Kayak Fishing Classes

*Please note that the Susquehanna River is closed to smallmouth bass fishing (even catch & release) May 1 through June 18th. Guided Kayak Fishing Classes in the river environment are

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Special Topics Classes

Our special topics classes are designed to give you more in depth knowledge in a specific subject related to kayak fishing. We classify our “Special Topics” classes into two categories: Kayak

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Guided Kayak Fishing

Work hard and play hard! Enjoy two days of unbridled kayak fishing for river smallmouth bass with Wilderness Systems Pro Fishing Team member Juan Veruete. The trip includes two days

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A Leader In Kayak Fishing Education

In addition to courses and guiding we maintain an educational website for kayak fishing enthusiasts over at KayakFishingInstructor.com

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“Hands on and engaging…”

I would highly recommend a Kayak Fish PA class if you want to learn new or improve fishing techniques, greater paddling efficiency, and to develop the skill of using your kayak as an essential river tool. The best part is that it’s hands-on, engaging learning with the probability of catching some nice fish! I’m even considering signing up for another one with my fiance!

Wayne T.

“What a pleasure it was!…”

Fished with Juan today and what a pleasure it was. He taught me techniques with both lures and my kayak that I will be able to put to use in the future. I think the best thing a guide can do for you is to teach you things that will make you a better fisherman for the rest of your life. Juan did that for me today and the icing on the cake …. we caught fish too. I highly recommend this class if you want to become a better river fisherman.

Mike B.

“You won’t be disappointed…”

For those of you just getting into fishing out of a kayak, I highly recommend one of Juan’s guided trips or his Kayak Fishing Bootcamp! I have attended both and can’t list the countless tips I picked up from Juan such as paddling technique, holding position in river current, and pattern development techniques for finding fish. Matter of fact, my personal best smallmouth catch was on one of Juan’s guided trips on the Susquehanna ! If you can make the trip to Pennsylvania, take a guided trip. you won’t be disappointed!

Ivan V.

“Juan exceeded our expectations…”

I think it’s important to rate a few factors in this experience: expertise, comfort level, planning, fun, safety, success. In all six categories, Juan exceeded our expectations. He had the entire trip planned out perfectly and watched weather forecasts to adjust our trip accordingly. We immediately felt comfortable with Juan who is easy to get along with and an excellent teacher. He made us feel 100% safe while maneuvering small rapids for the first time.

Jessica B.

“Your organized and simple approach to teaching a style of fishing was easy to understand”…

I want to thank you a spectacular fishing trip. The things that I learned have really help improve my kayak fishing. Your years of coaching and fishing have given you a special set of skills that produces enjoyable fishing trip no matter what the angler’s needs are. While in the class, I felt like your were helping me without making me feel like I was being corrected. Your organized and simple approach to teaching a style of fishing was easy to understand and evening easier to execute on the water. I explained to you what I wanted out of my trip and you exceeded all my expectations. Thanks again for a great trip and see you next year.

Brian C. from MD

Brian C.