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Hosted Expeditions and Fly Fishinf Schools

Take Your Skills to the Next Level!

Join Our Expert Advisors on One of These Educational Fly-Fishing Expeditions in Pursuit of Some of the World's Greatest Gamefish!

Explore some of the most beautiful and productive angling destinations in the world as you take  your fly fishing skills to the next level. Join Jon and his experienced staff as they Fly Fishing for tarponpursue the sport’s most sought-after species. Whether you prefer to stalk bonefish and permit on tropical flats, battle billfish in the cobalt currents of the Pacific, jump giant tarpon in the Caribbean, or match the hatch for selective trout, Jon and his group of leading experts stand ready to act in an advisory capacity on each day of the trip. Furthermore, an informal workshop is held every evening to ensure that you receive the close personal attention needed to keep improving your skills and maximize your shots.

"Expeditions are geared towards the adventurous fly fisher who is dedicated to becoming more self-reliant."

Drawing from knowledge he garnered over decades, Jon offers advice on everything from tackle, sighting fish, flies, leaders, fish biology, stalking, and casting techniques to fish fighting, fly presentation, reading water, selecting tides, and a host of other related topics. Jon's goal is for participants to go far beyond simply catching fish. He wants you to gain the confidence and develop the skills needed to go it alone on your next adventure. To further improve your casting techniques for species you'll be targeting, an optional one-day orientation is offered at a nominal fee prior to each expedition.

Call or email jon@jonbcaveflyfishing.com for a current list of upcoming hosted expeditions.

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St. Johns River Bass and Bream
Blue Rioge Mountains Expedition
North Georgia Trophy Trout Bahamas Bonefish Expedition Costa Rica Tarpon Expedition

 

Fly Fishing for Bass on the St. Johns River Fly Fishing for Trout Fly Fising for Trout Fly Fishing for Bonefish Fly Fishing for Tarpon in Costa Rica

St. Johns River Bass/Bream Expedition

(American Shad Available In-Season)

Native Americans call it “Welaka” or “river of lakes,” an apt description of the interconnected chain of lakes that make Fly-Fishing for bassup the greater St. Johns River system. Near the river’s headwatFly-fishing, fly-casting for shaders, a combination of shallow braided channels, fertile aquatic vegetation, and remote wilderness form what is arguably the finest largemouth bass fishery in the world and a veritable fly fishing paradise. This section of the St. Johns with an ideal habitat supports a  huge population of bass with a few trophies exceeding 10 pounds. A variety of bream offer steady action as well.  Furthermore, American shad provide plenty of fly fishing excitement during the winter when they make their annual migration to their natal breeding grounds. Wildlife is abundant with daily sightings of alligators, eagles, osprey, herons, and many other wading birds.

Join your guides/hosts, Jon and Paul Cave, on a truly outstanding 2-day fishing adFly Fishing for Breamventure as they share their unique and intimate knowledge of the St. Johns River including its fishery, history, and biology. You’ll improve your casting skills and learn the habits and prime habitats of the river’s various fish species along with the techniques and tactics needed to consistently catch them in this incredibly beautiful, isolated, and natural part of “old Florida.” A review and discussion of the day’s fishing is held around the evening campfire.

This exceedingly inexpensive trip includes comfortable tent camping on the river bank, non-alcoholic beverages, and camp-side meals (including a shoreline steak dinner served with a complimentary bottle of wine)  in addition to the 2 days of fly-fishing for bass, bream, and shad (in season) from either an airboat or skiff. Fly tackle, sleeping bags, snacks, and fishing licenses are not included. Please contact us for pricing.

Upcoming dates: Please call or email.

Optional 1-day fly-fishing and fly casting workshop prior to expedition -$150 To ensure individualized attention, only a very limited number of openings are available on each expedition. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a spot on any trip.

Enroll early as all trips fill quickly. Call 407/977-0659 or email jon@jonbcaveflyfishing.com for more information.

Suggested fly casting skill level: Beginner through expert

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North Georgia | Bahamas Bonefish | Costa Rica

 

Blue Ridge Mountain Trout Expedition

Why travel to the Rocky Mountains, Argentina, New Zealand, and beyond when you can enjoy world-Fly Fishing for TroutFly Fishing for Troutclass trout fishing much closer to home in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Southern Appalachia? Rainbow, brown, and brook troutare plentiful and trophy-sized fish exceeding 20 inches in length are always a possibility in the over 600 miles of outstanding waters located within an hour’s drive of Brevard, North Carolina.

Join guides/hosts, Jon and Paul Cave, as they teach you the techniques and tactics needed to become an accomplished trout angler. The knowledge and skills derived from this expedition will demystify the complications associated with catching trout on fly tackle. Learn to “match the hatch” with dry flies, nymphs, streamers, and terrestrials common to area waters and  make a presentation that even the most selective trout will find irresistible.

This 3-day expedition and workshop in the Blue Ridge Mountains offers trophy trout fishing at a bargain price that includes:Fly fishing trophy trout

  • Round-trip ground transportation betweenOrlando, FL and Brevard, NC (A transportation discount is offered to those anglers nottraveling from Florida)
  • 3 full days of fishing with 1 day on the limited-access trophy section of the Davidson River - - listed by Trout Unlimited as one of the top 100 trout streams in America
  • 3 nights lodging
  • All fishing licenses
  • 11 meals
  • Guide fees
  • Private access fees
  • Assistance in equipment selection

    Snacks, beverages, fly-fishing equipment, and tips are not included.

    Please contact us for more information, upcoming dates, and pricing.

    Optional 1-day fly fishing and fly casting workshop prior to trout expedition - $150.

    To insure individualized attention, only 6 openings are available on this expedition. Enroll early as all trips fill quickly. First come, first served.

    Call 407/977-0659 or email jon@jonbcaveflyfishing.com for more information. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a spot on any trip.

    Suggested fly casting skill level: Beginner through expert

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    St. Johns River Bass | Bahamas Bonefish | Costa Rica

     

    North Georgia Trophy Trout Expedition

Looking for a quick weekend trip filled Fly Fishing for Troutwith plenty of exciting trout action? This is a unique opportunity to be one of only a select few anglers allowed to wade for trophy trout on the private section of the “Tic” in the scenic mountains of North Georgia. Last fall, one angler landed a fat, wild rainbow that was at least 24 inches long and there are plenty of chances to catch even bigger fish. Join us as we guide you on this beautiful meadow stream and  teach you the techniques and tactics needed to become an accomplished trout angler. The knowledge and skills derived from this expedition will help you make a stealthy presentation that even the most selective trout will find irresistible.

 

This inexpensive 2-day expedition and workshop for trophy trout fishing includes:Fly casting for trout

  • Round-trip ground transportation between Orlando, FL and North Georgia. (A transportation discount or allowance may be offered to those anglers who prefer to travel on their own.)
  • 2 full days of fishing on the limited-access trophy section of the Tic.
  • 2 nights lodging (double occupancy)
  • All fishing licenses
  • 8 meals
  • Guide fees
  • Private access fees
  • Assistance in equipment selection

Snacks, beverages, fly fishing equipment, and tips are not included.

    Optional 1-day fly fishing and fly casting workshop prior to trout expedition - $150

    To ensure individualized attention, only a very limited number of openings are available on each expedition. Enroll early as all trips fill quickly. Call 407/977-0659 or email jon@jonbcaveflyfishing.com for more information. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a spot on any trip.

    Suggested fly casting skill level: Beginner through expert

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    St. Johns River Bass | Blue Ridge Mountains | Costa Rica

     

    Bahamas Bonefish Expedition/School

    The translucent waters surrounding the islands of the Bahamas hold an amazingly large and healthy population of bonefish that average 4-6 pounds with plenty of 10-plus pounders to offer you the opportunity at the fish of a lifetime.

    Fly Fishing for BonefishFly-caseing to boneTo help in your bonefish quest, we’re highly dedicated to making you a more self-sufficient fly fisher by improving both your knowledge base and skill level in order to successfully stalk bones on your own.

    There is no better location to do that than on productive flats of the Bahamas. Since at times there are no local guides, Jon or a staff member stand ready on the water to help and provide assistance throughout the trip on everything from a difficult casting problem to locating and sighting the great “gray ghost.” Evenings are spent reviewing the day’s fishing, discussing various bonefishing scenarios, and learning the dynamics of tidal flats.Fly Fishing for bonefish

    Openings are limited in order to provide the personal attention you need to take your skills to the next level. Because of the extensive wading required on this trip, individuals should be in good physical condition. The bonefish expedition and workshop includes meals, groundtransportation, lodging, and use of any watercraft while in the islands. Tips, alcoholic beverages, air transportation, and any additional travel costs incurred in getting to the islands are not included. We offer a terrific piece of fly fishing nirvana for very little jack. Please contact us for pricing. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a spot on any trip.

     

    Upcoming dates: Please call or email

    Optional 1-day fly fishing and fly casting workshop prior to  bonefish expedition - $150. To ensure individualized attention, only a very limited number of openings are available on each expedition. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a spot on any trip.

    Enroll early as all trips fill quickly. Call 407/977-0659 or email jon@jonbcaveflyfishing.com for more information

    Suggested fly casting skill level: Intermediate through expert

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    St. Johns River Bass | Blue Ridge Mountains | North Georgia

     

    Costa Rica Tarpon Expedition

    “Costa Rica” translates to “rich coast” in English; an appropriate characterization of the abundant natural resources that exist in the country’s lush Fly Fishing Costa Rica jungle forests and fertile waters. Of special interest to fly rodders, the southeast coastal waters adjacent to the Panamanian border support a plentiful population of giant chrome-sided tarpon that range in size from 40 to 150-plus pounds.

    Regardless of  whether you’re an expert fly fisher or trying to become a more accomplished one, few places can match the area’s great opportunities for shots at powerful trophy-sized silver kings. Each day a local guide takes you and another angler by panga to look for tarpon and Fly Fishing for Tarpon bait pods during the most productive tidal phases. Late afternoons are spent at our workshop for a “hands-on” discussion on casting techniques, leader construction, and the special methods  used to hook, land, and fight these behemoths. Jon or an expert staff member are also readily available throughout the day to assist you  in your quest for the ultimate high on fly.

    Accommodations are at a quaint lodge surrounded by an incredibly beautiful tropical rain forest where sightings of monkeys, sloths, exotic frogs, and other interesting wildlife Fly Fishing Costa Rica are a common occurrence. Relax in the evening with a tasty local brew and great seafood dinner at Maxie’s, a nearby legendary establishment with an eclectic mix of travelers and friendly locals. Flies and leaders are included in the price of the trip and tarpon tackle is available for a slight fee for those who don’t have their own.

    This adventure/workshop includes  4 days of fishing and 6 nights with meals (at the lodge only), lodging, guides, and ground transportation between San Jose’ and Manzanillo. Tips, alcoholic beverages, air transportation, and additional costs in transit are not included. Please contact us for pricing. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a spot on any trip.

    Upcoming dates: Please call or email.

    Optional 1-day fly fishing and fly casting workshop prior to tarpon expedition - $150

    To ensure individualized attention, only a very limited number of openings are available on each expedition.

    Enroll early as all trips fill quickly. Call 407/977-0659 or email jon@jonbcaveflyfishing.com for more information.

    Suggested fly casting skill level: Intermediate through expert

    St. Johns River Bass | Blue Ridge Mountains | North Georgia

    Bahamas Bonefish | Costa Rica

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