Wade-Fishing Trips

The J. Nicholl Fly Fishing Company is proud to offer instruction sessions which are tailored to fit your needs and take place on some of Michigan’s most scenic and notorious trout streams; the Au Sable and Manistee Rivers. If you’re interested in seeing what fly fishing is all about, you’ve come to the right place because we’re here to help! Everyone has to start somewhere and our instruction sessions are designed to take away the frustration and to develop positive habits.

Or maybe you’re a novice and want to learn how to catch more fish. Our guides specialize in and have even developed some very effective ways of catching fish in a multitude of situations on various water types with European Nymphing techniques. You’ve read about it or maybe have even tried it yourself. We can offer instruction that will take it to the next level. Let us show you what the buzz is all about!

Instructional Sessions

Instructional sessions can be book for one, two, or three anglers of varying skill sets. Whether you’re just beginning or want to work on a specific skill, our certified and knowledgeable guides are there to help you take things to the next level. When applicable, actual instruction will take place on the river. However, special requests and locations can be discussed so please don’t hesitate to give us a call!

All materials will be provided for you except for waders and boots. Don’t have any? That’s no problem. We can make arrangements for rentals – additional charges will apply.

Beginner Instruction

Length of Session: Approximately 3 hours

Cost: 1 Angler – $150 2 Anglers – $200 3 Anglers – $250

Euro Nymphing Instruction

Length of Session: Approximately 3 hours

Cost: 1 Angler – $150 2 Anglers – $200

1/2 Day Wade Fishing – Creeks/Rivers

Length of Session: Approximately 4 hours

Cost: 1 Angler – $175 2 Anglers – $225


We accept personal checks, money orders, cashiers checks, or debit/credit cards via PayPal for your convenience.


Ready to book? Questions? Contact us at joe@jnichollflyfishing.com or use the form below