On this organized tour you will paddle in a kayak, hike the hills of Gros Morne National Park, and fish for Atlantic salmon.
"Getting your feet wet - sea kayaking Basics"
Day 1. Arrival
Arrive at Deer Lake by 4 P.M. for pick-up and transfer to Gros Morne National Park where you will have your evening dinner, welcome and orientation to the week's activities. After dinner, a short presentation on the basics of sea kayaking.
Day 2. The Basics on Sea Kayaking
Review of Sea kayaking equipment. Introduction to the basic skills of sea kayaking. Depart at approximately 11am for a day of paddling on Bonne Bay - over the course of the day, we will work with you on your sea kayaking techniques. You will return to your accommodations by late afternoon, in time for a delicious seafood dinner. After dinner a short presentation on the basics of navigating with map and compass.
Finding your Wat - Map Reading Basics.
Day 3. The Hike
Set out for Woody Point by water taxi. Arriving at the south side, you will begin your hike on the Look Out Hills. The route is off-trail, a perfect setting for map reading basics. With the assistance of your guide and with map in hand, your challenge will be to select a route and hike it! Enjoy a delicious evening meal at the Old Loft Restaurant, known for great seafood and wonderful atmosphere. Return by water taxi to your accommodations at Norris Point.
Day 4. Freshwater Angling Basics
Depart for Tuckamore Lodge, stopping enroute at Western Brook for a boat tour of this spectactular landlocked fiord. Arrival at Tuckamore Lodge by late afternoon, just in time for a delicious dinner and an introduction to your nest learning adventure.......
Getting Hooked - Freshwater Angling Basics.
Day 5. Introduction to Fly-fishing
Introduction to fly fishing equipment. Review Freshwater Fishing regulations. Learn the best type of clothing and equipment most suitable for Fly Fishing, let one of our experienced guides provide you with fly casting instructions and techniques. Learn to read the water. With the assistance of your instructor you will practice casting on the lake adjacent to the lodge. After a fun -filled afternoon you will enjoy a meal prepared by our chef, Peggy, who is well known for her delicous recipe.
Day 6. The First Catch
Travel by boat to the fly fishing school on the river- practice and enjoy fly fishing with the knowledge you've been taught from the day before at the salmon pools.Arrive at the lodge for a light lunch and a well deserved rest.Around 4 o'clock its back on the water again and proudly bring home your first Atlantic Salmon. Relax and enjoy a delicious salmon dinner, just what the Doctor ordered.
Day 7 Tying Flies
One of our experienced guides will teach you to tie the different types of flies that are used on the Salmon River. Then its off for a morning of fishing. Dinner at Light keeper Cafe or Norsemans Cafe.
Options for the afternoon: Return to the river for fishing or take a boat tour to see whales and icebergs or visit the UNESCO World Heritage Viking Site.
Day 8. Farewell
It is time to say good-bye. Staff will transport you to Deer Lake or St. Anthony Airport for your journey home, with your unforgettable memories .
CA$2,600 per person (Canadian dollars)
Harmonized Sales and Service Tax (HST) of 13% must be paid to the lodge for all trips with a 6.5% rebate to non-Canadian residents.
Dates: Last 2 weeks in June / Last 2 weeks in August
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