The Perfect Catskills Weekend

Guided fly fishing + private chef + personal photographer = Esopus Creel

Arrive in the Catskills on a Friday afternoon and settle in for a weekend of fishing & fun. Three days, two nights, all-inclusive or à la carte:

  • Lodging at the award winning Glass Mountain Inn (2 nights)
  • Two full days of guided fly fishing (beginners welcome - all gear included)
  • Chef Ethan Knechel for dinners + local breakfasts and stream-side lunches
  • Culinary Institute Photographer - Phil Mansfield
  • Live music with Gregory Stovetop
  • + Special food guests & more
Catskill Mountain side

Our Signature Weekend

June 9-11 at Glass Mountain Inn, Phoenicia

The Glass Mountain Inn is a family-owned community of vacation rentals. An 1896 farmhouse directly across from the Stony Clove Creek with 360 degrees of breathtaking Catskills mountain views, a short walk from the scenic town center of Phoenicia, New York. Awarded Hudson Valley Magazine's "Best of the Hudson Valley" in 2016. Room for 6 anglers.

Glass Mountain Inn


Escape Brooklyn

Check out our profile over on Escape Brooklyn. Huge thanks to Erin & Denny for the beautiful work.

Esopus Creel on Escape Brooklyn


Scribner's Catskill Lodge | May 20th, 2017

Scribner's invited us up for a day of demos, guiding, and fly tying in their whiskey lounge. Rough life, right? Use promo-code "FISH" to book. Demos are for guests only. 7pm tying is open to the public. Info here.

Esopus Creel at Scribner's Lodge


Wayside Cider | Father's Day Chat and Cast

June 18th 11:30am - 1:00pm

Free fly fishing talk and casting demonstration. Open to the public at one of my favorite places in the Catskills, Wayside Cider. Come down, sip ciders, have lunch, learn the basics of fly fishing and try casting a fly rod... see if it suits. Happy Father's Day to you!

Esopus Creel at Wayside Cider


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We may have a few dinner-only tickets available for our open-pit dinners. Invites will be email only. Sign-up below for first dibs.

Open Pit Dinners with Esopus Creel

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