Montana: Resort at Paws Up
An unconventional resort in the Montana wilderness, the Resort at Paws Up is an angler's retreat located within the golden triangle of western trout fishing.
New York: Lodge at Emerson Place
Located in the Northern Catskills, across from the stocked Esopus Creek trout stream, the Lodge at Emerson Place (formerly known as Catskill Corners) is an upstate New York gem and an oasis of tranquility. Non-anglers can head for nearby Woodstock for the arts and shopping scene.
New York: Lake Placid Lodge
One of only two properties in New York state endorsed by Orvis, the premier authority on fly fishing, Lake Placid Lodge is a member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux group, which means superior accommodations and simply wonderful cuisine.
Florida: Cheeca Lodge
In the Florida Keys, eco-friendly Cheeca Lodge will arrange fishing and diving trips for guests. Feeling lazy? Just cast a line over the resort's own 525-foot fishing pier.
Idaho: Wapiti Meadow Creek
In addition to offering flyfishing instruction, this log-cabin resort doesn't neglect the other pleasures of a vacation. Among the offerings: horseback riding, wildlife tours, photography, nature walks, and more.
Alaska: Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge
Whether his passion is catching halibut or salmon, he can reel in the big ones from this location in Kachemak Bay State Park, 10 miles from Homer. The rustic yet elegant lodge is accessible only by boat, float plane, or helicopter.