Ontario Fly fishing Guide Service
& Ontario Fly fishing School

Muskoka and Algonquin Fly fishing guide and instructor, Michael Bertelsen is Ontario’s longest running full time fly fishing guide. Established in 1988, Michael Bertelsen has offered fly anglers an escape to the pristine waters of Northern Ontario and Algonquin Park. Experience some of Ontario’s finest Guided flyfishing for Northern Pike, or Flyfishing for Smallmouth Bass as well as Brook Trout flyfishing just 2 hours north of Toronto.

Walk & Wade Trips

Fly fish remote rivers & streams for Brook Trout & Smallmouth Bass.
No equipment? No worries, we can supply waders and fly rods.

Drift Boat Trips

Fly fish for Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike and Brook Trout while floating some of Ontario’s most beautiful lakes & rivers in a comfortable, very stable drift boat.

Northern Pike Fly Fishing Trips

Be it blind casting or site casting in clear shallow water, hooking a northern pike on fly has to be one of the biggest thrills in freshwater fly fishing.

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Ontario Fly fishing School

For almost 3 decades Michael has been instructing novice & experienced anglers. Fly casting classes begin in mid-April, with each tailored to everyone's skill level. The private & group fly fishing clinic is the most comprehensive fly fishing class offered. Giving the novice or intermediate fly anglers a unique chance to catch native Brook Trout or Smallmouth Bass on their very first trip out.

Fly Fishing Clinics – Full Day Courses

Topics include:

  • The Roll Cast

  • Basic Cast
  • Fly Presentation
  • Tackle Selection
  • Entomology & Fly Selection
  • Reading the Water

  • Basic knot skills

  • Playing & Landing Fish



Call 705-789-3126 or email us to request prices or more information.


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