The best way to catch a fish is to think like a fish, which means fretting about how to put all 4,000 of your kids through fish college. Catch a whole school with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $199.99 for a guided sturgeon-fishing trip for two (a $500 value)
- $299 for a guided steelhead-fishing trip for three with an instructional "walk-and-wade" (a $600 value)
- $389.99 for a guided sturgeon-fishing trip for up to four on a private boat (a $1,000 value)
The four-hour fishing trip includes a guide who provides all necessary equipment. Depending on the option purchased, up to four people can participate in today's deal, making this Groupon ideal for a family outing. This deal can also be purchased as a holiday gift.
During "walk and wades," experienced anglers teach such topics as bait and tackle, fish behaviour, river safety, and how to fish pools, riffles, runs, and tailouts.
Great River Fishing Adventures
Fossil records suggest white sturgeon have been dwelling on rocky river bottoms for more than 200 million years. They bear armored plates rather than scales, and according to the guides at Great River Fishing Adventures, they fight like "a cross between a marlin and a freight train."
Having tagged a record-length sturgeon at 3.8 metres, the team has attracted several notable anglers, including Jimmy Houston and Jakub Vágner of National Geographic Channel's Fish Warrior. They specialize in tracking down the prehistoric river monsters, then catching them to aid in the species' fight for survival. Since 1995, expert anglers and envious goldfish have collected data from more than 90,000 sturgeons as part of an active monitoring program. They regularly lead groups on fishing trips to share the thrill of reeling in the fish while demonstrating proper catch-and-release techniques to keep the fish population flourishing.
Great River Fishing Adventures supplies all necessary equipment for each fishing trip. They also lead excursions to track down steelhead, trout, and Bobby Fischer's pawn lure.
Click here to see video of the record sturgeon.