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River of Life Outdoor Adventures (Wayne Aldridge), NY

River of Life Outdoor Adventures is a fly-fishing guide service based on the Upper Delaware River system owned and operated by Wayne Aldridge, a NYS-licensed guide since 1999 and permitted by Pennsylvania as well as the National Park Service. Offering both float and wade trips on the West Branch, East Branch, and Main Stem of the Delaware as well as walk/wade trips on the Beaverkill, Willowemoc, and Neversink Rivers. Fly fishing for wild rainbow, wild brown trout, and smallmouth bass using both traditional fly casting and Spey-casting techniques. Our guide service is geared to all skill levels, from beginners in need of basic instruction to the most skillful angler.
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6 of 6(100%)customers would recommend this to a friend.
Customer Reviews for River of Life Outdoor Adventures (Wayne Aldridge), NY
Review 1 for River of Life Outdoor Adventures (Wayne Aldridge), NY
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River-of-Life,
July 22, 2013
By: BarnhardtsPool18
from Eastern Massachusetts
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Additional Thoughts:Wayne is a great guide
"My father and I have had the pleasure of taking 3 float trips on the West Branch with Wayne and we can't say enough good things about the experience. His knowledge of the river, the insects and ability to put us onto fish is fantastic. Beyond that Wayne makes the time spent in the boat thoroughly enjoyable, he's just a great person to spend a day fishing with and my dad & I can't wait for our next trip. I have no reservations about recommending Wayne as a guide."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 2 for River of Life Outdoor Adventures (Wayne Aldridge), NY
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Hardest Working Guide on the River,
June 24, 2013
By: NineThree
from San Diego, CA, USA
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"Wayne Aldridge and his River of Life Adventures team
exceeded my expectations. From the home-made lunches, the comfortable room accommodations and of course Wayne's knowledge and skill on the river. Wayne was well prepared for the high water conditions in that we all caught nice trout. I have done my share of guided fly fishing in other parts of the country, but have never been with a guide willing to work nearly twelve hours each day to provide his clients with instruction, encouragement, stories, humor and endless flys (well tied!).
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Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 3 for River of Life Outdoor Adventures (Wayne Aldridge), NY
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Wayne's World Rocks,
June 21, 2013
By: WBUDR1stimer
from Bucks County, PA
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"For our first trip to the West Branch of the Upper Delaware River, Wayne delivered the goods. His knowledge and experience got this novice on nice 16-18" wild brownies in high, fast water on dry flies and streamers. His patience to teach and his respect of the trout and water would bring me back again. Awesome boat, gear and accomodations were icing on the cake."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 4 for River of Life Outdoor Adventures (Wayne Aldridge), NY
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Enjoyable weekend,
April 24, 2013
By: Yukonchuck
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"We fished with Wayne for two days, in windy cool conditions. We found a few fish, learned a lot about reading water conditions and various fly fishing techniques. We would not look for another guide when we fish the same waters."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 5 for River of Life Outdoor Adventures (Wayne Aldridge), NY
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Professional & Fun Makes for GREAT Fishing!,
August 23, 2012
By: HusbandAndWifeTeam
from Milford, NJ, USA
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Additional Thoughts:Topnotch Delaware River Guide!
"We have fished all over the world and have experienced many guides, both in salt and fresh water climates. Wayne Aldridge is one of the best! Even tempered - even when your line tangles - again. Passionate about trying new things such as comparing our single handed rods with our switch rods or his Spey rod and very, very knowledgable about the river, its hot spots and what flies are most effective. Add in his secret weapon - his wife Laurie's lunches and a day with Wayne is truly something to look forward to. We have happily fished with him more than once and will do so again... In fact, we can hardly wait!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 6 for River of Life Outdoor Adventures (Wayne Aldridge), NY
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Couldn't ask for more,
August 22, 2012
By: Flyfishingwife
from Deposit, NY, USA
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"My husband and I spent the whole day with Wayne on the West Branch of the Deleware. Wayne knows the river. Took us to all his best spots and we both caught trout. I'm the novice and he was very patient gave good tips and let me do it myself so I would learn. Supplied a great lunch and we had a long and rewarding day on the river. I would recommend him highly."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes