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She's Fly® Saratoga Retreat

This retreat features world class fishing access and the natural healing waters of Saratoga Hot Springs just yards from the door of your room. Enjoy daily yoga sessions, unlimited access to the private hot springs, and the chance to learn fly fishing basics that will assure you go home with the confidence and knowledge to Be Your Own Guide®.

She’s Fly® invites you to join us for this 3-night, 2-day unique fly fishing experience. You can also arrange to arrive earlier before check in or leave later after check-out and get in a round of golf (seasonal) or add a massage to your experience! Immerse yourself in nature, soak up the relaxing warmth of these historical hot springs, and make some connections that will last a lifetime!

*This trip is only for women.

Trip Details

Lodge: Saratoga Hot Springs Resort 

Dates: April 28 - May 1, 2023

Hosted by the She's Fly® Founders: Dylan Demery, Emily Anderson, Jaclyn Fitzgerald 

 

What's included in the Option 1 Package ($1800) recommended for beginners:

  • Three nights, two full days

  • Deluxe Double room at Saratoga Hot Springs Resort, we suggest no more than 2 people per room 

  • Hot Springs access

  • Day 1: She's Fly Fishing® 101 clinic includes

    • Casting lessons on land and water (with rod-and-reel and the option to learn Tenkara)

    • Gear Must-Haves overview

    • Entomology

    • Read the river

    • Fish handling

    • River etiquette

    • Private luncheon

  • Day 2: a full day on a guided float trip led by Kelly McAlister (lunch provided) on Sunday, 4/30 (price includes gratuity)

  • Guided Yoga sessions (included but optional - morning and afternoon)

  • Sunday night pairing dinner

*We will coordinate roommates upon final payment. If you are unwilling to share a room with another person OR you have a person you want to share room with, please let us know in the comments when you register and make sure your roommate registers too!

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Additional Package Options:

  • Option 2 Package ($2000) includes Option 1 plus all food* (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) on-site at Saratoga Hot Springs Resort (including resort fees and gratuity)

  • Option 3 Package ($2100) includes all of Option 1 except the Fly Fishing 101 clinic. Instead you get two full days on a guided float trip led by Kelly McAlister (lunch provided) on Saturday, 4/29 and Sunday 4/30 (price includes gratuity)

  • Option 4 Package ($2300) includes Option 3 plus all food* (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) on-site at Saratoga Hot Springs Resort (including resort fees and gratuity)

*If you opt out of the food package, you can still do your own thing at the resort or delicious restaurants nearby.

 

Not included

 

What to bring

  • Dress for the elements! Wyoming can be gorgeous, windy, cold, rainy, snowy, and everything in between. Although warmer conditions are not uncommon, please bring warm clothing.

What's Provided:

  • Waders, boots, rods, flies

  • Pool towels

  • Lunches with the Day 1 clinic and the guided trips

  • Pairing dinner in the brewery on Day 2

Daily Itinerary (a more detailed itinerary will be provided after booking):

  • Arrival: Check in at Saratoga Hot Springs resort, meet & greet the She's Fly® crew & guests in the Snowy Range Brewery. Soak, relax, and settle in for the evening.
    You can also arrange to arrive early and get in a round of golf (seasonal) or a massage. Just contact the resort to set it up!

  • Day 1: Start your first day off with Yoga to prepare yourself for:

    • A day of fly fishing basics (including gear overview, entomology overview, river etiquette, proper fish handling, private luncheon, and casting lessons on-land and water. Have a seat at our table for a private luncheon & time to relax with the other gals
      OR

    • A full-day float trip including gear, lunch, and gratuity with Kelly McAlister

The day will conclude with a restorative yoga session. Then you can take time to soak in the Saratoga Hot Springs Resort amenities. 

  • Day 2: Get a jump start on the day with guided yoga. Next you will gear up for a full-day guided float trip with local legendary female guides. Lunch will be provided on the trip. Upon your return, we'll meet you fire-side to unwind and recap the day's adventure. We'll gather for a pairing dinner in the Snowy Range Brewery to celebrate our memories made together. Of course, there's time for post-adventure hot springs soaking after all of the day's events!

  • Departure: Finish off strong with a final soak before we send you off to BE YOUR OWN GUIDE®.
    You can also arrange to leave later and get in a round of golf (seasonal) or a massage. Just contact the resort to set it up!

Food and Beverages:

Meal Package Option - If you choose to add meals to your package, the following are included:

  • Saturday / Sunday / Monday breakfast, Friday / Saturday dinner. Gratuity and resort fees included however alcohol is excluded. You are free to indulge as you see fit. 

Opt out of meals & the following is included:

  • Lunch on Day 1 with either the Fly Fishing Basics class or the guided float trip as well as the pairing dinner at Snowy Range Brewery on Day 2

  • There are delicious restaurants in town within walking distance if you wish to explore the local cuisine.

  • Guided fishing on Day 2 includes lunch and will be served on the water. 

Technology: WiFi available on site.

 

Travel arrangements: Email She's Fly at info@shesfly.com if you need help coordinating travel arrangements. 

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

A non-refundable $750 deposit is due at time of booking. The remaining balance is due 30 days prior to the trip arrival date. Should you cancel your trip, a refund will be made only if your space can be filled, minus a 10% service charge. We make no refunds nor assume any additional expenses if weather or any reason beyond our control renders you unable to complete a trip or any other part of an itinerary. We reserve the right to cancel a trip because of low enrollment or other circumstances and will refund all funds paid to us in such a case.

 

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