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Drift Boat and Raft Rowing Tips for Your River Fishing Adventures

Get your drift boat and raft rowing tips for your river fishing from a pro guide and start out doing it right.

Reds Fly demonstrates some of the very basics on river rowing for your drift boat or raft and it is a lesson backed by style and skill.

What fly fishing enthusiast hasn’t dreamed of owning their own drift boat to fish their favorite rivers. I have been fly fishing in the east for over 20 years and finally took my first guided drift boat trip last summer and what a great way to fish a river. Our guide showed true skill in navigating our boat through white-water and around river debris, putting us on the right spots to hook fish.

What I saw that day was true skill for rowing built up over 30 years of experience with a guide who could safely handle the boat and guide us at the same time. These are skills worth emulating by taking one of the professional courses available in the U.S. A pro service will teach you the right-way right off the bat while also passing on very important safety tips.

A drift boat or river raft can open up a whole new world of fishing but do yourself a favor and start off on the right foot with pro tips.

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Drift Boat and Raft Rowing Tips for Your River Fishing Adventures