George Sylvestre

Meet Guide George Sylvestre

Captain George Sylvestre is a Fly Fishers International (FFI) Certified Casting Instructor, Fly Fishing Guide, and Educator

As lead guide/instructor for Sylvestre Outdoors, LLC Captain George Sylvestre operates this small family business with the help of his wife and three sons. Together they provide clients with fly casting instruction, guided fly fishing trips (both fresh and saltwater), and fly fishing educational seminars from Cape Cod, MA to the Berkshires and across Connecticut.

Captain Sylvestre is a fly fishing guide, educator, and author. He regularly contributes articles to magazines including On the Fly, On the Water, and Tail Magazine. He leads the Cape Cod chapter of Project Healing Waters (PHW) Fly Fishing and is the PHW Deputy New England Regional Coordinator for Casting and Education. He serves on the Board of Directors for Cape Cod Trout Unlimited and the leads the development of educational programs for Fly Fishers International (FFI).


George Sylvestre owns and operates this guided fly fishing and instruction company with his sons, making a living out of his passion. Being able to teach others about his passion is exhilarating and keeps him striving for the best quality experience for all guests.

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Expertise & Attributes

4 Years of Experience

Fishing Attributes

Fly Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids
Saltwater Fishing
Freshwater Fishing

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Fly Box
Fly Lines
Leader Tippet
Medical Supplies

Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

We can provide rods, reels, lines, flies, etc. though our clients are encouraged to bring their own if they would like

Things to Bring:

- Waders (as needed)

- Sun screen / Sun glasses / Hat

- Snacks & Drinks

- Validate fishing license

Freshwater trips are subject to river conditions and saltwater wading trips are tide dependent. Your guide is responsible for your fishing experience so times and locations may be adjusted slightly based on conditions and weather.

Sylvestre Outdoors, LLC encourages catch and release fishing

DEPOSIT: A 25% deposit is required to reserve your booking

BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either credit, cash, or Venmo

CLIENT CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 7 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged but dependent on guide availability.

GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit..

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