Tasty Water Adventures is officially a nationally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit. Our organizational mission is to provide adaptive fly fishing services and education to those individuals living with a disability.  


A Brief History

Tasty Water Adventures started in 2017 when Mike Abbott of Burlington, Vermont was hit hard by a close fly fishing friend’s life-altering injury that  left them with little to no access to the water.  This lack of access made it apparent that there was an opportunity to provide individuals with disabilities with a unique experience. With this information, a background in special education and a love for the outdoors, he put together the foundations that came to form the Tasty Waters mission and vision.




Our Vision

Tasty Water Adventures is dedicated to providing access, promoting inclusivity, and creating joy through fishing and the outdoors for those living with a life altering injury or disability.  

Here at Tasty Water, we believe that no matter the obstacle there is always a way around it and we will continue to push the boundaries for the betterment of our anglers.
— Mike Abbott, Founder

What We will offer

  • Adaptive casting lessons.
  • Access to our waterways through adaptive equipment.
  • Fly tying classes and lessons. 
  • Guided fly fishing outings. 

From our initial contact, we will build a profile for each angler we encounter or work with and will provide them with individualized and appropriate experiences.