Home of the Angel Hair Fly

Capt. Ray Stachelek
1089 Frenchtown Road
East Greenwich, RI 02818

(401) 884-3794
(401) 323-5439


Ray Stachelek has been fishing the waters from Watch Hill, RI to Cape Cod MA for sixty years. He is a presenter at the National Fishing Shows along the East Coast. He contributes articals to various national magazines. Writes fish reports for online and newspaper publications.

Ray holds a Coast Guard certified captains license.

Captain Ray's Fly fishing activities

  • Designs and innovates a variety of saltwater flies. He is the originator of the Angel Hair Fly
  • Ties at National Fly Shows
  • Serves on the Board of Directors for several area fly fishing clubs
  • Delivers slide show presentations on saltwater game fish
  • Capt. Ray's extensive knowledge of saltwater fly fishing and fly tying have been documented by leading authors in the industry
  • Posts fishing reports for daily newspapers and web sites
  • Capt. Ray's flies are sold in fly shops throughout the USA
  • Expert instruction on fly tying and casting techniques Call for details and rates

A retired teacher by trade, Ray shares his knowledge readily and can help new anglers in the areas of fly selection, fly presentation, and casting. He has an innate sense of where the fish hold and can help all anglers of all skill levels "read" the water better.

Experienced fly fishers will benefit from Ray's ability to match skill level with varying degrees of angling challenge. Whether you're looking for your first striper or your first slam, Ray is up to the task.

"Every charter is different," says Ray. "Solving the puzzle with a different set of unknowns each day is a challenge I welcome. That and meeting new people have made chartering very rewarding. I enjoy watching fly fishers catch fish; sharing in their experience is awesome."


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