I brought my 18 year old son up to Salmon Lodge the end of June. He had never fly fished before. We did practice a bit on the lawn before we left for Salmon Lodge. The lodge could not have been more supportive and really went out of their way to help him. All four guides we had - Larry, Charles, Clement and Yvan were excellent and each helped my son improve each day. They were quite enthusiastic and were nearly as excited as dad was when my son caught salmon on a dry fly. The food was excellent. Julia did a great job, as did all the staff. The lodge itself is beautiful, and right above a bend in the Cascapedia. I could not have been happier to have taken my son on his first Atlantic Salmon trip to Salmon Lodge. We will be coming back for years to come.