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Colorado Fly Fishing Float Trips

The Ultimate Vail Valley Outdoor Adventure

Ready for an unforgettable fly fishing float trip? Look no further! Our team at Eagle River Outfitter is here to guide you through a remarkable journey, immersing you in the serene beauty of nature while honing your angling skills. Get ready to cast your line, feel the rush of the river, and reel in the catch of a lifetime. This page will delve into the intricate details of a fly fishing float trip, sharing experiences and hints with you to assist you in getting the most out of your experience.

Learn About Fly Fishing Float Trips

A fly fishing float trip combines the thrill of fishing with the tranquility of floating along a picturesque river or stream. This adventure allows you to access remote fishing spots often inaccessible by foot, providing you with a unique opportunity to target elusive fish species. Whether you are a seasoned angler or a novice, a fly fishing float trip offers an unparalleled experience in the heart of nature.

Half Day Float
1 Person - $550
2 Person - $550
3 Person - $1,100
4 Person - $1,100
3/4 Day Float
1 Person - $695
2 Person - $695
3 Person - $1,390
4 Person - $1,390
Full Day Float w/ Lunch!
1 Person - $800
2 Person - $800
3 Person - $1,600
4 Person - $1,600
Book a Half Day Float Trip
Book a 3/4th Day Float Trip
Book a Full Day Float Trip
(Lunch Included)

Float trip includes everything needed for your day on the water - water, waders/wading socks and boots (if needed), rods/reels, flies, and terminal tackle. The only things NOT included are transportation, fishing license(s), and guide gratuity.

Pricing is for one or two persons. For a larger group reservation/pricing, call us or use our online reservation system.

Here are the benefits and services you can expect from engaging ERO for your fly fly-fishing float adventure. 

Choosing the Ideal Location

ERO professionals monitor the best float location for a successful and fulfilling outing and will offer you several location choices for your fly fishing float trip. We will consider factors such as the type of fish species you wish to target, the level of difficulty you prefer, and the overall ambiance you seek. From majestic rivers coursing through rugged mountains to gentle streams meandering through lush valleys, there are diverse options to cater to every angler's preferences.

Preparing for the Trip

Before embarking on your fly fishing float trip, thorough preparation is essential. Here are some key aspects that we'll provide for you:

Gear and Equipment:

ERO will supply you with the appropriate fly fishing gear, including rods, reels, lines, waders, boots, leaders, and flies for your target fish species and the river conditions.

Personal Essentials:

Pack sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, sunglasses, and appropriate clothing layers to protect yourself from the elements. Remember to bring a camera to capture those memorable moments.

Knowledge of Local Regulations:

Your ERO professional guide will familiarize you with the fishing regulations and help you obtain any necessary permits or licenses for the chosen fishing location. Respecting the local guidelines ensures the sustainability of the ecosystem and preserves the natural beauty for future generations.

The Float Trip Experience

Once we are fully prepared and reach the river, it's time to embark on your fly fishing float trip adventure. Here's what you can expect:

Drifting Downstream:

Hop aboard a comfortable drift boat or raft, expertly guided by an Eagle River Outfitter experienced rower, and fly fishing guide. Drifting downstream provides a unique vantage point to explore the river, spot fish, and cast your line precisely where the action is.

Immersion in Nature:

As you float along the water, embrace the serenity of the surroundings. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of nature, observing wildlife and enjoying breathtaking landscapes. It is an opportunity to get away from the commotion of everyday life and to reacquaint oneself with the peace and quiet of the great outdoors.

Casting Techniques:

Our professional guides will offer valuable insights into casting techniques for river conditions and fish species. Enhance your skills as you learn to present your fly with finesse and precision, increasing your chances of enticing a strike.

Landing the Catch:

Feel the adrenaline surge as a fish takes your fly. Set the hook, and get ready for an exhilarating battle. You'll learn how to hook, play and land your prized catch while ensuring its secure release back into the water with the help of your Colorado fly fishing guide's expert advice.

The Benefits of a Guided Float Trip

Opting for a guided fly fishing float trip brings several advantages:

Local Expertise:

Hop aboard a comfortable drift boat or raft, expertly guided by an Eagle River Outfitter experienced rower, and fly fishing guide. Drifting downstream provides a unique vantage point to explore the river, spot fish, and cast your line precisely where the action is.

Safety and Convenience:

Our experienced guides prioritize your safety and handle all logistics, allowing you to focus solely on enjoying your fishing adventure. From navigating the river currents to providing necessary equipment, they ensure a seamless and worry-free fishing trip.

Learning Opportunities:

A guided float trip offers an excellent opportunity to learn new techniques, refine your skills, and gain insights into the local ecosystem. Absorb our guides' wisdom, and you'll emerge as a more skilled angler.

We are located in the beautiful, colorful state of Colorado and offer guided fly fishing tours to select rivers across the state. Start your next fly fishing adventure with Eagle River Outfitter!
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