Collection: Fishing Trips

Recognized as the Vail Valley's most experienced and most prominent guide service for over 42 years, the staff of Gore Creek Fly Fisherman welcomes you to sample some of the finest trout fishing the west has to offer. From novice anglers to well-seasoned fishermen, you will be treated to an experience on the legendary waters of the Vail Valley and beyond - an experience that will leave you with memories of a lifetime. We accommodate all skill levels, as well as children over the age of 8 on float and wade trips.

Access to the Colorado River, the Eagle River, Gore Creek, the Roaring Fork and many tributaries and the most extensive National Forest Service permits in the Vail Valley, give you never-ending options for unlimited fishing adventures!

Our guides spend more time in waders than they do in regular clothes. They're on the water daily, and their knowledge and experience ensures they will show you a memorable fishing experience on our waters. With a wealth of waters to choose from, the guides will select certain waters based on angler preference, level of experience, water conditions and current hatches.

Wade trips are taken on all local waters. Our float trips utilize uniquely designed fishing rafts and drift boats, and are taken on the upper and lower Colorado, Eagle and Roaring Fork Rivers. Fishing from a boat is fast-paced and exciting. Half-day wade trips will offer the angler 4 hours of on-the-water fishing, and about 5 hours total with travel. Full-day wade trips are 7-8 hours total, with fishing and travel. Both are great opportunities and will give you enough information so you can go to the river on your own, apply what you learned, and catch those trout!


Half Day 1 Angler $345
Half Day 2 Anglers $445
Half Day 3 Anglers $605
Full Day 1 Angler $890
Full Day 2 Anglers $890
Full Day 3 Anglers $1210
FLOAT TRIP RATES Float trip rates are based on a per boat basis. Boats accommodate 1 or 2 people.
Colorado / Eagle Rivers
Half Day $525
Full Day $900
Lower Colorado
Full Day $900
Roaring Fork
Full Day $900

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All trips include waders, boots, rods, reels, beverages and flies used during the trip. Lunch is included on full-day trips, and is available for an additional cost on half-day trips. Trip pricing does not include fishing licenses or guide gratuity. More complete information and lodging/transportation options are available upon request.

Call (970) 476-3296 to make reservations or email us with any questions you may have.

All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.”

Please call our shop at (970) 476-3296 for pricing and availability for any of our specialty trips and programs.