2025 Package Trip To Montana, Utah, Colorado, Texas For Redfish

Cost range is $4,000.00 pp to $5,000.00 pp depending on the trip. Overnight camping (Colorado, Utah) trips will be closer to $5,000.00 pp. 

Details and pricing is being firmed up. Outfitters/Drift Boats have been booked on dates stated below.

Airfare, some meals, tips for the guides are not included. Add $1,500.00 to the base fee for a good “total amount” estimate.

Book early, our trips fill up fast. It is a “first-come, first-served” booking method. 

Trip Details Will Be Added Over The Next Few Weeks. 

Last updated June 14th, 2024


JUNE STONEFLY MONTANA

Rock Creek, Clark Fork, Bitterroot, Blackfoot Rivers, and Georgetown lake.

June 15th to 21st, 2025

Estimated cost $4,100.00 pp Trip is over one year away.

5 days of drift boat fishing. Your host will be Bill Nolan.

Some Clark Fork fish caught on our last trip in June. We will be lodging in  Missoula. We will drift boat fish the 5 days or go fish Georgetown Lake for big Rainbows. Some of the best stonefly trout fishing in North America. First rate guides, lodging and meals. The weather this time of year is perfect, highs in the upper 70’s and lower 80’s.  

Lodging in Missoula.

Agenda

  • Sunday June 15th, Fly into Missoula, Rick will be waiting for you curbside, drive to lodging. Check in to Air BnB, have a relaxing seafood dinner by Rick.

  • Monday to Friday; Drift boat fish one of the great rivers of Missoula.

  • Sunday June 21st, fly home from Missoula. 

Not included; airfare, dinners in restaurants (two), MT license and tips for the Montana guides.

Email Rick for more details. rick@skyblueoutfitters.com or call 610-987-0073


August or September Hoppers In Montana 2025

Two weeks to choose from.

August 16th to 23rd, 2025

OR

September 7th to 14th, 2025

Estimated cost $4,100.00 pp Trip is over one year away.

5 days of drift boat fishing. Your host will be Rick Nyles.

We will be lodging in Great Falls for 3 nights in a hotel, and Missoula for 4 nights in an Air BnB. We will drift boat fish the Missouri River 2 days and drift in the Missoula area (Clark Fork, Bitterroot, Blackfoot) for 3 days. Some of the best hopper-dropper trout fishing in North America. First rate guides, lodging and meals. The weather this time of year is perfect, highs in the upper 70’s and lower 80’s

Lodging in Missoula

Agenda

  • Day One; fly into Missoula. Rick will be waiting curbside. Drive to Great Falls (2 1/2 hours) and check into lodging.

  • Day two and three; Drift boat fish on the Missouri River, Hoppers and Trico fishing.

  • Day four; Drive to Missoula (2 1/2 hours), check into lodging, sightsee in town. Rick will make a seafood dinner. 

  • Day five, sixth, and seventh; Drift boat fish on the Clark Fork, Bitterroot or Blackfoot Rivers. Rick will cook dinner two of the nights. We will visit a micro-brewery one of the nights. The guides will pick us up and drop us off at our lodging.

  • Day 8th: fly home from Missoula. 

Not included; airfare, dinners in restaurants, MT license and tips for the Montana guides.

Email Rick for more details. rick@skyblueoutfitters.com or call 610-987-0073


Colorado’s Gunnison River Overnight Camping Trip, 2025

July 13th to 20th, 2025

Your Host Is Shane Becker

4 days of drift boat fishing on the Arkansas and Gunnison Rivers. One day of camping on the Gunnison River. One day of wade fishing. Lodging, ground transportation, and most meals.


Utah’s Green River Camping Trips, 2025

Two weeks to choose from.

July 6th to 12th, 2025

or

July 13th to 20th, 2025

Your host is Rick Nyles

3 days of drift boat fishing on the Green River, camping one night on the river. Two days of wade fishing on the Provo, Weber Rivers, or spring creek fishing. Lodging, ground transportation, and most meals.


Texas Redfish | Speckled Trout | Black Drum

5 nights – 4 day fishing package: $2,760.00 pp Double Occupancy

November Dates to be determined, 2025

Brian Shumaker is your host

November 9th: Arrive Houston/Austin/Corpus Christi, arrive Bay Flats Lodge (after 4pm)

November 10th – 13th: 4 days guided fishing

November 14th: Depart Bay Flats Lodge, depart Arrive Houston/Austin/Corpus Christi

Bay Flats Lodge fills a great many important niches in the American market. First off, it is a shallow saltwater sight-fishing venue where guest can cast to tailing redfish from the bow of flats skiffs under the watchful eyes of professional guides. Second, it offers very nice accommodations and meals. And third, it is easy to reach, reasonably priced and stays of varying length are welcomed. Bay Flats Lodge is located in the middle of the Texas coast near San Antonio Bay where they access over 30 miles of pristine largely undeveloped flats, shorelines, sloughs and back lakes surrounding Matagorda Island and the Guadalupe River Delta. For saltwater anglers of all skill levels this is a wonderful venue to practice your craft, improve your skills and experience a unique and productive saltwater ecosystem.

Sight cast to schools of tailing redfish in ankle-deep, gin-clear water. Experience excellent accommodations and cuisine. Explore pristine Matagorda Island as you stalk redfish along 38 miles of uninhabited shorelines teaming with birds and wildlife. Cast from the bow of deluxe technical poling skiffs with experienced guides. Discover a uniquely diverse fishery located along the middle coast of Texas.

Included: Accommodations, meals and beverages, guided fishing, all fishing tackle, waders and boots, Texas hotel tax, equipment and flies

Not Included: Airfare, transfers (car rental cost split among anglers), alcohol, staff and fishing guide gratuities, fishing license, shotgun shells

Species: Redfish, black drum, speckled trout, flounder

Pre-dinner appetizers are served at 5:30 PM at the outdoor kitchen. Dinner follows at 6:30 PM each evening with a four-course meal, accompanied by a complimentary bottle of wine, in the upstairs dining room of the Main Lodge. A hot, sit down breakfast is served each morning in the upstairs dining room of the Main Lodge. Full boat lunch consisting of sandwiches, chips, cookies, soft drinks, and purified water are served on the water.

Typical room accommodations consist of two queen beds per room, with sometimes 1-2 rooms per suite. Single-occupancy is available upon request as an upcharge to our standard nightly rate. The lodge has a number of freestanding accommodations buildings with various room configurations.

 

Travel Insurance is recommended, Allianz Travel Insurance 

Contact Rick for cancellation policy for the above trips.

Payments or Deposits 

Venmo, Zelle Or Check Preferred For Destination Trips. Credit cards accepted with processing fees.