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Vail Valley Anglers

E-Bike and Fish Trip

As part of our ongoing efforts to encourage sustainability and reduce our carbon footprint, we are excited to offer an E-Bike & Fish Trip. Riding our customized E-Bikes along the bike path between Edwards and Vail, Colorado, you’re able to experience far more of the renowned fly fishing the Eagle River has to offer. These bikes use battery power to take the grind out of pedaling, and they’re outfitted to carry all of your fly fishing gear. Plus, they offer an advantage over car-driving anglers by eliminating the need for a parking spot – a huge benefit during the busiest months of the season!

Led by your experienced guide, you’ll cruise the bike path along the banks of the Eagle River, looking for the telltale signs of areas where trout will be holding. When you find a spot, simply hop off your bike and get right to fishing.

Cost:
E-Bike and Fish for 1 $395
E-Bike and Fish for 2 $750
E-Bike and Fish for 3 $1,110

To ensure the best possible experience for all participants, we limit this trip to a maximum of three people. Trip participants must be 18 or older, and able to confidently ride a bike. The E-Bike & Fish Trip lasts approximately seven to eight hours.

For more information, please contact us directly at 970-926-0900 or guidedesk@vailvalleyanglers.com.

Guided Trips Reservation & Cancellation Policy

What's Included

Provided:

  • Rod & Reel*
    We’ll set you up with a high-quality rod and reel that match your experience level and the trip at hand.
  • Terminal Tackle*
    Included in the price of every trip is all terminal tackle including tippet, split shot, leaders, and strike indicators.
  • Wading Gear*
    Our premium waders and wading boots from Simms will keep you dry (and help you stay upright) throughout the trip.
  • E-Bike*
    Our top-of-the-line E-Bikes are outfitted to carry all of your fly fishing gear with ease. We'll get you set up on a properly sized bike and provide the bike helmet you'll be required to wear.
  • Food
    Depending on the conditions and where you're fishing, we'll bring build-your-own sandwich fixin's, or swing by one of the many local restaurants for lunch. Either way, the food is always fresh and tasty.
    (We gladly accommodate any special dietary requests – just let us know in advance!)

*You’re always welcome to bring your own gear if you’d prefer, however we can’t knock anything off the price for doing so.

Not Provided:

  • Colorado Fishing License
    Fishing licenses are required for all trip participants over the age of 16. If you want to save time you can purchase them online before you arrive, or you can wait and do it at the shop.
  • Flies
    We do this to ensure that you will always have the right flies for the current conditions. Your guide will select the best flies for the day and have them ready to go when you arrive. The unused flies are yours to keep at the end of the day, or you can give them to your guide (who may have dipped into their own selection throughout the day). You may also purchase an unlimited fly package while booking.
  • Guide Gratuity
    Never expected, always appreciated. Our guides work hard to provide you with the best possible experience and appreciate the generosity.

What to Wear

The weather in the Colorado Rockies is unpredictable and always changing. It is important to head out on the water prepared for the full range of conditions. Also, please keep in mind that you'll be fishing at high altitude – hydration and sun protection are key. Here is how we recommend dressing for a E-Bike & Fish Trip:

Summer:

  • Top
    Breathable shirt or sun hoody.
    Light fleece layer for cold, early mornings.
    Light, packable rain jacket.
  • Bottom
    Breathable pants or shorts.
  • Footwear
    Wool or synthetic socks to wear with boots and waders.
  • Accessories
    Sun hat and polarized sunglasses.

Spring and Fall

  • Top
    Baselayer or long underwear that wicks moisture and dries quickly.
    Insulating midlayer (fleece, down, or synthetic).
    Waterproof/breathable shell.
  • Bottom
    Baselayer or long underwear that wicks moisture and dries quickly.
    Breathable pant or sweatpant (to wear under waders).
  • Footwear
    Wool or synthetic socks to wear with boots and waders.
  • Accessories
    Sun hat and polarized sunglasses.
    Light gloves or hand liners.

Don't stress if you're missing something from this list – our retail store is fully stocked with everything you could need for your fly fishing trip. If you can arrive a few minutes early, our retail staff will get you set up with any fishing attire you need.