Overnight Packaged Fly Fishing Guide Service Trips On Penns Creek, Spring Creek, Big Fishing Creek, Kettle Creek, Little Juniata River and Pine Creek Valley

  • Penns Creek
  • Little Juniata River
  • Big Fishing Creek
  • Spring Creek
  • Pine Creek Valley, Little Pine, Cedar And Slate Run
  • Big Browns
  • Native Brook Trout
  • Wild Rainbows
  • Catch And Release

Overnight Packaged Trips In Central PA

Lodging On Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA in the State College area of Pennsylvania,

Ranked in the 25 top best places to trout fish in the USA.

Lodging on Little Juniata River in central PA. The Little J, as the locals call it, is a short drive from State College PA.

Call 610-987-0073 or email rick@skyblueoutfitters.com To book with Sky Blue Outfitters

 2022 Fall “Mighty” Ant Trip (3 nights)

October 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th 2022 

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Limited to 4 clients $1,100.00 pp

Tips For The Guides Not Included.

 Apple Caddis, Iysonychia and Terrestrials. Lodging, Food and Guiding.

Prime time fall fishing in central PA.  This trip will concentrate on fly fishing on Penns, Spring, Little Juniata and Big Fishing Creek.  As always, lodging, food and 2 1/2 days of guiding included.  Guides Rick Nyles, Taylor Helbig and Dave Allbaugh. One guide per two clients.  Email Rick for more details. 

Agenda:

Arrive by 1 pm on day one, have lunch and fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day two and three, quick breakfast, pack a lunch and go fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day four, hot breakfast and check out by 10:00 am

Meals could be: Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken, Tuna Steaks, Crab Cakes, Salmon, or Steaks.  Bagels with all the fixings, muffins, fruit, oatmeal, cereal, pancakes and sausage. Lunch would be Turkey or Ham sandwiches

Lodging is on Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA. 

Email Rick or call 610-987-0073 if you have any questions.

2022 Iysonychia Trip (2 nights)

October 21st, 22nd and 23rd 2022

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Limited to 4 clients $ 900.00 pp

Tips For The Guides Not Included.

Iysonychia, Caddis, Blue Quills, Fall Caddis on the great streams in central PA, Penns, Spring, Big Pine and Little Juniata.  Learn nymphing, dry fly and streamer fishing.  Lodging, Food and Guiding included.

This trip will concentrate on fly fishing on Penns, Spring and Big Fishing Creek.  As always, lodging, food and two days of guiding included the SKY BLUE way. Rick Nyles and Derek Eberly are the guides. Large feathers, large flies to catch large trout. One guide per two clients.  Email Rick for more details. 

Agenda:

Arrive by 12 pm on day one, have lunch and fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day two,  quick breakfast, pack a lunch and go fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day three, hot breakfast and check out by 10:00 am

Meals could be: Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken, Tuna Steaks, Crab Cakes, Salmon, or Steaks.  Bagels with all the fixings, muffins, fruit, oatmeal, cereal, pancakes and sausage. Lunch would be Turkey or Ham sandwiches

Lodging is on Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA. 

Email Rick or call 610-987-0073 if you have any questions.

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Custom Trips Available For 1 Night, 2 Nights and 3 Nights with Lodging, Food and Guiding.

All trips include food, lodging (linens and towels included) and guiding.

PA Fishing License and Tips for the guides is not included.

Custom Trips are available (Call or Email), one night or two nights, one or two clients.  Two clients per guide.  We offer “Group Packages” for TU Chapters, Fly Fishing Clubs and Corporate Outings.  Equipment (Douglas, Redington, Orvis, TFO), can be supplied

Custom Trips can be arranged for Central and Eastern PA streams. 

Call 610-987-0073 or email rick@skyblueoutfitters.com

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2023 Packaged Trips In Pennsylvania

2023 Spring Swinging Wetfly-Streamer Trip (3 nights)

April 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th, 2023

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Limited to 4 clients $ 1,100.00 pp 

Tips For The Guides Not Included.

Join Dave Allbaugh and Rick Nyles on the Little Juniata chucking streamers and swinging wet flies to big browns.  Don’t worry, we will not overlook rising fish.  This is prime time for catching trout on streamers as the hatches start and they are feeding up from the long winter.  The Little J is a larger stream with deep pockets, wood piles and long pools. This trip is all inclusive, 2 1/2 days of guiding, lodging on the Little J and all food.

Agenda:

Arrive by 2:00 pm on day one, have lunch and fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day two and three, quick breakfast, pack a lunch, and go fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day four, hot breakfast, and check out by 10:00 am  

Lodging On The Little Juniata

Email Rick or call 610-987-0073 if you have any questions.

2023 Above and Below Little Juniata Trip (2 nights)

April 22nd, 23rd, and 24th 2023 

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Limited to 2 clients $ 950.00 pp

Tips For The Guides Not Included.

Early season fishing on the Little J with guides Dave Allbaugh. A great time learning right before the season. Lodging, Food and 2 days Guiding included for $ 950.00 per person.  Enjoy the Hendrickson/Grannom hatch and learn wet fly fishing from Dave and modern nymphing techniques with Rick.  Limit 2 clients.

You will spend half the day with Dave Allbaugh (wet fly) and half the day with Rick Nyles (nymphing and dry fly).  A true educational and catching trip.  All meals are included along with lodging and guiding.  This is a complete package.

Agenda:

Arrive by 2 pm on day one, have lunch and fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day two, quick breakfast, pack a lunch, and go fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day four, hot breakfast, and check out by 10:00 am

Lodging is on Little Juniata River 

Email Rick or call 610-987-0073 if you have any questions.

2023 Hendrickson Trip Central PA (2 nights)

Dates April 22nd, 23rd, and 24th 2022

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Limited to 4 clients

$ 950.00 for 2 night package

Tips For The Guides Not Included.

Prime time for central PA, Hendricksons, Red Quills and Grannoms.  This trip will concentrate on fly fishing on Penns, Spring and Big Fishing Creek.  As always, lodging, food and 2 1/2 days guiding included. Guides will be Rick Nyles, Derek Eberly and Dave Rothrock. One guide per two clients. Email Rick for more details. 

Agenda:

Arrive by 12 pm on day one, have lunch and fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day two, quick breakfast, pack a lunch, and go fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day three, hot breakfast and check out by 10:00 am

Meals could be: Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken, Tuna Steaks, Crab Cakes, Salmon, or Steaks.  Bagels with all the fixings, muffins, fruit, oatmeal, cereal, pancakes and sausage. Lunch would be Turkey or Ham sandwiches.

Lodging is on Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA. 

Email Rick or call 610-987-0073 if you have any questions.

2023 Quill Gordon Trip Central PA (2 nights)

Dates April 28th, 29th, and 30th 2023

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Limited to 4 clients

$ 950.00 pp for 2 night package

Tips For The Guides Not Included.

Prime time for central PA, Quill Gordons, Caddis and Cahills. This trip will concentrate on fly fishing on Penns, Spring and Big Fishing Creek.  As always, lodging, food and 1 1/2 days guiding included. Guides to be Rick Nyles, Derek Eberly and Dave Rothrock. One guide per two clients. Email Rick for more details. 

Agenda:

Arrive by 12 pm on day one, have lunch and fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day two, quick breakfast, pack a lunch, and go fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day three, hot breakfast and check out by 10:00 am

Meals could be: Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken, Tuna Steaks, Crab Cakes, Salmon, or Steaks.  Bagels with all the fixings, muffins, fruit, oatmeal, cereal, pancakes and sausage. Lunch would be Turkey or Ham sandwiches.

Lodging is on Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA. 

Email Rick or call 610-987-0073 if you have any questions.

2023 Education Trip (nymph, wet, dry, casting)

May 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th 2023 (3 nights)

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Limited to 4 clients $1,300.00

Tips For The Guides Not Included.

Come join George Daniel, Dave Allbaugh, Dave Rothrock and Rick Nyles to learn all aspects of fly fishing for trout.  Euro Nymphing with George Daniel, Wet Fly fishing with Dave Allbaugh, Dry Fly Fishing with Rick Nyles and Casting with Dave Rothrock. You will not find a more experienced group, in their discipline, putting on a class. Limited to 4 students.  All inclusive (teaching, guiding, lodging and food). Bring your license and gear. 

Agenda:

Saturday  

Arrive after 12 noon and get settled in, fish on Big Fishing Creek, Dinner will be served at 7:00 pm and we might do some fly tying in the evening.

Sunday

Breakfast at 7:00 am.  George will then do a clinic on the stream, working with each client.  We will fish Spring, Penns or Big Fishing Creek depending on conditions. Lunch on the stream and dinner after we fish the evening hatch. George will depart round 5:00 pm.

Monday  

Breakfast at 7:00 am.  Class with Dave Allbaugh on wet fly fishing 8:00 am until 9:00 am. Class with Rick Nyles 9:00 am until 10:00 am.  We will then head to one of the local creeks (Penns, Spring, Big Fishing).  Two clients will go with Dave and two clients will go with Rick.  We will all get back together for lunch and the clients will switch over to the other guide. Back for a nice dinner.

Tuesday

Breakfast will be served at 7:00 am.  This will be a hot breakfast. After breakfast Dave Rothrock will be holding a casting clinic from 8:30 am until 10:00 am.

Meals could be: Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken and Rib, Tuna Steaks, Crab Cakes, Salmon, or Steaks.  Bagels with all the fixings, muffins, fruit, oatmeal, cereal, pancakes and sausage. Lunch would be Turkey or Ham sandwiches

Class Content:
Rod and Leader Set Up,  Selecting Flies, Positioning, Casting, Mending and Setting the Hook.  We put it all to practice and the goal is to catch some trout. Hatches at this time of year will be Hendricksons, Spinners, Caddis, Quills and maybe Sulphurs.  On stream instructions will be on Big Fishing Creek, Penns or Spring Creek. 

Lodging is on Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA. 

Email Rick or call 610-987-0073 if you have any questions.

TROUT UNLIMITED Fish With Chris Wood, CEO

Trout Unlimited Fundraiser Trip

May 19th to 22nd, 2023 

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2022 March Brown Trip Central PA (2 nights)

May 26th, 27th, 28th 2023

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Limited to 4 clients

$ 950.00 pp 2 night package

Tips For The Guides Not Included.

Prime time for central PA, Grey Fox, Caddis, Sulphurs and March Browns coming off.  We might even run into Green Drakes. Dave Allbaugh and Rick Nyles are the guides. One guide per two clients. This trip will concentrate on dry fly fishing on Penns, Spring and Big Fishing Creek. As always, lodging, food and guiding included. This trip includes all food,  2 1/2 days of guiding and lodging the Sky Blue Way!  Email Rick for more details. 

Agenda:

Arrive by 12 noon on Wednesday and enjoy some guided fishing and fine dinning.

Day two, quick breakfast, pack a lunch and go fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day Three, hot breakfast, pack up and go home. 

Meals could be: Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken, Tuna Steaks, Crab Cakes, Salmon, or Steaks.  Bagels with all the fixings, muffins, fruit, oatmeal, cereal, pancakes and sausage. Lunch would be Turkey or Ham sandwiches

Lodging is on Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA. 

Email Rick or call 610-987-0073 if you have any questions.

2023 Sulphurs On The Little J (3 nights)

May 31st, June 1st, 2nd, and 3rd 2023

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Limited to 4 clients $ 1,100.00 pp

Tips For The Guides Not Included.

Prime time for central PA, Sulphurs, Caddis and Green Drakes coming off. We will concentrate on dry fly fishing on Penns, Spring and Big Fishing Creek. As always, lodging, food and 2 1/2 days of guiding included. One guide per two clients. Guides to be Rick Nyles, Dave Allbaugh. Email Rick for more details. 

Agenda:

Arrive by 2:00 pm on day one, have lunch and fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day two and three, quick breakfast, pack a lunch and go fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day four, hot breakfast and check out by 10:00 am

Meals could be: Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken, Tuna Steaks, Crab Cakes, Salmon, or Steaks.  Bagels with all the fixings, muffins, fruit, oatmeal, cereal, pancakes and sausage. Lunch would be Turkey or Ham sandwiches

Lodging On The Little Juniata

Email Rick or call 610-987-0073 if you have any questions

 2023 Wild Trout Trip (2 nights) With Dave Allbaugh

TWO DATES TO CHOOSE FROM

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Limited to 1 client $ 1,000.00

Tips For The Guides Not Included.

Come join us on our “Wild Trout ”  in the upper Pine Creek Valley in Central PA.  We will hunt Brook and Brown Trout in the many small streams.  One Guide to One Client is required.  Food, lodging and guiding for $ 1,000.00. Dave Allbaugh will be your guide and it will be One on One guiding.

LINK TO MORE DETAILED INFO

Email Rick or call 610-987-0073 if you have any questions.

2022 Fall Smallmouth Drift Boat trip On The Upper Juniata River (2 nights)

September T.B.D.

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$ 900.00 pp

Tips For The Guides Not Included.

Fish Streamers And Poppers For Aggressive Smallmouth on the Upper Juniata River

Prime time for smallmouth fishing.  This trip will concentrate on fly fishing on the Upper Juniata River from a drift boat.  As always, lodging, food and 2 days of guiding included.  Cost is $ 900.00 per person. Email Rick for more details. 

Agenda:

Arrive by for dinner day one, dinner served at 7:00 pm

Day two, quick breakfast, pack a lunch and go fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day three, hot breakfast, pack lunch, pack up you gear and go drift the river until 4-5:00 pm and head home.

Meals could be: Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken, Tuna Steaks, Crab Cakes, Salmon, or Steaks.  Bagels with all the fixings, muffins, fruit, oatmeal, cereal, pancakes and sausage. Lunch would be Turkey or Ham sandwiches

Lodging On The Little Juniata

All trips include food, lodging and guiding unless noted. Guide Tips are not included.

Custom Trips are available (Call or Email), one night or two nights, one or two clients.  Two clients per guide.  We offer “Group Packages” for TU Chapters, Fly Fishing Clubs and Corporate Outings.  Equipment can be supplied at no additional charge (might be a charge for waders if we do not have the proper size in stock). 

Custom Trips can be arranged for Central and Eastern PA streams. 

Call 610-987-0073 or email rick@skyblueoutfitters.com

Come fish Penns Creek from Weikert through Ingleby, Poe Paddy State Park all the way to Coburn. We will also fish Spring Creek from Benner Spring in State College, Fisherman’s Paradise and all the way to Milesburg.  We can’t forget about Big Fishing Creek in Lamar. We can cover the narrows all the way up stream past the Taylorsville hatchery. All fishing is catch and release. We will target Rainbow, Brown and Brook trout. All creeks are within driving distance of State College and Bellefonte. Come enjoy the best hatches in the state, Cahills, Grannoms, Hendricksons, Quill Gordons, March Browns, Grey Fox, Sulphurs, Stoneflies, Blue Wing Olives, Green Drakes, Slate Drakes and Caddis. Come and hook a big one. 

Meet The Guides, Brian Shumaker, Rick Nyles, Taylor Helbig, Dave Allbaugh, Dave Rothrock, Derek Eberly, Shane Becker and Bill Nolan

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Payments or Deposits can be made by check or PayPal/Venmo.
We will send you an invoice to use your PayPal account.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

Overnight Packaged trips require a 50% deposit when you book a date. It is payable within two weeks via check, VENMO or credit card (PayPal).  50% balance is due 60 days before the scheduled date.  Cancellations before 60 days can be rescheduled or at our discretion, we will provide a full refund.  Cancellations within the 60 days before the scheduled trip, you will forfeit your deposit or, at our discretion, we will reschedule your trip or offer a refund. If we fill your spot with another client(s) you will receive a full refund. Please remember that we understand that special circumstances come up in our lives.  Please work with us and we will work with you.

Weather Cancellations are at our discretion.  Most time poor weather means great fishing.