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

NOW BOOKING FALL OF 2021 And 2022 TRIPS!

 2022 Pennsylvania Overnight Guided Packages Lower On The Page

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

Lodging On Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA

Lodging on Little Juniata River 

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

Covid -19 Guidelines and Waiver

Sky Blue Outfitters LLC will have your health and ours as a top priority. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Sky Blue Outfitters LLC will have guidelines when traveling together, fishing and when we are together in the farmhouse/lodging.  You will be required to sign a waiver and release before the trip.  A copy of the waiver will be sent to you before the trip. If you would like to review the waiver, please feel free to contact Rick for a copy.  We have also amended our payment procedure during the COVID-19 crisis.  See bottom of page for details.

2021 Fall Hatch Trip 

October 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th 2021

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Limited to 4 clients $950.00

 Fish 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.  Cost is $950.00 per person, limit is 4 clients. Rick Nyles and Dave Rothrock are the guides. 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.

2021 Swinging Wetfly-Streamer Trip

October 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th 2021

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Limited to 4 clients $950.00

Fish Streamers For Aggressive trout on the Little J, Spring and Penns. Lodging, Food and Guiding.

Prime time for central PA streamer fishing.  This trip will concentrate on fly fishing on Penns, Little Juniata, Spring and Big Fishing Creek.  As always, lodging, food and 2 days of guiding included.  Cost is $950.00 per person, limit is 4 clients. Rick Nyles and Dave Allbaugh are the guides. One guide per two clients. Email Rick for more details. 

Agenda:

Arrive by 2 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.

All trips include food, lodging and guiding unless noted. 

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

2022 Packaged Trips In Pennsylvania

2022 Spring Swinging Wetfly-Streamer Trip (2 nights)

April 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2022 with Dave Allbaugh. 

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Limited to 2 clients $900.00

Join Dave Allbaugh on the Little Juniata chucking streamers and swinging wet flies to big browns.  Don’t worry, he 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 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, quick breakfast, pack a lunch and go fish until dark. Dinner and bedtime.

Day three, hot breakfast and check out by 11:00 am  Guided fishing until 12 noon.

Lodging On The Little Juniata

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

2022 Above and Below Little Juniata Trip (3 nights)

April 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th 2022

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Limited to 4 clients $ 1,200.00 pp

Early season fishing on the Little J with guides Dave Allbaugh and Rick Nyles.  A great time learning right before the season. Lodging, Food and 2 1/2 days Guiding included for $ 1,200.00 per person.  Enjoy the Hendrickson/Grannom hatch and learn wet fly fishing from Dave and modern nymphing techniques with Rick.  Limit 4 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 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

Lodging is on Little Juniata River 

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

2022 Hendrickson Trip Central PA (3 nights)

Dates April 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd 2022

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Limited to 4 clients $ 1,100.00 pp

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.  Cost is $ 1,100.00 per person, limit is 4 clients. Guides TBD. 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 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 Quill Gordon Trip Central PA (3 nights)

Dates May 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th 2022

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Limited to 4 clients $ 1,100.00 pp

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 2 1/2 days guiding included.  Cost is $ 1,100.00 per person, limit is 4 clients. Guides TBD. 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 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 Education Trip (nymph, wet, dry, casting)

May 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th 2022 (3 nights)

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Limited to 4 clients $1,200.00

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.  Cost is $ 1,200.00 per client/student and is all inclusive (teaching, guiding, lodging and food). Bring your license and gear. 

Agenda:

Friday  

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.

Saturday  

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.

Sunday  

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.

Monday  

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, 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. Food provided Breakfast, Lunch, Sandwiches and Dinner

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

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

2022 March Brown Trip Central PA (3 nights)

May 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st 2022

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Limited to 4 clients $ 1,100.00 pp

Prime time for central PA, Grey Fox, Caddis, Sulphurs and March Browns coming off.  We might even run into Green Drakes. Dave Rothrock and Rick Nyles are the guides. This trip will concentrate on dry fly fishing on Penns, Spring and Big Fishing Creek. As always, lodging, food and guiding included.  Cost is $ 1,100.00 per person, limit is 4 clients. One guide per two clients. Guides TBD. This trip includes all food,  1 1/2 days of guiding and lodging the Sky Blue Way!  Email Rick for more details. 

Agenda:

Arrive by 7:00 pm on Friday and enjoy some 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 fish until 3:00 pm

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 Sulphur/Green Drake Central PA (3 nights)

May 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th 2022

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Limited to 4 clients $ 1,100.00 pp

Prime time for central PA, Sulphurs, Caddis and Green Drakes coming off. Rick Nyles and Dave Allbaugh are the guides for this trip. 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.  Cost is $ 1,100.00 per person, limit is 4 clients. One guide per two clients. Guides TBD. Email Rick for more details. 

Agenda:

Arrive by 12:00 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 is on Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA. 

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

2022 Delaware River Green Drake Trip (2 nights, 2 drifts)

June 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2022

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Limited to 3 to 5 clients $1,100.00

Come join Sky Blue on our Green Drake trip to the upper Delaware.  It will be “prime time” for the Green Drakes.  We will have Sulphurs, Green Drakes, Caddis and Spinners, a real hatch going on.  Trip includes 2 nights lodging in your own room, two days of drifting the Delaware (East/West Branch or Main Stem).  Cost is $1,100.00 pp and our guides will be from Orvis Endorsed, Cross Current Guide Service. Taylor Helbig is the host on this trip.

For more details, call Rick at 610-987-0073 or email rick@skyblueoutfitters.com

 2022 Wild Trout Trip (2 nights)

 June 7th, 8th and 9th 2022

OR

June 14th, 15th and 16th.

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Limited to 1 client $ 1,000.00

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 per client.  Dave Allbaugh will be your guide.

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

2022 Fall Ant Trip (3 nights)

October 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th 2021

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Limited to 4 clients $1,100.00 pp

 Fish 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.  Cost is $ 1,100.00 per person, limit is 4 clients. Guides TBD. 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

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.  Cost is $900.00 per person, limit is 4 clients. Rick Nyles and Dave Allbaugh are the guides. 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.

2022 Fall Swinging Wetfly-Streamer Trip (2 nights)

October 27th, 28th and 29th, 2022

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Limited to 2 clients $ 900.00

Fish Streamers For Aggressive trout on the Little J, Spring and Penns. Lodging, Food and Guiding.

Prime time for central PA streamer fishing.  This trip will concentrate on fly fishing on Penns, Little Juniata, Spring and Big Fishing Creek.  As always, lodging, food and 2 days of guiding included.  Cost is $ 1,100.00 per person, limit is 4 clients. Dave Allbaugh is the guide. One guide per two clients. Email Rick for more details. 

Agenda:

Arrive by 2 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.

All trips include food, lodging and guiding unless noted. 

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 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. 

Sky Blue’s Lodging on Big Fishing Creek in Logan Mills, PA. 

Fishing Right On The Property

Lodging On The Little Juniata

Only 2 Minutes From The Little J.

 

Meet The Guides, Brian Shumaker, Rick Nyles, Taylor Helbig, Dave Allbaugh, Dave Rothrock,

Missing; Derek Eberly and Bill Nolan

Gift Certificates Available

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

Temporary COVID-19 Payment Schedule For Overnight Pennsylvania Trips

Due to the pandemic, Sky Blue Outfitters LLC payment schedule and cancellation policy is the following. 

Deposit of 50% is due when you book or 90 days before the trip.  Balance will be due the first day of your trip. You will NOT forfeit your deposit if you cannot make the trip due to COVID-19 related issues (exposure, travel restrictions, Covid-19 illness, quarantine requirements). Paid deposit will be on account and must be used within one year (walk and wade day trip or book on another packaged trip in central PA, if available). Sky Blue Outfitters has the option to refund the deposit, but is not guaranteed. Sky Blue Outfitters also has the option to extend the deadline when your funds on account can be used, but there is no guarantee that it will be extended past one year.

 

If you cancel for NON-COVID-19 reasons, you will forfeit you deposit if you cancel within 60 days. If you cancel before 60 days of your trip, your deposit will be on account and must be used in the current calendar year.  Sky Blue Outfitters has the discretion to refund the deposit amount paid, but is not guaranteed.  If we fill your spot with another client, you will receive a full refund. We will put out a notice to our email list (newsletter) to try and fill your cancelled spot.  

Please work with us and we will work with you. 

Standard Payment Schedule

Overnight Packaged trips require a 50% deposit when you book a date. It is payable within two weeks via check 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.