Trip Rates
fly fishing for summer smallmouth

Half Day Trip $325

This is a great way to get a taste of the river and also accommodate a busy schedule.

  • Float approximately four hours and up to five river miles
  • Time of day will depend on optimal fishing for the season and your schedule
  • Soft drinks and gear provided
  • Flies provided
  • Shuttle service provided
  • Maximum of two anglers
floating the river in the fall


Full Day Trip $400

Escape for the day and immerse yourself in the scenery and rhythm of the river.

  • Float approximately eight hours and 11 river miles
  • Launch time will vary depending on the time of year and your schedule
  • Lunch, soft drinks and gear are provided
  • All flies provided
  • Shuttle service provided
  • Maximum of two anglers


Join me on the river. Call 815-263-2776 or email willwinans@bigriverfly.com today to book your trip.






$150 deposit is required to hold your reservation. Balance is collected at the end of your trip. Deposits are non-refundable. Trips can be rescheduled to an open date with no less than 30 days notice. A rain check will be issued in the event that Big River Fly Fishing is forced to cancel due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Deposit can be paid by check made out to Big River Fly Fishing and mailed to the address provided by email. I can also take a card number over the phone. There is a small processing fee for credit card transactions.