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Sierra Drifters Guide Service – Our Rates & Promise

These rates apply to the ENTIRE guided programs we offer.  There will be NO additional charges for fly fishing equipment, flies,  float tubes, waders, or use of boats on guide trips.

***Sierra Drifters Guide Service Tom Loe is under permit from the Inyo & Lassen National Forest Services.

Full Day Single- $425.00/ half $325.00

Full Day 2 people- $510.00/ half $410.00

Full Day 3 people- $625.00/half $475.00

Four or more person quotes available upon request.

*Delicious deli style Lunches and drinks can be provided for full or half day trips; add $15.00 per person please.

Full day 7-8 hours on the water; Half day 4-5 hours on the water.  Transportation, shuttling, hiking, etc… maybe included in trip times with your guide. Drift boat trips vary more due to length of runs, and  flow conditions.

***Rates reflect payment by cash or check and are based per guide.

Fishing licenses and clothing are not included in the rates above. Waders are available upon request and availability. Your guide(s) will make every effort to see that your trip is enjoyable and memorable.  I guarantee it!

We strongly advocate responsible catch and release practices. If you want to keep fish, please ask prior to your booking.

Gratuities for your guide are greatly appreciated.

My Promise to you as a client

Sierra Drifters Guide Service was founded in 1997 and is a family operated business that contracts only veteran professional guides and boat operators that are liability insured and bonded. These specially selected individuals have been handpicked by the owner & founder of Sierra Drifters, U.S.C.G. licensed Captain Tom Loe who has personally logged nearly 5000 guided trips in twenty seasons. We are currently the longest running established group of guides in the Eastern Sierra. “I have contracted with many quality guides in this region over the years and these guys have made the cut as our exclusive go to contractors.” Please check out our guide’s page to get a personal look at each of our top notch pro’s and their credentials.

We enjoy instructing first timers, have the patience, equipment, & programs designed for children and those who may be handicapped, or who have seen many trout seasons. Our guides also have the experience & skills to test the metal of even the most accomplished fly fisher. We promise to provide all of the fishing gear needed for your trip. We will NOT ask you to meet at a shop to purchase or rent fishing equipment for the trip. You will NOT be charged additional fees for trips that use a boat. We start our guide trips on location-NOT at a shop. You show up with a current fishing license and a smile, we’ll take care of the rest!

We are honored to be considered as part of your quality time and understand the importance of individual service. Our promise to you as a client is to teach you innovative and conventional methods of fly fishing that will be enjoyable. We guarantee to provide you with safe, clean, state of the art equipment and to make your guided excursion a memorable one. If you are not satisfied with your experience with ANY of our contracted guides; WE PROMISE TO COMPENSATE YOU. We guarantee a quality experience and stand behind it completely. NO OTHER SERVICE IN THIS REGION OFFERS THIS PROMISE, you have my personal guarantee.

Gift certificates available.  Call us to arrange a special fishing adventure for a large business group, fly fishing organization, youth group, or family reunion.  We have fun programs designed for handicapped individuals also.  

Booking/Cancellation Policy:  Please secure your reservation with a Visa/MC. A full deposit by personal check or money order is required within 30 days of your scheduled trip date. Rates reflect the cash or check prices.

In the event of your cancellation:

Your deposit is fully refundable prior to 14 days of your scheduled trip date (30 days for multi-day or multi-guide trips). The full amount is non-refundable unless we are able to re-book that date (s) for the guide(s).

Fishing is an outdoor activity and you must come prepared for the elements. In the event of a dangerous or unfishable condition (to be determined by your guide on the date of your trip) the guide will issue a rain check or credit for a future booking. No refunds for weather checks, transportation problems, or personal matters please.

Call Sierra Drifters at: (760) 935-4250, go to our Trip Request page or email us at:


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