Q: What is the Booking/Cancellation Policy with Soaring Eagle Outfitters?
A. 50% NON-Refundable Deposit will be required at day of booking and full payment will be required the 7 days before the trip. Once full payment is received there is no refunds available if you cancel a trip. If for some reason trip is cancelled by the guide due to weather or high water, you will have a credit kept on record to reschedule your trip for the same calendar year.
*Please note that gratuities/tips are not required, but appreciated by the guides as it goes towards the flies they tie, tackle they provide and gear they let the clients use.
Q: What time does trips start and end?
A: Half Day Trips will typically begin at 8AM or 1PM and run for 4 hours ending at 12PM or 5PM. During winter hours if availability exists at the venues trips might be run from 10AM to 2PM. Full day trips will start at 8AM and end at 5PM.
Q: What is included with a trip?
A: Rods, Reels, Terminal Tackle (Flies, Leader, Tippett, Indicators and weight). Depending on venue waders and boots might also be available if the client does not have any of their own. Soaring Eagle Outfitters encourages everyone to bring their own gear that they are comfortable with, but do ask that rods are a Minimum of 5 weight rod/reel combos if standard nymphing or throwing dries. If euro nymphing we require a minimum of 3 weight rods/reel combos on all private trophy water.
**Please note a valid Georgia Fishing License and Trout Stamp are required for our trips and are not included in the trip amount. They can be obtained HERE
Q: Is lunch provided?
A: Lunch is provided on all Full Day Trips. A lunch can be provided on Half Day Trips if previously discussed at a $25 charge per 2 people. Depending on location a trip can have an upgraded lunch for an additional charge.
Q: Do you fish in the rain?
A: YES. Sometimes the best fishing can be found on raining/overcast/cold days. We will not put you in unsafe conditions, but be prepared to fish in the rain if that is what is forecasted for the trip date.
Q: Do you offer Lodging?
A: No we do not, but there are cabin rentals on VRBO and multiple hotels in the Blue Ridge, Blairsville, Dahlonega and Helen areas.
Q: Do you rent out Kayaks or provide a shuttle service?
A: No we do not.
Q: Are your trips Fly Fishing Only?
A: All private water trips and Wild Trout Trips are Fly Fishing Only. We will make an exemption if there is a child wanting to fish on the State/National Stocked waters we are permitted to be on in the National Forest.
Q: Are your trips all Catch and Release?
A: Private Water Trips and Wild Trout Trips are all Catch and Release. We will make an exemption for a child if fishing for stocked fish.
Q: Do you offer Unguided fishing on your property?
A: No we do not for liability reasons. No one is allowed on the property without a guide.