Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing

Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing welcomes you to Jamestown, a city in Kentucky surrounded by beautiful freshwater grounds with rich marine life. Captain Jim Sauerheber will take you on a trip to the Cumberland River to fish its productive waters between Wolf Creek dam and Burkesville.

Captain Jim is a lifelong angler who loves guiding people and will do everything to make their time on the water enjoyable and fun. Come join him and create some lovely memories fishing in Kentucky!
You’ll start your trip on a 16’ ClackaCraft drift boat. This vessel can sit up to 2 anglers and is powered by a 6 HP Mercury engine.

You and Captain Jim will be fly fishing the bountiful grounds of the Cumberland River for Brown, Brook, Cutthroat, as well as Rainbow Trout. Due to the state regulations, you’ll be releasing all the fish you catch during the tip. Captain Jim welcomes kids of all ages aboard his boat. Feel free to bring your young ones on your trip and make it a beautiful family adventure on the water.

The captain will supply you with all the gear for fly fishing, as well as snacks, drinks, and even lunch. Yours is just to bring your fishing licenses and arrive on time for your journey.

Come visit the beautiful Cumberland River and have a wonderful time on the water you won’t easily forget!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (MAX 1)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $250
    Enjoy a 1-on-1 fishing experience with the captain and make memories on the beautiful waters of the Cumberland River. You'll target Rainbow, Brook, Brown, as well as Cutthroat Trout. The trip includes any fly fishing equipment needed and drinks.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (MAX 2)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $275
    Bring your friend or family with you and together enjoy a fun experience on the Cumberland River. You and the captain will leave the dock at 6:00 a.m. and spend 6 hours fishing. Don't forget your licenses and a trout stamp and your guide will provide any equipment needed and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (MAX 1)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $350
    Spend 8 hours alone with the captain on the Cumberland River and revel in its wonderful beauty as you try to catch fish. Rich with various sorts of Trout, the river offers you plenty of chance to chase them and have lots of fun. The trip includes food, drinks, and all the fishing gear.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (MAX 2)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $350
    The guide will take you and your companion to the fish-rich grounds on the Cumberland River and give his best to put you on the fish. You'll depart at 6:00 a.m. and spend 8 fun hours on the water. The guide covers you for all the gear, snacks, drinks, as well as lunch.
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About the Captain

Jim Sauerheber
Jamestown, Kentucky, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
Response time 4 hours
Member since October 2021
Captain Jim has been fishing for more then fifty years and he fell in love with fly fishing. It became a dream of his to become a guide and he's eager to take you for a memorable fishing adventure on the Cumberland River in Jamestown, Kentucky.

About this listing

Targeted species

Brook Trout Brook Trout
Brown Trout Brown Trout
Cutthroat Trout Cutthroat Trout
Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)

Boat specs

ClackaCraft (Drift boat) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 6HP Mercury engine.

Length
16 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Cumberland River

Fishing techniques

Fly Fishing

Amenities

Trip includes

Snacks
Drinks
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Mandatory

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Checks

FAQs about Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing

Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $250 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (MAX 1) (6 hours)
  • $275 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (MAX 2) (6 hours)
  • $300 per group, additional $50 per person after 1 guest - Full Day Trip (MAX 1) (8 hours)
  • $350 per group - Full Day Trip (MAX 2) (8 hours)

Trips booked with Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing include:
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing offers the following type of fishing:
  • River Fishing (Cumberland River )

Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing offers the following fishing technique:
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing include:
  • Brook Trout
  • Brown Trout
  • Cutthroat Trout
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)