Welcome to Skyline Outdoors

Welcome to Skyline Outdoors where we offer a unique fishing and boating experience. We here at Skyline Outdoors would like to introduce you to the finest in lake fishing and scenic lake tours. Equipped with a new 21 foot bass barge, we can accommodate up to five guests on the boat and provide comfort and enjoyment for all. Our trips are located at Twin Lakes and Turquoise Lake, which are nestled near the base of two of the highest peaks in Colorado, and near the historic town of Leadville. Come join us for a family fishing day or simply a scenic boat ride. We would like to custom fit your trips to meet your needs. This can be done by calling our reservations department (970.688.0409). Transportation to and from the lake is provided along with a guide or guides if needed. Our goal is to make your day a happy memory while you stay in Vail Valley.


Our guides are first aid and CPR certified along with a class B CDL driving license for your safety.

Lake Fishing Trips

Our customizable, all-inclusive lake fishing trips are designed with every member of your family in mind, from the beginner to the expert fisherman. The species of fish available are rainbow, brown, and lake trout, kokane salmon, and the occasional native cutthroat trout. Fishing licenses are required and can be purchased at www.wildlife.state.co.us.

We offer several fishing options, including:

  • Trolling with 4 fishing rods at a time so you can sit and relax
  • Casting lures along the banks
  • Baiting the hooks so you can enjoy the look on your child's face when he or she pulls in their first fish
  • Fly casting lessons are available upon request
On board meals are provided including:
  • Snacks
  • Barbecue
  • Appetizers
  • Freshly caught fish*
  • Beverages
*In order to preserve the quality of the fishing in our lakes, we are primarily a catch and release fishing company.

Scenic Boat Tours

If you'd rather tour the lake, our scenic boat tours are for you.

Our scenic tours include the following:
  • Transportation to and from the lake (approximately 1 hour from Vail)
  • Two hour tour on the lake
  • Meal prepared on the boat: barbecue, snacks, appetizers, and beverages
  • Special requests are welcome

After enjoying your time on the water, we offer a short stop at the legendary Silver Dollar saloon in Leadville for a beverage of your choice. Here you can enjoy the history of the old west and see original pictures of people such as Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and countless others of the gun slinging mining days for which Leadville, CO was famous.

For all of our fishing trips and scenic tours, please bring a hat, sunscreen, and a warm jacket.

Contact us

Phone: 970.688.0409
Email: Gary@skylineoutdoors.com