Want To Catch Rainbows, Browns & Salmon?

Welcome to Big Ed’s Fishing Ventures in Summit County, Colorado! We provide fly fishing, walk and wade trips in the Summit County, Colorado area. We are offering ice fishing trips in Breckenridge and Summit County this Winter. We provide charter boat fishing trips on Lake Dillon. Make your reservations today for a fishing adventure you won’t forget.

Longest Running Charter Company

Big Ed’s is the longest running charter company near Breckenridge, and has been in business for 15 years. We operate out of the breathtaking Dillon Marina at 9,017ft, which is only 25 minutes from downtown Breckenridge, Colorado. Our guided fishing trips run all year long and include charter fishing, fly fishing, and ice fishing. Remember this sport is weather dependent. Our goal is to provide the best possible customer service and in order for us to achieve it, we have a small close knit staff that brings joy, passion, and love to the sport.

Our Guides at Big Ed’s Fishing

Each guide provides their own unique style and flare to the sport. We love having guides that know the area well and have 50 plus years of fishing experience between us all to help your group have the best fishing experience here in Breckenridge Colorado. Anything more you’d like to know about us just ask.


Charter fishing and fly fishing seasons are from May until October. Ice fishing is from December to April 1st.

9,000 Feet Above Sea Level In The Most Beautiful Place On Earth – Summit Reservoir. Spin cast fishing and trolling for huge Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, and Kokanee Salmon.

Kids Love Fishing at Big Ed’s – Let them try Ice Fishing!

Our Guides

Big Ed’s Fishing Ventures is the longest running fishing charter company in Breckenridge, Colorado, providing both novice and experienced anglers a premier fishing experience upon beautiful Lake Dillon. We offer daily fishing expeditions for those looking to hook rainbow trout, kokanee salmon, brown trout, and the elusive arctic char. We provide everything that is needed for a fun and relaxing day on the water, such as the rod, reel, tackle, boat, gas, and guide. Our close-knit staff of six guides have over a combined 50 years of professional fishing guide experience between them and absolutely love what they do. Our only goal is to ensure that your experience on Lake Dillon will be a treasured memory that will last a lifetime. Here are some details on our friendly, experienced guides:


Coming from a family with deep roots in Colorado, Scott grew up in, and fishing in the Rockies, from it’s big lakes to small streams, he loves them all. He has been in the fishing industry since 2007 and has guided on some of the most prestigious waters in the United States. His focus as a guide and owner is to help create lasting memories for your group.  He considers himself blessed to be able to share the sport he loves.  As a father to two young daughters, he has developed a special love for sharing fishing with kids a.k.a. the future. His patience, enthusiasm, and love for fishing is nothing short of contagious.


Keith is the very definition of a consummate angler! He is absolutely deadly with a fly rod and is a fantastic charter and ice guide too. Having fished all over the United States, Keith is an incredibly versatile angler. Originally from Georgia, Keith came to the Rockies while serving in the Air Force. Now in the civilian world, we are fortunate to have Keith as a guide. His easy-going nature, passion for the outdoors, strong work ethic, and a lifetime of fishing experience makes him one heck of a fishing guide.


Andrew is originally from the upper Midwest and is now our operations manager, has fallen in love with our slice of Colorado. He loves fishing as much as the rest of us do, especially ice fishing. Growing up on a lake in Michigan has allowed him to hone his skills since childhood. Andrew is extremely popular with our clients due to his excellent work ethic as a fishing guide as well as his welcoming attitude and friendly approach. A popular sentiment expressed about Andrew is that he’s a class act all the way.


Jake was born in Long Island, New York. He has been fishing in high altitude lakes and rives since 2010 and guiding in the Summit County region since 2019 with one simple philosophy: “Every angler will walk away with more knowledge than they began the day.” Jake has spent his career developing his teaching and angling skills to suit the guests he guides, an approach that has allowed him to develop passionate and meaningful relationships with everyone who steps into his boat.

With an abundance of patience and tremendous pride in the product he delivers, the end result is always better: more memorable moments and a journey of a lifetime.

“I love fishing. You put that line in the water and you don’t know what’s on the other end. Your imagination is under there.” -Robert Ultman