Drew's Guide Service

fishing cruises | bird watching | sunset & sunrise cruises
Enjoy full-service, guided Missouri river cruises in a 17-foot dory, hand-crafted five years ago by your guide Drew. Each cruise is catered to your needs. Choose sunset or sunrise cruises, all-day or all-night fishing cruises, and bird watching or sight seeing tours. Everything for your custom cruise will be prepared and planned by Drew, who will work to see that all your needs are met, including perfect meals for the occassion. Meals are discussed at the time of your booking; alcoholic beverages are at your discretion. All necessary equipment for your cruise, such as fishing poles, bait, snacks, ice, suncscreen, and digital photography will be supplied. Plus, if you are staying locally, Drew will escort you to the cruise site.

Fishing Cruise

Choose from all-night and all-day fishing cruises, accompanied by an experienced guide — Drew Lemberger. Drew has been fishing in Missouri his whole life and can guide you to the best and most scenic locations in the state. Your cruise includes access to top-of-the-line equipment with rods and reels from Penn, Sage, Ross, Quantum, Berkley, and Shimano. Depending on stream requirements and your preference, live bait or fly fishing will be supplied as well.

Reserve your Missouri River Trophy Catfish cruise early! Chances to enjoy this tremendously popular cruise and catch catfish ranging in size from 30-50 pounds are limited. And if you've never tried night fishing, you should. These summer cruises are your best opportunity to knab the largest Blues and Flatheads.

All-day fishing trips $200-$250
All-night fishing trips $300-$350

Prices are based on 1-2 people, though group cruises are possible. Arrive in proper attire and fishing license.

Bird Watching & Sight Seeing Cruises

Missouri is home to beautiful river vistas and a variety of wildlife. Bird watching and sight seeing cruises are the perfect opportunity to enjoy these natural's wonders. Drew navigates you along your desired route and finds key vantage points on the river for enjoying the view. Some Missouri rivers are home to prestigious birds, such as the Bald Eagle, while more shallow locations are home to egrets and heron. Whether you are bird watching or merely enjoying a relaxing cruise, Missouri rivers offer ample plush scenery, especially during the spring and fall seasons.

Bird Watching & Sightseeing Cruises
Full day $200
Half day $125(prices are based on 1-2 people)

Sunrise & Sunset Cruises

"Splendor of ended day floating and filling me..."
             — Walt Whitman

Few things in life are as quietly peaceful and astounding as the beauty of a sunrise or sunset. And sadly, few have the opportunity to enjoy this illustrious occassion while drifting along a river. What better way to ease the build-up caused by rush-hour traffic, long commutes, endless lists, or mind-numbingly busy days than to enjoy this beautiful moment in such a sacred place. Take time this year to enjoy this majestic beauty with your partner or with family and friends, the mood is yours to create and enjoy. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity. Book your cruise today!

Sunrise or Sunset Cruises $125
(prices are based on 1-2 people)