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Colorado Fly Fishing

Non-residentís Fishing License:
Rates can change from season to season. Find pricing for fishing for state residents and visitors at: Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Denver Fly Fishing

At Chatfield State Park you will find trout, bass, and pan fish and at Cherry Creek State Park there are trout, walleye, pike, bass, and crappie. If you run out of supplies, simply love to browse or want to add to your gear, then stop by the Flyfisher Ltd. (120 Madison Ave. or 303-322-5014) where their skilled staff will be happy to answer questions, show off their equipment and give recommendations for the areaís best fishing spots. They also offer lessons and seminars.

Colorado Springs Fly Fishing

For specialty items, state licenses, rentals and other fly fishing needs, visit Anglerís Covey (917 W. Colorado Ave or 800-753-4746). The Anglerís Covey staff is glad to answer any questions, as well tell you about their guided half day and full day trips.

The most serious anglers in Colorado Springs are known to do their fishing 40 miles away on the banks of the Arkansas River or Rocky Mountain streams and lakes where you will find bass, catfish, walleye, pike and pan fish.

Fort Collins Fly Fishing

For guided fly fishing trips or clinics contact the pros at Rocky Mountain Adventures (1800-858-6808) who lead trips to Big Thompson, Cache La Poudre, North Platte Rivers and water on two private ranches. If you choose to go out on your own, check out Roosevelt National Forest or the Colorado State Forest Park where there are several varieties of trout.

Winter Park Fly Fishing

Renowned to anglers everywhere is Fraser Valley and Grand County where you will find Williams Fork Reserve and the Three lakes District. Here you can fish for kokanee salmon, lake trout, brookies, and browns.

Aspen Fly Fishing

For the best trout in the area, check out the Frying Pan River and Roaring Fork. For supplies and recommendations talk the pros at Oxbow Outfitting Co. (970-925-1505) or Aspen Outfitting Co. (800-421-1505).

Durango Fly Fishing

For rainbow trout, brown trout, northern pike and kokanee salmon go no farther than Vellecito Lake. You can rent equipment at Anglerís Wharf (970-884-9477) on the west side of the lake.

Gunnison Fly Fishing

A year round favorite for anglers of all ages and abilities is the Curecanti. Here you can go ice fishing in the winter, but it get s the most action from May to October when the rainbow, brown, and Mackinaw trout along with the kokanee salmon are in abundance. The Gunnison River, 11 miles north of town, is one of the areaís premier trout streams. You can use your own gear, or rent some from Willowfly Anglers at the Three Rivers Resort (970-641-1303). Willowfly also offers fly fishing instruction and a guide service.