For those who are taking their first steps into the world of fly fishing, this introductory class is for first timers who want to learn basic skills and get that first exposure to the sport. This four-hour experience will teach you about equipment, basic casting techniques, how to pull your fish in, and introduce native […]
Explore Boulder’s local lakes and waterways and cast for warm water fish such as sunfish, bluegill, and bass. We’ll have a brief refresher on casting and setting a hook without moving water, then set out for the lakes under a spectacular Rocky Mountain backdrop. While being close to the city, Boulder’s lakes and ponds feel […]
Boulder Creek is one of the most beloved fly-fishing waterways in Colorado. With miles of rushing waters with easy, moderate, and advanced terrain, our local guides will take you to some of their hidden alcoves, holes, and river bends, as we search in the best trout waters in the Front Range. There are many different […]
While Colorado is known for it’s exceptional trout fishing, it also has a sizable bass population, with large mouth, smallmouth, and spotted species. While the bass don’t thrive in the shallow cold mountain waters, they are numerous in warm lakes, where there’s year-round fishing opportunities. We’ll have the opportunity to fish both wading from the […]
Set under a Rocky Mountain backdrop, the town of Estes Park features numerous fly-fishing opportunities from easily accessible lakes and streams, to the nearby rushing waters of the Big Thompson River. This is a great trip for those who want to see what’s outside of Rocky Mountain National Park. Our local guides will take you […]
Improve your cast and maximize your success by working with our expert guides to improve and perfect your technique. We’ll practice traditional casting, roll casting, and long casting to enhance speed and accuracy, and we’ll learn how to cast into narrow slots and between rocks. During our clinic, we’ll also have access to video recording, […]
A good fly fisherman knows their environments as well as they know their technique. Fly Fishing Etymology is a study into learning about the rivers, seasons, species, flies, and conditions. We’ll study seasonal river conditions, weather, hatch times, use of flies, and what works with which species. We’ll learn how to choose the appropriate flies […]
Half Day Fly Fishing
One of the advantages of being in Boulder is having the access to world-class Colorado fly-fishing near Denver. Join Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides for a thrilling half-day fly-fishing experience in beautiful Boulder, Colorado as we fish some of Colorado’s most iconic streams, rivers, and lakes, under spectacular mountain scenery. Our half-day fly fishing trips and vacations are the best way to learn beginner fly fishing in a fun and relaxed environment, while still enjoying the proximity to the city and the opportunity to move between a variety of environments including local creeks and ponds across a multitude of state parks, open spaces, and mountain environments for the best guided fly fishing trips in Colorado.
We utilize local fly fishing Colorado guides, who know the waterways intimately well, and have knowledge of the best hatch times, techniques and use of tackle to maximize success. We’ll also work on proper casting technique, and cast from the shore and in the water. We’ll provide the gear including rods, waders, booties, and tackle, and time your visit with the best conditions so that we’re maximizing our chance of success each time we’re fly fishing Boulder Colorado.
After your half-day Boulder fly-fishing experience, consider joining us for another fly fishing vacation package, Colorado River float trip, rocky mountain national park fishing, or join us for a half day activity such as sightseeing, mountain biking, rock climbing, or hiking to live out an exciting Colorado adventure.
Half Day Fly Fishing Rates
$165 per person.
We have different rates based on the number of guests.
$165 per person based on three guests; $215 per person based on two guests, and $365 for one person. We take single clients out fishing all of the time!
Included: The services of a professional fishing guide, round-trip transportation between your Boulder hotel or our office and the fishing location, terminal tackle and equipment (Including flies, rod, reel, and booties/waders), bottled water and snacks (lunch is also included during full-day trips), and education about the local and natural history (including a library of Rocky Mountain flora and fauna).
Not included in our rates: Gratuities for your guide (while it is up to your discretion, the recommended gratuity is 15-20%), Colorado fishing license ($9 per day) or rod fee for private waters. We will secure private waters based on request, but for CO fishing license we will send a link to register online.