Fly Fishing & Float Trips

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Colorado Fly Fishing

Rocky Mountain Magic

Fly fishing in Colorado’s wilderness is an experience like none other; it will provide memories that you’ll be talking about for the rest of your life. If you’re looking for world-class guided fly fishing and float trips, or just to be exposed to an art form that you’ve only seen in the movies, we have the trip for you. Colorado is a destination for many anglers and, at Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides, we offer a custom guided Colorado fly fishing trip to match your interest and experience level.

We’ll share with you the best fly fishing Colorado locations (around Denver, Boulder, and Estes Park) that combine a perfect blend of scenery, success, education, and enjoyment. Fly Fishing locations will be chosen based on participants’ desires, goals, abilities and fitness levels. The goal of our guided fly fishing tours is to provide a safe, educational, uniquely Colorado experience not found in a guidebook. Our professional local guides, the best around, really make our trips unique, engaging, and educational.

We offer 4-hour, 8-hour trips and multi-day fly fishing trips. Our 4-hour trips are designed to provide an introduction to the novice angler or offer up some local tips for the experienced angler. Our 8-hour trips offer greater access to more remote wilderness areas and available waters, providing more opportunity for success and a true backcountry experience. We can fish and float down the Colorado River on one of our custom-built wooden dories or our fully outfitted rafts. On these trips, we can target the once-extinct Greenback Cutthroat Trout while enjoying the spectacular beauty of Colorado wilderness.

For those wanting to take it to the next level, please try our amazing, supported multi-day trips. These trips include ‘fly fishing school’, accessing remote waters that offer both beauty and solitude, and the opportunity to catch the rare Greenback Cutthroat Trout or Browns in Colorado’s Front Range streams. Our trips are all-inclusive: exceptional local fishing guides, all necessary gear, transportation, and the most up-to-date fishing reports and information.

Interested in fly fishing Boulder area lakes and streams? Interested in fly fishing Denver? Interested in fly fishing Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park? Whether you have 4 hours or a week, we have amazing guided fly fishing trips to expose you and your group to the most unique and ‘hidden gems’ in Colorado’s Front Range mountains, lakes, and rivers. Come get a Colorado fly fishing experience and education that is truly one of a kind!

Instructions for securing your Colorado fishing license:

Visit the Colorado Division of Wildlife website: https://www1.co.wildlifelicense.com/start.php. Click “start now,” and the site will guide you through the process. If you have any questions, call 800-244-5613 or visit https://wildlife.state.co.us/ShopDOW/AppsAndLicenses/Pages/totallicensing.aspx. Please make sure your license is dated for the day of your fishing excursion.

Please note: If you prefer to secure your fishing license in person, you may purchase one at the locations below. You will need your driver’s license (or passport if you are not a US citizen) and your Social Security number.

Estes True Value Hardware & RadioShack
461 E Wonderview Avenue
Estes Park, CO 80517
970-586-3496

McGuckin Hardware
2525 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder CO, 80302
303-443-1822


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