Fly Fishing: Colorado Lakes (1/2 day)
We’ll have the opportunity to fish both wading from the shore and in boating only rivers. Come experience some of the best bass fishing in the west.
While Colorado is known for its 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 shore and in boating only rivers. Come experience some of the best bass fishing in the west.
Itinerary: The exact times of the ½ day trip will be determined after sign-up and arranged directly with Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides. Half-day trips usually start around 7:30 am or 1:00 pm and include 3-4 hours of fishing. We have fly fishing departure locations from Denver, Golden, Boulder, and Estes Park Colorado. Our guide will pick you up at your Boulder Hotel or residence, alternatively you may meet us at our Boulder Offices. On the 5 to 20 minute drive to the fishing area we will go over basic safety information, questions that you may have and review our plan for the day. Once we arrive at our fishing location for the day, our guides will quickly get you set up with the equipment needed, go over any instructions that you may need and get you on the fish to begin a wonderful day of fly fishing.
Included: The services of a professional angling or fly 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
What to Bring: Sent with trip confirmation