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|Rog1||March 31st, 2017, 5:52 am|
|My buddy and I are southern Appalachian frees toners looking to try Colorado fly fishing. We are looking to come out the second week in August. We float fishing last summer and are looking to do some wade fishing with dry flies. Looking for suggestions on where to go and maybe a guide or guide service that could meet these needs. Thanks in advance for any help....Rog1|
|Leakyboots||March 31st, 2017, 8:52 am|
|Check out Frying Pan creek|
|Iasgair||April 1st, 2017, 9:01 am|
|Living here in Colo. is truly a blessing with anything from big fast freestone rivers to the little blue lines. |
In the area that I live, there is more water than I could fish in a lifetime including lakes. The Rocky Mountain Nat. Park is just one place that a person can emerge himself into and never fish the same stretch of water.
The wade fishing is spectacular in this state!! I'd rather wade than float any day because you can take your time and smell the roses. You can really appreciate the sport and the surroundings better. That's just my opinion.
In the areas where I normally fish, there are a few shops with guide services.
Laughing Grizzly fly shop in Longmont. Call 303-772-9110 Dick Shinton is a great guy and guide for this area.
There is also Saint Peters Fly Shop in Ft Collins. They fish the Cache La Poudre which is my favorite medium size rivers with wonderful scenery. The river is one of the last wild freestone rivers in the state. I suggest you fish it before they dam it up.
St. Peter’s Fly Shop
202 Remington St. Fort Collins, CO 80524
phone: 970-498-8968 / FAX: 970-482-5990
St. Peter’s South
925 E. Harmony Road, Suite 200, Fort Collins, CO 80525
phone: (970) 377-3785
Front Range Anglers
The Frying Pan that Leakyboots mentioned is very good and very popular. So is the same with the Blue River. Popular being the key word here. If you want a little more room call Minturn Anglers and request fishing the Eagle River. Here's why, the Eagle is a river with easy access and it's not over fished. In reality, it's over looked. Because everyone goes to the Frying Pan or Blue River. The Eagle fishes great all year long, and it has more quality in trout in size and numbers because of being overlooked. It's every bit as good as our famed Arkansas River, just not as crowded.
But here is a list of some of our popular rivers.
In the Northeast;
Cache La Poudre
But if it's the streams you like, here's a 15 min. video. We have lots of streams, creeks, mid sized and big rivers.
PM me if you have any questions on gear or flies, or anything that comes to mind.
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