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Visiting Colorado’s wilderness areas and fly fishing are each amazing experiences in and of themselves. Put them together and you will have a memory that you will be talking about for the rest of your life. If you are looking to experience world class fly fishing or just to be exposed to an art form that you have 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 trip to match your interest and experience level.

We will share with you the best fly fishing Colorado locations (around Denver, Boulder, and Estes Colorado) 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 and 8-hour 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 further opportunity for success and a true backcountry experience. 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 and supported multi-day trips. These trips include ‘fly fishing school’, accessing remote waters that offer both beauty and solitude, and give you the opportunity to catch the rare Greenback Cutthroat Trout or Browns in Colorado’s Front Range streams.

All our trips are all-inclusive and include the best local fishing guides, all necessary gear, transportation and the most up-to-date fishing reports and information.

Interested in fly fishing Colordo? Interested in fly fishing Boulder area lakes and rivers? Interested in fly fishing Denver? Interested in fly fishing Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park? Wether you have 4 hours or one 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 fly fishing experience and education that is truly one of a kind!

Try Fly Fishing

Activity Level
Easy to Moderate

Dates
Year round

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

Fly Fishing rod with the setting sun behind.

Description: If you are someone who has been captivated by the sight of a river shimmering and have thought to yourself that someday I should try fly fishing, this trip is for you. Our guides will give you the basic instructions for fly fishing and will bring you to the location that will offer you the greatest opportunity to feel the exhilaration of a fish on the end of a fly rod. On our 4 hour trips we try to limit the driving time to give you as much time on the water as possible. Most of the instruction will be done on the water with your guide. The focus for this trip is to provide you with an introduction to the art of fly fishing, and bring you to the river that provides the best opportunity for you to learn.

Itinerary: 6 am – 8 pm, determined after sign-up and arranged directly with Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides. Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides will contact each participant to arrange a tour time after sign-up. Preferences can also be made with sign-up, however an exact time is not confirmed until after Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides Office communicates with the participant(s). As a general rule, Half-day trips usually start around 7:30 am or 1:00 pm and include 3-4 hours of fishing. We have fly fishing departrue locations from Denver, Golden, Boulder, and Estes Park Colorado.

Price:

3-Person = $140 pp; 2-People = $180 pp; 1-People = 300 pp. Prices includes Boulder / Golden hotel pick-up or designated meeting location. $100 per group, additional charge, for Denver and Estes Park pick-ups.

Learn The Local Fly Fishing Waters

Activity Level
Easy to Moderate

Dates
Year round

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

Fly Fishing in South Boulder Creek, Eldorado State Park Colorado, outside Boulder and Denver

Description: If you are an experienced angler and are looking to answer the question “Where do I go?” or “How do I fish these streams?” this trip will expedite your learning curve and assist you in spending less time driving around and more time fishing. Our experienced guides will check in with you about what fish you are looking to target and will take you to the “holes” that have proven themselves. We will instruct you on river appropriate tips for flies, hatches, and equipment as well as techniques. The focus of this trip is to introduce you to the local waters, techniques, and flies accelerating your odds for success.

Itinerary: 6 am – 8 pm, determined after sign-up and arranged directly with Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides. Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides will contact each participant to arrange a tour time after sign-up. Preferences can also be made with sign-up, however an exact time is not confirmed until after Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides Office communicates with the participant(s). As a general rule, Half-day trips usually start around 7:30 am or 1:00 pm and include 3-4 hours of fishing. We have fly fishing departrue locations from Denver, Golden, Boulder, and Estes Park Colorado.

Price

3-Person = $140 pp; 2-People = $180 pp; 1-People = 300 pp. Prices includes Boulder / Golden hotel pick-up or designated meeting location. $100 per group, additional charge, for Denver and Estes Park pick-ups.

Native Colorado Greenback Cutthroat Trout

Activity Level
Easy to Moderate

Dates
Year round

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

Greenback Cutthroat Trout caught fly fishing in Rocky Mountain National Park, outside Estes Park Colorado.

Description: In search of the once thought extinct Native Green Cutthroat Trout. The areas we fish are catch and release only. We seek out one of the twenty Rocky Mountain Lake (and connecting streams) where the only native Colorado trout species still reside. The fly fishing location for the day will be determined based on participants desires, fitness levels, fishing experiences and preferences. There are numerous options that allow participants grand vistas, easy through challenging terrain, and access to spectacular scenery and rivers. As always we want you to be safe, have a unique amazing Colorado experience that lasts a lifetime and learn new fishing skills and/or history about Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park and Colorado.

Itinerary: 6 am – 8 pm, determined after sign-up and arranged directly with Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides. Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides will contact each participant to arrange a tour time after sign-up. Preferences can also be made with sign-up, however an exact time is not confirmed until after Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides Office communicates with the participant(s). As a general rule, Half-day trips usually start around 7:30 am or 1:00 pm and include 3-4 hours of fishing, while full-day trips begin at 07:30 am and include 6-8 hours of fishing.

Price

6-hour trips: 3-Person = $200 pp; 2-People = $245 pp; 1-People = $425 pp.

8-hour trips: 3-Person = $230 pp; 2-People = $280 pp; 1-People = $475 pp. Prices includes Boulder / Golden hotel pick-up or designated meeting location. $100 per group, additional charge, for Denver and Estes Park pick-ups.

Learn the Art of Fly Fishing

Activity Level
Easy to Moderate

Dates
Year round

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

A Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides fly fishing trip participant holding a rod in his mouth

Description: Learn how to become one with your rod, improve your fly fishing or angling skills, or just enjoy having a beginners mind again. We seek out the best areas for rainbow, brown, cutthroat trout in rivers and lakes that meet your goals and desires. The fly fishing location for the day will be determined based on participants desires, fitness levels, fishing experiences and preferences. There are numerous options that allow participants grand vistas, easy through challenging terrain, and access to spectacular scenery and rivers. As always we want you to be safe, have a unique amazing Colorado experience that lasts a lifetime and learn new fishing skills and/or history about Boulder, Denver, Estes Park and Colorado.

Itinerary: 6 am – 8 pm, determined after sign-up and arranged directly with Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides. Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides will contact each participant to arrange a tour time after sign-up. Preferences can also be made with sign-up, however an exact time is not confirmed until after Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides Office communicates with the participant(s). As a general rule, Half-day trips usually start around 7:30 am or 1:00 pm and include 3-4 hours of fishing, while full-day trips begin at 07:30 am and include 6-8 hours of fishing.

Price

6-hour trips: 3-Person = $200 pp; 2-People = $245 pp; 1-People = $425 pp.

8-hour trips: 3-Person = $230 pp; 2-People = $280 pp; 1-People = $475 pp. Prices includes Boulder / Golden hotel pick-up or designated meeting location. $100 per group, additional charge, for Denver and Estes Park pick-ups.

Colorado Lakes and Bass Fly Fishing

Activity Level
Easy to Moderate

Dates
Year round

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

Two CWRAG Fly Fishing participants fly fishing for bass in a private water lake outside Boulder CO

Description: We seek out the best lake fishing areas in the Front Range for trout and bass that meet your goals and desires. The fly fishing location for the day will be determined based on participants desires, fitness levels, fishing experiences and preferences. There are numerous options that allow participants grand vistas, easy through challenging terrain, and access to spectacular scenery and rivers. As always we want you to be safe, have a unique amazing Colorado experience that lasts a lifetime and learn new fishing skills and/or history about Boulder, Denver, Estes Park and Colorado.

Itinerary: 6 am – 8 pm, determined after sign-up and arranged directly with Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides. Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides will contact each participant to arrange a tour time after sign-up. Preferences can also be made with sign-up, however an exact time is not confirmed until after Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides Office communicates with the participant(s). As a general rule, Half-day trips usually start around 7:30 am or 1:00 pm and include 3-4 hours of fishing, while full-day trips begin at 07:30 am and include 6-8 hours of fishing.

Price

Please contact for prices for 1-Person; 2-People; 3-People.

Backcountry Rivers and Private Waters

Activity Level
Easy to Moderate

Dates
Mar. 1st – Nov. 30th

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

a secluded angler fly fishing in Colorado private waters.

Description: Join us for a completely unique fishing experience while we seek out one of local secluded and little known backcountry rivres or angle at our favorite private water destinations. We seek out the best areas for rainbow, brown, cutthroat trout in rivers and lakes that meet your goals and desires. The fly fishing location for the day will be determined based on participants desires, fitness levels, fishing experiences and preferences. There are numerous options that allow participants grand vistas, easy through challenging terrain, and access to spectacular scenery and rivers. As always we want you to be safe, have a unique amazing Colorado experience that lasts a lifetime and learn new fishing skills and/or history about Denver, Estes Park, Boulder and Colorado.

Itinerary: 6 am – 8 pm, determined after sign-up and arranged directly with Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides. Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides will contact each participant to arrange a tour time after sign-up. Preferences can also be made with sign-up, however an exact time is not confirmed until after Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides Office communicates with the participant(s). As a general rule, Half-day trips usually start around 7:30 am or 1:00 pm and include 3-4 hours of fishing, while full-day trips begin at 07:30 am and include 6-8 hours of fishing.

Price

6-hour trips: 3-Person = $200 pp; 2-People = $245 pp; 1-People = $425 pp.

8-hour trips: 3-Person = $230 pp; 2-People = $280 pp; 1-People = $475 pp. Prices includes Boulder / Golden hotel pick-up or designated meeting location. $100 per group, additional charge, for Denver and Estes Park pick-ups.

Prices do not include a rod fee for private waters that range for $10 pp- $400 pp.

Fly Fishing Weekend Trips – 2 Days

Activity Level
Easy to Moderate

Dates
Mar. 1st – Nov. 30th

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

Rainbow Trout caught while on a CWRAG guided fly fishing in Denver Colorado

Description: Have you ever wanted to fish for more than one day in a row or enjoy the weekend angling in amazing fishing locations? Our weekend trips are designed to get you on the water for 2 or more days in order to help increase your fishing time, skills and experience multiple local Colorado fly fishing locations. We seek out the best areas for rainbow, brown, cutthroat trout in rivers and lakes that meet your goals and desires. The fly fishing location for the day will be determined based on participants desires, fitness levels, fishing experiences and preferences. There are numerous options that allow participants grand vistas, easy through challenging terrain, and access to spectacular scenery and rivers. As always we want you to be safe, have a unique amazing Colorado experience that lasts a lifetime and learn new fishing skills and/or history about Boulder, Denver, Estes Park, Grand Lake and Colorado.

Itinerary: 6 am – 8 pm, determined after sign-up and arranged directly with Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides. Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides will contact each participant to arrange a tour time after sign-up. Preferences can also be made with sign-up, however an exact time is not confirmed until after Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides Office communicates with the participant(s). As a general rule, Half-day trips usually start around 7:30 am or 1:00 pm and include 3-4 hours of fishing, while full-day trips begin at 07:30 am and include 6-8 hours of fishing.

Price

Call for pricing information, 720-242-9828 (Fly Fishing Boulder, Denver, Colorado Springs); 970-480-7504 (Fly Fishing Estes Park, Grand Lake, Vail, Breckenridge, and Colorado Mountain Towns).

Learn the Art of Fly Fishing – aka ‘Fly Fishing School’

Activity Level
Easy to Moderate

Dates
Mar. 1st – Nov. 30th

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

Three Fly Fishing participants fly fishing in a river while attending a CWRAG fly fishing school.

Description: Want to learn the sport of fly fishing? What is take your fishing skills and knowledge to the next level? If either of these statements ‘ring true’, then fly fishing school with help you get there. This is a great opportunity for novices and intermediate anglers to hone their skills and learn the fundamentals of fly fishing. We will work with you, your family, or your group to maximize your fly fishing experience, learning curve, personal learning style(s), and enjoyment. The fly fishing locations for the day will be determined based on participants desires, fitness levels, fishing experiences and preferences. As always we want you to be safe, have a unique amazing Colorado experience that lasts a lifetime and learn new fly fishing skills.

Itinerary: 6 am – 8 pm, determined after sign-up and arranged directly with Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides. Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides will contact each participant to arrange a tour time after sign-up. Preferences can also be made with sign-up, however an exact time is not confirmed until after Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides Office communicates with the participant(s). As a general rule, Half-day trips usually start around 7:30 am or 1:00 pm and include 3-4 hours of fishing, while full-day trips begin at 07:30 am and include 6-8 hours of fishing.

Price

Call for pricing information, 720-242-9828 (Fly Fishing Boulder, Denver, Colorado Springs); 970-480-7504 (Fly Fishing Estes Park, Grand Lake, Vail, Breckenridge, and Colorado Mountain Towns).

Finding the ‘Once Extinct’ Greenback Cutthroat Trout

Activity Level
Easy to Moderate

Dates
Late Spring, Summer, Early Fall

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

Greenback Cutthroat Trout caught fly fishing in Rocky Mountain National Park, outside Estes Park Colorado.

Description: In search of the once thought extinct Native Green Cutthroat Trout. We will take you to completely secluded backcountry areas, that are catch and release only, where few anglers fish or intimately know. We seek out one of the twenty Rocky Mountain Lake where the only native Colorado trout species still reside. The fly fishing location for the day will be determined based on participants desires, fitness levels, fishing experiences and preferences. There are numerous options that allow participants grand vistas, easy through challenging terrain, and access to spectacular scenery and rivers. As always we want you to be safe, have a unique amazing Colorado experience that lasts a lifetime and learn new fishing skills and/or history about Colorado.

Itinerary: Contact us for itineraries around Estes Park, Grand Lake and in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Price

Call for pricing information, 720-242-9828 (Fly Fishing Boulder, Denver, Colorado Springs); 970-480-7504 (Fly Fishing Estes Park, Grand Lake, Vail, Breckenridge, and Colorado Mountain Towns).

Float Trips and Colorado River Trips

Activity Level
Easy to Moderate

Dates
Late Spring, Summer, Early Fall

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

A CWRAG participant floating down the colorado river on a fly fishing trip with a rod in one hand and a net with a trout in the the other hand.

Description: Ever wanted to float down a river casting in the sunlight below mountain top valleys? Have you ever dreamed of fishing in the mightly Colorado River? This trip will give you either of these experiences. This is a one of a kind experience that can only be found in Colorado. Come float, fish, and experience a whole new dimension to fly fishing in Colorado.

Itinerary: Contact us for itineraries.

Price

Call for pricing information, 720-242-9828 (Fly Fishing Boulder, Denver, Colorado Springs); 970-480-7504 (Fly Fishing Estes Park, Grand Lake, Vail, Breckenridge, and Colorado Mountain Towns).

Fly Fishing Weekend Pack & Camping Trip – 3 Days

Activity Level
Moderate

Dates
July, August & Sept

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

Fly Fishing in secluded lake in southern Rocky Mountain National Park, 2 hours drive from Boulder and Denver.

Description: Welcome to one of the best weekend fly fishing getaways in Colorado and the United States! Do you have only a long weekend or 3 days and desire a fly fishing wilderness backpacking experience? Only 2 hours from Denver Colorado, you can can spend 3 days experiencing Rocky Mountain National Park, outside Grand Lake and Estes Park, which one of the crown jewels of the National Park Service.

Have you ever wanted to fish for more than one two day in a row or enjoy the weekend angling in most amazing fly fishing locations? Our weekend trips are designed to get you on the water for 2 or more days in order to help increase your fishing time and skills. We seek out the best areas for rainbow, brown, cutthroat trout in rivers and lakes that meet your goals and desires.

This is fly fishing and hiking in Colorado at its finest. The trip will offer exploration in the southern-central part the park away from the crowds and in solitude while Colorado camping and fly fishing. This Rocky Mountain National Park fly fishing trip is a great way to see, experience, and get in touch with the variety, scenery, and wildlife of Americas 10th National Park. Our goal is to experience the best of the Rocky Mountains, learn new skills, and have a safe and stimulating experience that lasts a lifetime.
The lakes and streams we fish offer access to the largest Greenback Cutthroat Trout in the world.

Trip Dates: 2013. 4 trips:

7/4-7/6; 7/12-7/14; 8/2-8/4; 9/06-9/08 (Saturday-Monday)

Itinerary: Moderate to hiking due to altitude, and elevation gain the first day, and the multi-day nature of the trip. Elevations will be between 8500’ and 11,300’. All hiking will be on trails and along subalpine mountain rivers and lakes. Day 1: Meet early morning and depart for trailhead. At the trailhead, we will give our bags to our pack animals for the 6.5 – 7 mile and 2500′ of ascent to a beautiful sub-alpine lake. Elevation: 10,500′. The afternoon will be spent fly-fishing and exploring the area. Day: 2: This day will be spend fly fishing all day to some of the most amazing lakes and steams in the Rocky Mountains, camp at same location. Day 3: We will fly fishing the morning and then after lunch hike down to the trailhead on the same route we ascended day 1. Again, pack animals will transport our gear while we hike.

Price

$895 per person includes transportation fee (from Boulder and Estes Park; from Denver $50 additonal fee); Cost based on 4-person minimum. Cost includes all camping gear, fly fishing (waders, booties, rods) gear, flies, pack support to carry loads, and fly fishing guides. Please contact us for 2-3 person trips and 1-person private trip costs.

Rocky Mountain Backcounty Waters and Camping

Activity Level
Easy to Moderate

Dates
Late Spring, Summer, Early Fall

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

A man fly fishing in a backcountry lake in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Description: Learn how to become one with your rod, or improve your skills, or just enjoy having a beginners mind again. The fly fishing location for these backcountry trips will be determined based on participants desires, fitness levels, fishing experiences and preferences. There are numerous options that allow participants grand vistas, easy through challenging terrain, and access to spectacular scenery and rivers. As always we want you to be safe, have a unique amazing Colorado experience that lasts a lifetime and learn knew fishing skills and/or history about Colorado.

Itinerary: Contact us for itineraries.

Price

Call for pricing information, 720-242-9828 (Fly Fishing Boulder, Denver, Colorado Springs); 970-480-7504 (Fly Fishing Estes Park, Grand Lake, Vail, Breckenridge, and Colorado Mountain Towns).

4 Hour and 8 Hour Hotel Packages

Activity Level
Easy to Moderate

Dates
Year round

Departure
Boulder, Denver, Estes Park

Description: TBA

Itinerary: TBA

Price

Call for pricing information, 720-242-9828 (Boulder, Denver, Colorado Springs); 970-480-7504 (Estes Park, Grand Lake, Vail, Breckenridge, and Colorado Mountain Towns).

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