WHERE TO FLY FISH AROUND BRECKENRIDGE
For those looking to bring home some tall tales of trout tamed, and rivers run, these fly fishing trips are equipped with everything you need besides the fish. Our trusted local guides will get you familiar with our unique Colorado rivers, help you perfect your cast, and they might even share a few of their favorite fishing holes. For the best fly fishing trips around Breckenridge, book with Breckenridge Whitewater.
BRECKENRIDGE FLY FISHING TOURS
With two convenient zipline courses to choose from near Breckenridge, the only question is…do you have time to do them both?
Colorado River Fly Fishing Trips
Start your day getting geared up at our Kremmling Outpost before setting out to the Colorado River for the fly fishing tour of your dreams. Our local, professional guides are there to help with everything from orienting you with the river, and the fish, to dialing in your cast and fly selection.
Our four-hour float trips are perfect for both novice and experienced fishermen. The trip will meet at our Kremmling Outpost, located an hour north of Breckenridge. This trip is unique in that each raft will have only one or two guests accompanied by one guide. The guide will be an experienced river and fishing guide who will handle all of the rowing of the raft and instruct guests on everything they should know to be successful anglers. The raft will stop at various points of interest along the Colorado River, including hidden hot springs! Fishing locations will be predetermined by your guide based on water levels, water clarity, soil type, and the time of year. Our guides know the river intimately and have multiple years of fly fishing experience. They will make adjustments to your rig and fly accordingly to ensure you have maximum potential to be a successful angler.
FLY FISHING ON THE COLORADO RIVER
Arkansas River Fly Fishing Trips
Buena Vista, CO
If you’re already planning a trip south for some rafting, ziplining, or other explorations, add fly fishing to your Arkansas River itinerary.
The Arkansas River is one of Colorado’s major waterways near Breckenridge, great for river fishing. This high-elevation river with crystal-clear water provides the perfect environment for fly fishing. Its headwaters are near Leadville and it flows south through the towns of Buena Vista and Salida. There is over 100 miles of floatable water with Gold Medal fly fishing stretches that hold an abundance of Brown and Rainbow Trout. You’ll find plenty of variety for river fishing, with endless riffles, runs, pools, undercuts, and overhanging brush. Colorado river fishing near Breckenridge with a professional guide ensures the quality of your experience. They know the water, know the hatches and know the fish. For you eager and determined beginners, the guides will teach gear selection, casting techniques, knots, entomology, and how to read the river in an intensive instructional course. If you already have your basics covered you could enjoy a full or half day walk and wade with a guide. Think you can handle stepping it up a notch? Enjoy a half day, full day or evening fly-fishing float down the river in order to challenge yourself to improve upon your fly-fishing skills. The ideal time for fly fishing around Breckenridge is in April and May before snowmelt brings river levels up or in July, August, September and October when the river has cleared up from the spring runoff. No matter what it is you are looking for, Breckenridge Whitewater Rafting has a Colorado river fishing trip for you.
OUR BRECKENRIDGE FLY FISHING TOURS
Here are a couple of our favorite trips we run on the Colorado River. Reserve your spot today before trips book out! You can also ask about adding fly fishing to your multi-day and custom trips.