FISHING TRIPS NEAR BRECKENRIDGE
Colorado River Fly Fishing
Join AVA for a pristine fly fishing excursion on the Colorado River. Our four hour float trips are perfect for both novice and experienced fisherman. 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 a successful angler. 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 flies accordingly to ensure you have maximum potential to be a successful angler.
Arkansas River Fly Fishing
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.