One of the greatest things about Colorado is the multitude of public angling opportunities available to fly anglers. However, there are still other opportunities where access is more limited, and Trouts Fly Fishing is committed to helping facilitate exclusive access to these world-class properties. Our list of Private Waters is ever evolving, and our mission in offering these to our customers is to enhance the angling experience for those wishing to fish a stretch of river that is managed in a manner that preserves a section of water for future generations.
While not guarenteed, the likelyhood of catching more fish, and bigger fish is going to be much higher on these private water options. We want to be upfront that the fish on these properties are BIG, but they are big for a reason (hint, hint, they are stocked fish). Please remember that due to this fact, access to these properties is limited, and is available on a first come, first served basis. As such, we highly encourage anyone wanting to fish these properties to book your trip far in advance to ensure we can get you on the right property, on the right day.
Located on the North Fork of the South Platte River, Rawhide Ranch is truly a hidden Gem along the Denver Front Range. Hosting over 2 miles of river, Rawhide Ranch offers an unmatched combination of amazing scenery alongside some truly memorable fish. This particular property is divided into three separate sections/beats, which each party will have exclusive access to during your day, and plays home to fish ranging from 10" to 20"+. Rawhide Ranch offers a variety of added amenities on-site including covered picnic and changing areas for added comfort.
Located on the North Fork of the South Platte River, Shawnee Meadows offers unmatched access to this well known Front-Range fishery. Hosting more than a mile of water that is divided into 2 sections/beats, Shawnee Meadows is a prime location if you're looking for seclusion while remaining close to the Denver Front Range. Fish at Shawnee Meadows range from 10" to 20"+, so anglers of all ability levels will find this to be an ideal property in both size and access. There are fewer amenities at Shawnee Meadows, making it an ideal property for those looking for a peaceful and relaxing day on the water.
Located on the Middle Fork of the South Platte River, Abell River Ranch is one of our favorite private water properties in our exclusive portfolio. Located just outside of Lake George, CO, Abell River Ranch offers 3 miles of prime access to the South Platte River that is divided into 3 separate beats. Due to its proximity to Happy Canyon and 11 Mile Canyon, Abel River Ranch hosts a strong population of resident fish including rainbow, brown, cutthroat, and brook trout, and offers anglers a variety of angling opportunities and experiences. This property is easy to access, making it ideal for Anglers of all ability levels.
Located minutes from the top of Guanella Pass, Duck Lake is filled with an eager population of cutthroat trout who eagerly take a well-presented dry fly, nymph, or streamer. Positioned about 75 minutes from Denver, this nearly 40-acre lake offers an angler a one-of-a-kind secluded and exclusive high alpine experience that's both easily accessible and strikingly beautiful. Experience high alpine fly fishing for cutthroat trout at its finest without bumping into any anglers at the trailhead. The property, EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE through Trouts, is easily accessed making it an excellent option for anglers of all skill levels.
All trips go out rain or shine unless conditions are deemed unsafe by the guide. If you have any questions please call the shop at (877) 464-0034 or email us at email@example.com.
Trouts Fly Fishing is proud to employ some of the finest professional fly fishing guides in the country. From the urban Denver South Platte, to the iconic Colorado River, our guides are waiting for the opportunity to curate a fly fishing experience that you will not soon forget. Whether float or wade, private or public, 1 person or 20, Trouts Fly Fishing prides ourselves on the ability to meet our customer's needs and go the extra yard.
Our private water walk/wade fly fishing trips take place on one of our private ranches that are located throughout Colorado. During the course of the trip, you will access the river on foot, where your professional fly-fishing guide will lead you through the ins and outs of the sport of fly fishing. These trips are designed for anglers of all ability levels, from seasoned experts to those that have never touched a fly rod. Everyone will benefit from our professional guide’s personalized instruction – everything from refining your casting stroke to mastering the basics of fly fishing to learning a new skill or technique.
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Safety is our number one priority at Trouts Fly Fishing, as such drugs are not permitted on any of our fly fishing trips. Alcohol is permitted and must be provided by the client. All trips go out rain or shine unless conditions are deemed unsafe by the guide.
If you have any questions please call the shop at (877) 464-0034 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the event that a trip is canceled, we will reschedule the trip for a future date.