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*Please note that once you have purchased a guided trip, a staff member at Trouts Fly Fishing will contact you to book your trip and discuss date, time, etc. Purchase of this product does not guarantee guide or trip availability on a specific day.*
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 guaranteed, the likelihood 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 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.