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Fly Fishing In Denver, CO | Rivers & Streams We Fish

The Denver Front Range is overwhelmed with incredible fly fishing water even in and around a city with over 600,000 people. The variety of fish you can catch in the Denver Front Range is well into the dozens and you don’t have to travel too far to do it either. Between lakes, ponds, rivers, and creeks there’s probably more fish than people in Denver! As avid Colorado fly fishermen, we like to target them all and would like to make each and every fish in the front range smarter with a little help from a steel hook. Take a look below at all the different watersheds we like to guide or fish on our own in the Denver Front Range. Each body of water brings adds to a fly fisherman’s repertoire so we recommend you check each one out! If you wish to see our guided trips, here is the Denver Fly Fishing Guide Trip summary offered by Minturn Anglers at Parker/Denver location..

South Platte River Denver CO

The South Platte River in Colorado is renowned as a World Class fishery. Fly fishermen from nearby Denver and Colorado Springs and from around the world come to test their skills here every year. Parts of the system can be fished year round, as seven dams on the river are bottom released, providing stable water temperatures for optimal …

Starting At………………………..$ 195

Dream Stream South Platte river colorado

The Dream Stream is a six mile section of the South Platte River that includes the Spinney Mountain and Eleven Mile reservoirs and not far from Denver, Colorado. You would be hard pressed even in your dreams to find a more plentiful supply of trout in surroundings that change from meadows to mountain peaks depending on which direction you look. It’s a stretch of water definitely …

Starting At………………………..$ 195

Increasingly, Denverites are realizing that the “Urban Denver” section of South Platte is their largest fishing stream, and it flows right through the city of Denver! For keen fishers, this is becoming the “go to “ destination for after work sport, just 15 minutes from many front doors. The river is easily accessible and provides excellent fishing. The hole and rapids …

Starting At………………………..$ 195

Deckers section South Platte River CO

The Deckers section of the South Platte River is a super place for all season fishing. The 8 miles of deep pools, pocket water and riffles will provide all the challenges you need for bragging rights later. Thanks to the Cheesman Reservoir with its bottom release, this tailwater is temperate all year around.  Deckers is also just a few minutes from Denver, CO. That’s a perfect environment for those …

Starting At………………………..$ 195

Looking for wild brook trout? Check out Bear Creek. From Mt. Evans through Evergreen and Morrison until it flows into the South Platte River, this creek is an easy day trip for Denver residents and visitors. Although the upper stretch is mostly private property, there is public access from Evergreen Lake all the way downstream for catching both wild …

Starting At………………………..$ 195

Tomahawk is the Middle Fork of the South Platte, and has the most access in the Tomahawk State Wildlife Area. You will enjoy miles of meandering stream bounded by gentle hills and alpine vistas. This truly is one of the most beautiful sections of the river and a great place to find solitude. There are so many access points that you can always be …

Starting At………………………..$ 195

Hartael section South Platte River Denver CO

Hartsel, Colorado is a tiny town in the middle of God’s Country, just a short drive from Denver and Colorado Springs. Located at the intersections of Highways 24 and 9, Hartsel is situated right on the South Platte River, surrounded by peaceful open ranges of the South Park region and giving way to amazing views of the Pikes Peak Ranges.

Starting At………………………..$ 195

On the north side of Denver the South Platte River is joined by Clear Creek, an enjoyable and exciting 50 mile long stream to fish. The Clear Creek watershed is unique, with headwaters at the foot of the Continental Divide. The stream flows through the canyon that was the cradle of the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush. Anglers in the know refer to …

Starting At………………………..$ 195

The Badger Basin State Wildlife Area just upstream from the Spinney Mountain Reservoir offers some of the most productive fishing in the entire South Park area. Directly north of Hartsel and at an elevation of 9,000 feet, the Area offers 22 miles of fishing access to the Middle and South Forks of the South Platte. In some places, the river …

Starting At………………………..$ 195

Want to fish one of these waters? Select your trip below or CALL US at (720) 851-4665

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