The Colorado River is unrivaled for it’s beautiful landscapes, deep canyon walls, and aggressive trout. The most popular float is a four-mile trip from Pumphouse to Radium. Here the river is dominated by riffle/runs in the upper section followed by a deep and swift canyon section. If you want the complete Colorado float trip experience, you must fish this river.
The Eagle River is a magnificent fishery, that while not well known, is a consistent producer of hard fighting rainbow, brown, and cut-bow trout. The Eagle River begins outside of Camp Hale and terminates in the Colorado River near Dotsero.
Homestake Creek is one of the main tributaries into the Eagle River. Homestake is our closest tailwater and is very accessible to even the most inexperienced angler. It is full of brook, brown, and rainbow trout.
Running through the town of Vail, Gore Creek is a small freestone trout stream whose lower section has earned the Gold Medal distinction. The lower section begins at Red Sandstone Creek and continues into the Eagle River. It can fish extremely well and is easily accessed by foot.