winter fly fishing

The Animas River offers year-round wade and float fly fishing opportunities on private and public waters. The Animas is a freestone river with Gold Medal status (translation: lots of nice fish). Click for detailed reports.

The cold waters of the San Juan River flow out from below Navajo Reservoir in northern New Mexico. Great year-round float and wade fishing. Click for current fly fishing and flow reports.

The Rio Grande is located a couple hours east of Durango near Creede and South Fork Colorado. Incredible fishing in late winter, spring, summer and early fall. Click over for current conditions and guide reports.

The Los Pinos River (Pine) flows from the Weminuche Wilderness area into Vallecito Reservoir. The river below the lake offers stunning waters and hard-fighting trout. That section is mostly private, drop us a line for guided access!

The upper Juan near Pagosa Springs flows through the stunning Mesa Canyon, home to greedy trout that love big flies. The upper Juan is one our most exciting fisheries that is great for those with a thirst for adventure.

The National Forest, BLM and Wilderness areas of our region offer the fly caster endless high country creeks and lakes. Click for a partial list of high country streams as well as a time table and appropriate fly patterns.

The Dolores River flows from Lizard Head Pass down into McPhee Reservoir near the town of Rico and Dolores. The lower Dolores below McPhee is a wicked tricky tail-water fishery. Click for info, reports and flows.

Root Pond is a private lake that we float fish out of our drift boats for trophy rainbow, browns and brook trout. Root Pond trout are getting bigger each season. Click for guide reports and info on this incredible fishery.

The Southwest has a wide array of still water fisheries; every type from ponds to massive reservoirs. Each can hold trout, pike, bass, carp, perch blue gill, crappie and salmon. Click for lake and pond reports.