Dolores River Float Trips
sweet. Not only is the setting stunning, so can the fishing.
over 30 miles of river
Forest Service and BLM
Streamers and big dries are the ticket on the Dolores.
Fish are fairly opportunistic looking for small fish, stone flies and terrestrials.
Fish range from 10 to 15 inches with large 20+ inch thugs
that can rip the rod out of your hand.
We will meet clients in Durango, Mancos, Cortez or Dolores
and then head to the river. We put the boat in, run
a quick scooter or mountain bike shuttle and then we fish
hard all day.
details and dates
window to float the "D" is
typically very small. Hitting
the float window is basically
luck. First off there needs to
be a spill from McPhee Reservoir,
second you need the flows to
be just right. The
time frame occurs some time between
April and early July. Just, book
a trip and if looks like the
flows are right, we just might
Trips and Rates
All of our guide trips for Colorado
and the San Juan River in New Mexico include:
(including secret guide patterns)
lunch with drinks
you or any one in your group needs
to use a rod and reel and/or
waders for the day, no
problem, we will supply high-end gear at no
extra cost. Most
guide services tack that,
as well as flies, on to the
and your group are saving over
float trips do not include:
Colorado fishing license and customary
gratuity for the guide.