Animas Valley Anglers (AVA)...the
AVA offers the best fly waters in the West, period. Great waters
top-rated guides assures you the best fly fishing experience
available. AVA guides pride themselves on no-pressure guiding
that is professional, educational and enjoyable. Regardless
of your ability we welcome you, along with your friends and
family to visit us here in the Southwest for a taste of the
to fly fishing?
in a group
|Float or wade fly fishing trips for trophy
trout on the San
Waters in northern New Mexico and on the Animas River
near Durango Colorado in southwest Colorado.
Animas Valley Anglers
professionally guided fly fishing trips
on all the great
of the Southwest.
This includes the famous
below Navajo Dam,
Animas, Rio Grande,
upper San Juan, Pine, Florida, mountain
creeks, private waters
and regional lakes.
Beginner to expert anglers
|January brings longer and longer days with active trout on both the San Juan and Animas. Most days are sunny with mid-day temps reaching into the mid 30s to upper 40s. Crowd-free fishing, feeding trout and our low guide rates makes for great winter fly fishing. Click the links for more info and winter guide reports.
||The Animas River is flowing clear to muddy based on the amount of in-stream construction for the improved white water park just south of Durango. The Animas
is a year-round fishery
that flows from Silverton
down-stream through Durango
Colorado. AVA offers wade
and float-fishing trips
on over 70 miles of the Animas River. Click the links for more info!
||The San Juan offers the best winter fishing in the west! The Juan is fishing well with midges, midges and midges! Current winter flow is 235-250 5CFS. Great
time to float fish
AVA offers year-round float
trips on all three sections
of the San Juan located
below Navajo Dam. Click for more info!
Rio Grande is cold and iced over. We look to be back on the Rio some time in the spring. BOOK TODAY to grab prime float trip dates! AVA offers miles
and miles of float fishing near
Creede and down-stream
through South Fork Colorado. The Rio is a must fish for the dry-fly fanatic. Shhhh the streamer, popper and nymph fishing is good too. Click for more info.
The Pine River is low and cold. The Pine offers a solid chance at a trout over 10-pounds! Yep, 10-plus pounds! The Pine fishes well above Vallecito Reservoir as well as below on private waters. AVA offers guide trips on both public and private water on the Pines. Click for more info!
upper San Juan near
Pagosa Springs is low and iced over. Spring will offer fishable conditions. The
Upper Juan has a strong
population and stunning
scenery. AVA guided float
trips through Mesa Canyon when
flows and conditions allow. Season is late March into July.
To book this special fishery
drop us a line.
mountain streams are cold! Alpine creeks offer
opportunities to cast fluffy
dries and beaded nymphs to
pretty trout in our most
scenic areas of the Southwest.
AVA offers numerous high
country fishing adventures
for all ability level. Easy
walks, moderate hikes or
big adventures are
a low 17.9 CFS
Reservoir and is very cold.
Fishing is poor due to the low flows. This
Dolores River is flowing low and clear with good fishing.