Fly Fishing Breckenridge

Breckenridge is home to some of the best fly fishing waters in the state! With numerous rivers, streams, and reservoirs all within an hour of downtown, there’s a destination to match nearly all interest and skill levels.

For the more casual fisherman, grab a pole and spend the day fishing “The Steps,” a popular stretch of the blue river known for its abundance of rainbow and brown trout. The more hardcore angler might prefer to venture out a little further under the expert guidance of one of Breckenridge’s many fly fishing outfitters. The possibilities are endless!

Breckenridge Outfitters

Breckenridge Outfitters is honored to be the 2013 Orvis Endorse Outfitter of the Year and the 2016 Orvis Shop of the year. This expert outfitter is located right in the heart of downtown and offers year-round guided fly fishing trips as well as a full service fly shop. With professional, knowledgable guides, top of the line equipment, and an endless supply of mountain waters, they will give you a unique experience. So, whether you are looking for rental equipment or want the full-on guided adventure, they’ve got all the bases covered.

Trips And Packages With Breckenridge Outfitters

There is a wide variety of half and full day trips offered for all skill levels—from family-friendly adventures, to those for the avid fisherman, and everything in between. Here are two of their most popular:

Two Hour Walk & Wade

Got kids with you? Then this is the perfect trip for your family! You will be provided with waders, boots, rods and reels before heading out on a quick tour of the public waters in the area. Learn the technique and what flies are best suited for the rivers you’re exploring.

Private Water Elk Fork

This trip is the ultimate in exclusive fishing! When you reserve a private ranch, your party will have the entire ranch to yourselves. Under the expert tutelage of your guide, even beginners can catch their trophy fish.

Click here to visit their website for a full list of trips. For pricing, call and speak to one of their professionals about which excursion you should take. Call 970.453.4135.

The Mountain Angler Ltd.

This is Summit County’s oldest fly fishing guide service! Their motto is “Putting people and trout together since 1985,” and they do just that. Located at the headwaters of five major rivers, Mountain Angler guides year round. They are also a full service fly shop prepared to equip you with all the rental gear you need or anything that you are missing from your ensemble.

Trips, Rates, And Prices for Mountain Angler Ltd.

There are over 14 different waterways to choose from. From the Dillon Reservoir to the Arkansas River to private ranches, you are bound to catch your trophy fish! Choose from Full or Half Day Walk/Wade trips, Full Day River Float Trips, Fly Fishing Lessons, and Lake Float Fishing. Prices range from $160 to $445 depending on how many people are in your group. Click here to visit their website for a full list of pricing and locations.

Reservations For Mountain Angler Ltd. 

For reservations, you can book online at their website. Or, you can call an expert to talk through which trip and location are perfect for you. Just call 800.453.4669.

Cutthroat Anglers

Cutthroat Anglers will give you a guided fly fishing trip that is to die for! Experience the breathtaking Rocky mountains along the trout-filled banks of the Colorado, Arkansas, and various other rivers in the area. Their goal is to shorten the fly fishing learning curve and help you polish your skills out on the water. Novices that need practice and experts looking to gain some pro tips and fish the waters of the Rockies, give Cutthroat Anglers a call!

Trips And Rates For Cutthroat Anglers

Guides will take you out year round on various walk/wade and float trips. Or if you want to start slow with lessons, Cutthroat offers that too. Their half day wade trips offer you the ability to do some world-class Colorado fishing and still have some time to enjoy the Breckenridge area. Rates start at $215 for one angler, and every additional angler costs $50/person. Or, if you prefer to have the ultimate angling experience, book a private water trip with access to solitude and concentrated trout populations. Rates start at $435 and it’s $160/person for additional anglers.

Want to know what other trips they offer? Click here to visit their website and a full list of fly fishing adventures.

Making Reservations With Cutthroat Anglers

Online booking with Cutthroat Anglers is so quick and easy! Just choose your trip, then visit their website and click “BOOK NOW.” If you are undecided about the best trip for your group, then call them at 970.262.2878 for expert advice.