Colorado private water fly fishing can be one of the most relaxing experiences and is designed for those anglers who prefer solitude and very high-quality Colorado trout fishing. Due to stream access laws in Colorado, fishing on private water is strictly forbidden without permission from the landowner. Thankfully, Kirks Flyshop has the ability to bring their fishing parties to many different Colorado private water locations and we're happy to share these experiences with our guests!
Our Private Water Fly Fishing Options
Situated on the beautiful Big Thompson Canyon, Waterdale Ranch is a premier Colorado private water option. Offering almost a mile of fishing, you can expect to catch fish all day averaging 14 to 16 inches, all the way up to an occasional 30-inch trout.
With the Big Thompson River flowing through granite canyons on a secluded Bend of the river you will find peaceful, quiet fishing. Reel in trout all day ranging from 14 to 16 inches, and all the way up to 20 inches. With over half a mile to fish on private river access, you will have fun all day long!
Featuring two miles of private access to the North Fork Big Thompson River renown for its dry fly fishing and naturally reproducing browns, cutthroat, and rainbows. Averaging 8-10 inches and some larger fish in the mid-teens.
Hawk’s Nest is a gorgeous 300 yards of private river on the Big Thompson with fish averaging 12-14 inches with some larger fish in the mix.
Main Ranch Valley
A half mile stretch of the Big Thompson River with average fish 12 to 14 inches and up to 18 inches. Beautifully scenery along the foothills of the canyon. Advanced booking required (at least 24 hours).
This 300 yard stretch of private river located along the Big Thompson will give you the opportunity to pull in the catch of a lifetime. Average fish size of 12-14 inches.
Another 300 yards of private river where you can fish in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Average fish size of 12-14 inches, this area is great for the fishing enthusiast.
Big Lake & Mother Lake
Big Lake is a two acre trophy bass lake with bass up to 5 lbs. Mother lake is a two acre trophy trout lake with browns and rainbows up to 24 inches. Advanced booking required (at least 24 hours).
Want to experience high quality private water fly fishing and solitude?
Book your Colorado private water fly fishing trip today!
Private Water Fly Fishing Details
- 4-, 6-, and 8-Hour trip options available
- All fly fishing gear provided — rods, waders, boots, flies, etc.
- Snack provided on 4-Hour trips
- Lunch provided on 6- and 8-Hour trips
- Expert, friendly fishing guides
- Fun and safe for all ages and skill levels
- Large groups can be accommodated
- Guaranteed to catch a fish!
What is not included:
- Colorado fishing license (buy from our Colorado fly shop!)
- Guide gratuity
Frequently Asked Questions
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