Fly fishing in Colorado on private waters is strictly forbidden without proper consent. Unfortunately, some of the most gorgeous and successful locations are located on private property. Private water fishing can be one of the most relaxing experiences since it is incredibly quiet and exclusive. Thankfully Kirks Flyshop has the ability to bring their fishing parties to many different private water locations. This means that we offer some of the most exclusive locations for a Colorado fishing vacation!

Waterdale Ranch – (Click for more information)

Waterdale Ranch is situated on a beautiful, serene property just west of Loveland, below the mouth of the Big Thompson Canyon. Offering almost 1 mile of fishing on the Big Thompson River, you can expect to catch fish all day averaging 14 to 16 inches, all the way up to an occasional 30 inch fish!

Grandpa’s Retreat – (Click for more information)

With the Big Thompson River flowing through granite canyons on a secluded Bend of the river you will find peaceful, quiet fishing. You will reel in trout all day ranging from 14 to 16 inches, and all the way up to 20 inches. With over a half a mile to fish on private river, you will be a happy fisher all day long!

Big Lot – (Click for more information)

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.

Lower Lot – (Click for more information)

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.

Hawk’s Nest – (Click for more information)

Hawk’s Nest is a gorgeous 300 yards of private river on the Big Thompson with fish averaging 12-14 inches.

Rulons – (Click for more information)

About 200 yard of private river on the big Thompson with fish averaging 12-16 inches and a small pond with trout over 20 inches.

Private Beaver Ponds – (Click for more information)

Two Private Beaver Ponds where you can catch amazing trophy trout up to 22 inches!

Big Lake & Mother Lake – (Click for more information)

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).

Main Ranch Valley – (Click for more information)

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).


Want to book your Colorado private water fishing trip? Fill out our inquiry form below or give us a call at (877) 669-1859.