Guided Fly Fishing

Kirks Flyshop offers the best guided fly fishing trips in Rocky Mountain National Park and the surrounding areas. Our knowledgeable fly fishing guides are friendly and know exactly where and how to catch fish. They will ensure that every member of a guided tour has an incredibly memorable experience. We can guide Colorado fly fishing trips from drive-to sports, hiking locations, backpacking locations, or even remote lakes or streams. Our trips also encompass llama pack trips into the backcountry of Rocky Mountain National Park. Every trip can be customized to your specifications. Just give us a call today to learn all about our amazing and one-of-a-kind fly fishing adventures.

Guided Fly Fishing Estes Park

Private Waters

Experience the best of Colorado fly fishing on one of our high-quality private waters along the Big Thompson River. With exclusive rights to most of these fisheries, solitude is easy to find and the fishing is second-to-none. Our options include the trophy waters at Waterdale Ranch, the secluded bend at Grandpa's Retreat, and several more.

Two men fly fishing in Colorado near Estes Park

Float Trips

Float and fly fish the Colorado River canyon among majestic red cliffs and experience some of the best Colorado fly fishing near Estes Park. Choose from either a full day or an overnight Colorado fly fishing trip with one of our experienced Estes Park fly fishing guides. Featuring an abundant population of Rainbow and Brown Trout, this is a bucket list trip for any fly angler.

Man holds Brown Trout while fly fishing on the Colorado River

Backpacking / Fly Fishing

Discover fly fishing Rocky Mountain National Park with an overnight adventure, all with the assistance of a professional, friendly and fully-certified fly fishing guide and outfitter. We can accommodate any level of expertise, any age and will completely tailor the trip to your preference.

Man holds cuuthroat trout in Rocky Mountain National Park

Fly Fishing Class

Learn the basics of fly fishing in a fun, relaxing, non-intimidating environment on our own private setting, where fish are plentiful and views of the Continental Divide are stunning

Women hooks trout in Colorado while in on a fly fishing trip

Group/Corporate Trips

Planning a family reunion or corporate trip? No matter what the group we can accommodate you with the perfect Rocky Mountain adventure to share together! Whether it is an afternoon of fishing after morning meetings, a full day excursion into the back country, let Kirks plan your trip for you and give you a memorable experience.

Three men fly fishing near Estes Park, Colorado


Winter Fly Fishing in Estes Park? You Bet!

January 3, 2023

Many of us simply hang up the waders when the first snow starts to fly but for some of us, this is the time of year to bundle up and enjoy winter fly fishing in Estes Park. Not everyone is willing to wait until spring, including the guides…

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4 Ways to Fish Responsibly

August 27, 2020

Here at Kirks Flyshop, we are proud to fish responsibly, and we’re here to help you do the same. As fly fishing fanatics ourselves, we recognize the massive role we play in ensuring our fish population, especially trout, stays healthy and abundant in Estes Park. Few things compare…

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An Introduction to 3 Commons Types of Fly Fishing Flies

July 16, 2020

For those just getting into the sport of fly fishing, it may seem like a daunting task. One of the most common things that beginning anglers struggle with is deciding which type of fly to use to give you the best chance of catching a fish. In today’s…

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