Adventures & Fly Fishing Trips in Colorado

Book an Estes Park Tour with the Best Colorado Fly Fishing Guides

We love fly fishing in Colorado and we want to show you why Estes Park is one of the best places to visit on your Colorado fly fishing vacation.  Our Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park guided trips are tailored for all experience levels. Join us for a day of Estes Park guided fly fishing or guided backpacking Rocky Mountain National Park. You’ll spend the day on the water or in the mountains with expert Colorado fly fishing guides who are excellent teachers and very patient. Check out our Colorado guided trips below!

Guided Fly Fishing in Colorado

Join our knowledgeable Colorado fly fishing guides on a guided Estes Park fly fishing trip. Our walk and wade trips are our most popular option and a must-do adventure for newcomers and seasoned anglers alike.

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Colorado Private Waters

Experience our high-quality Colorado private water trips 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.

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Colorado River Float Trips

Join us for a Colorado River fly fishing float trip among majestic red cliffs and experience some of the best fly fishing near Estes Park. Choose from either full-day or overnight guided fly fishing in Colorado with our experienced Estes Park fly fishing guides. Featuring an abundant population of Rainbow and Brown Trout.

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Backpacking & Fly Fishing RMNP

Discover backpacking and fly fishing Rocky Mountain National Park with an overnight adventure, all with the assistance of a professional, friendly, and fully-certified Estes Park fly fishing guide. We can accommodate adventurers of all experience levels, any age, and will completely tailor the trip to your preferences.

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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. Our Colorado fly fishing lessons and classes are designed for anglers of all experience levels.

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Group & Corporate Trips

Planning a family reunion or corporate trip? Our group & corporate fishing trips are perfect for groups of all sizes. Whether it's an afternoon of guided fly fishing after morning meetings or a full-day excursion into the Colorado backcountry, let Kirks Flyshop take care of the details so you can make the most of your experience.

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Does Fly Line and Rod Weight Matter?

September 5, 2023

Fly fishing gear is distinctly different than conventional tackle and many beginners who come into our Colorado fly shop commonly ask the question “Does line and rod weight matter?“. The short answer is “Yes!”. Picking the right line and rod for the type of fishing you plan to…

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Benefits of an Overnight Float Fishing Trip

July 19, 2023

Our overnight float fishing trips provide a unique opportunity to disconnect from the daily grind and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the river. This adventure allows you to catch wild brown and rainbow trout while enjoying the serene surroundings and camping under the stars. The upper…

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The Best Time to Fly Fish Estes Park

June 20, 2023

There are many reasons to fly fish Estes Park year-round. But the different seasons bring different approaches and every angler seeks different things out of fly fishing in Colorado. From fly fishing tailwaters in the winter to Rocky Mountain National Park fly fishing in high mountain lakes and…

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