Aspen Canyon Ranch Fly Fishing 2015

Let us take the hassle out of your next Colorado fishing adventure

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Aspen Canyon Ranch offers many options for the fly fishing enthusiast. We specialize in destination fishing vacation packages as well as onsite clinics for anglers of all abilities. The beautiful Williams Fork River flows through the Ranch offering angling for Rainbow, Cutthroat and Brook trout. Aspen Canyon Ranch also has stocked ponds with large Rainbow Trout where you can take an introductory class to fly fishing or spend time with your family fishing for prize trout.

Aspen Canyon Ranch offers over a 1/2 mile of private fishing on both banks of the Williams Fork River. The Williams Fork flows from the Continental Divide north through the Williams Fork Basin and continues into the headwaters of the Colorado River.

All of our fly fishing packages fish Gold Medal waters on the Colorado River, Williams Fork River and Blue River.

Stay with us and enjoy our lodge and cabins located on the Williams Fork River.  We’ll take care of the lodging, meals, and transportation enabling you to spend more time on the water.

We have all inclusive vacation packages that offer options on lodging, guided float trips, guided wade trips as well as group and/or private instruction. Upgrades are also available for guided access to private water.

Aspen Canyon Ranch offers over a 1/2 mile of private fishing on both banks of the Williams Fork River. The Williams Fork flows from the Continental Divide north through the Williams Fork Basin and continues into the headwaters of the Colorado River. Aspen Canyon Ranch also has two ponds stocked with rainbow and cutthroat trout for all guests to fish.

All-inclusive Lodging and Fishing Packages

Guided day trips—All packages include transportation and lunch on the river

PACKAGE ONE: Wade and Float

3 night stay in our 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom fully equipped River House. Lunch is included, but all other meals are left to guests to enjoy around their fire pit, on the grill, or in the newly renovated kitchen at the River House. Half-day private water introductory or fine-tuning lesson, full-day water wade with guide, and full-day guided rafting float on the Upper Colorado. 

1 person: $2170      2 people: $2425

3 people: $3130      4 people: $3385

         5+ people: Call for pricing

DAY ONE
Check in at 2pm

1/2 day guided private water at Aspen Canyon Ranch

Intro to Fly Fishing course from 3-5pm or fine-tune casting clinic

DAY TWO
8 AM: Upper Colorado Full-day guided rafting float. Transportation is included.

DAY THREE
8 AM: Private full-day water wade with guide. Location: TBD (choice of 5 different private waters, dependent on water levels, availability and weather). Transportation is included. 

PACKAGE TWO: Wade and Ride

3 night stay in our 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom fully equipped River House. Lunch is included, but all other meals are left to guests to enjoy around their fire pit, on the grill, or in the newly renovated kitchen at the River House. Half-day private water introductory or fine-tuning lesson at Aspen Canyon Ranch, full-day water wade with a guide, and a 1/2 day ATV rental. 

2 people: $2100        3 people: $2535

4 people: $2731        5+ people: call for pricing

DAY ONE
Check in at 2pm
Intro to Fly Fishing course from 3-5pm or fine-tune casting clinic

DAY TWO
8 AM Full-day private water wade with Guide. Location: TBD (Choice of 5 different private waters dependent on water levels, availability and weather). Transportation included. 

DAY THREE
1/2 day unguided ATV rental at Aspen Canyon Ranch

 

Fly Fishing Day Trips
Serving Summit County Areas—Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco and Silverthorne

 

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PRIVATE ONSITE—Fishing Clinic

2 Hour Fly Fishing Lessons

  • 1 Guest: $120
  • 2 Guests: $140
  • 3 Guests: $180
  • 4 Guests: $220

Fly Fishing Times

  • 10 AM
  • 2 PM

Lessons to Include

  • Introduction to rods, reels, lines, knots and gear
  • Basic Casting: Casting techniques and when to use them
  • Presentation: How to present the fly and mend line on water
  • Entomology: The what, where and when of what trout feed on
  • Reading Water: Where to find trout and why
  • Fly Pattern Selection: What to use and when
  • Proper Play: How to hook, land and release a trout
  • Water Etiquette: How to fish water without stepping on anyone’s toes

What to Wear

  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses

What to Bring

  • Water
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain Gear

What to Know

  • Fly Fishing lessons suggested for guests ages 12+
  • Pond Fishing suggested for all ages and ability levels
  • Aspen Canyon Ranch, Williams Fork River, and pond fishing are “catch and release”

Cancellation and Deposit Policy

Upon booking your Fly Fishing Lesson due is 100% of your reservation total. Cancellations prior to 7 days of scheduled reservation will result in a 10% cancellation fee. Cancellations within 7 days of scheduled reservation will result in full-forfeiture of total reservation value. Cancellations or delays due to inclement weather are determined by Aspen Canyon Ranch.