Aspen Canyon Ranch Fly Fishing — Summer and Fall 2013

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 — Drift and Wade

1 Person Single Cabin Room $1500
2 Person Double Cabin Room $2500

DAY ONE
Check in at 1pm
Intro to Fly Fishing course from 3-5pm or fine-tune casting clinic

DAY TWO
Wade Trip, Colorado River Breeze Unit

DAY THREE
Wade Trip, Blue River

PACKAGE TWO — Introduction to Fly Fishing or Fine-Tune Casting Clinic and Wade Trip

1 Person Single Cabin Room $1350
2 Person Double Cabin Room $2350

DAY ONE
Check in at 1pm
Intro to Fly Fishing course from 3-5pm or fine-tune casting clinic

DAY TWO
Wade Trip, Colorado River Breeze Unit

DAY THREE
Wade Trip, Blue River

PACKAGE THREE—Float The Rockies

1 Person Single Cabin Room $1650
2 Person Double Cabin Room $2600

DAY ONE
Check in at 1pm
Fine-tune casting clinic and fish the Williams Fork River on private property

DAY TWO
Float Trip, Upper Colorado River

DAY THREE
Float Trip, Arkansas River

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: $100
  • 2 Guests: $130
  • 3 Guests: $160
  • 4 Guests: $200

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 48 hours of scheduled reservation will result in a 10% cancellation fee. Cancellations within 48 hours 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.