Front Range Anglers
Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Outfitter / Fly Shop in in Boulder, Colorado.
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We are Boulder and the Front Range's fly fishing experts! Providing the best fly fishing equipment, advice, and guide services to anglers in Boulder, the rocky mountain region, and around the world since 1982. We can help you learn how to fish everything from your local freshwater creek to far-away saltwater destinations.
We are deeply committed to the preservation, conservation, and wise use of our fly fishing waters. Our staff and guides abide by and advocate the highest standards of ethical fishing. We practice catch-and-release and are always focused on minimizing any negative impact on our natural resources.
We pride ourselves on:
- A comprehensive selection of the best fly fishing products available that we have fully tested and own ourselves.
- World-class customer service.
- Friendly, easily approachable and knowledgeable staff.
- An elite guide service with access to excellent waters, both public and private.
- The region's widest selection of fly tying materials.
- A spacious outdoor rod-casting test area.
- An ongoing schedule of educational fly fishing and fly tying classes for all levels.
- Well-traveled staff able to help with your destination trip planning and preparation.
What is Provided:
- Trips Include:
- Premier Equipment
- Flies and Rigging
- Photo from Your Fishing Day
- *Streamside Lunch on Full Day Trips
- *COVID protocols in place
- Colorado State Fishing License (can be purchased at the shop) Guide Gratuity
What to Bring:
Camera/phone - Guide will also be taking pictures
All premier gear is provided, highly recommended for anglers to bring a rain jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses,hat, comfortable clothing for under the waders.
Greenback Cutthroat Trout: The only native species in Rocky Mountain National Park –Colorado State Fish! The most beautiful species due to their red, pink and or orange large markings underneath their jaws. Maximum size is up to 18 inches.
Rainbow Trout: The most common and recognizable of the trout species due to their distinguished pink stripe. Average in size ranging from 12-16 inches.
Brown Trout: Named after their color with a consistent spotted pattern throughout their bodies. Preference is to reside warmer waters which will be found at the base of Rocky Mountain National Park. Averaging in size 13-17 inches.
Brook Trout: 'Brookies' are known for their dark green color accompanied with red-orange spots along running the length of the fish. Smallest of the species in Rocky Mountain National Park growing up to 12 inches.
Also available to anglers is still water fishing for trophy trout that grow to over 10 lbs. Both brown trout and rainbow are present in this type of fishing. A select group of our guides are trained for the private water trophy trout lakes in the region.
We fly fish year round with majority of the fly fishing transpiring after run-off season in the mountains.
Colorado Front Range and into Rocky Mountain National Park. Access to both public and private water!
Boulder weather conditions are extremely comfortable with cooler temperatures heading into the foothills and mountain areas averaging more than 300 days of sunshine a year.
Winters are mild with an average daily high temperature of 45 degrees Fahrenheit and days reaching 60 degrees are not uncommon.
In summer, we enjoy low relative humidity, making for beautiful, sun-filled days and cool, comfortable evenings.
|January||47℉ / 22℉|
|February||49℉ / 24℉|
|March||57℉ / 30℉|
|April||64℉ / 36℉|
|May||72℉ / 44℉|
|June||83℉ / 53℉|
|July||89℉ / 59℉|
|August||87℉ / 57℉|
|September||79℉ / 49℉|
|October||67℉ / 39℉|
|November||55℉ / 29℉|
|December||47℉ / 23℉|
Catch and release walk/wade guide service, accommodations can be made for limited mobility as long as addressed ahead of time. Week long Kids Camp offered in the summer months.
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