Angler's Covey, CO

Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Outfitter / Fly Shop in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Angler's Covey, CO


2018 and 2017 Orvis Fly Shop of the Year finalist; 2012 Orvis Outfitter of the Year. At Angler's Covey, we design a quality fly fishing experience with your needs in mind, whether you're a beginner or advanced fly fisher. Join us on the South Platte River, the epitome of the beauty and adventure of our Colorado mountains, 60 minutes from Denver or Colorado Springs. We offer full-day, half-day, private water, corporate, and custom guide trips to suit your needs. We have been serving fly fishing enthusiasts for over 30 years and were recognized as the Orvis Endorsed Outfitter of the year in 2012. We look forward to getting you out on the water - let the adventure begin!

Region/Terrain Where You Fish

Angler's Covey has the largest commercial-use permit for the South Platte River, giving you access to more areas of fantastic trout water including Elevenmile Canyon, Cheesman Canyon, Deckers, the Dream Stream, and more. Much of this is designated Gold Medal Waters. We also guide on the tailwaters of the Arkansas River at Pueblo, the Meadows on the North Fork of the South Platte, as well as some excellent private water.

Typical Weather by Season

With over 300 days of sunshine we fish year-round.

  • Spring (40's - 60's) Ice-off late March
  • Summer (70's - 80's) Typically sunny mornings, late afternoon rain
  • Fall (50's - 60's) First snow, late September
  • Winter (20's - 40's) Look for occasional 50-degree days in January!

Date Range


What is Provided to Customer

Our guide trips include: (You're welcome to bring your own)

  • Orvis Endorsed Guide
  • Fly rod and reel, line and tippet
  • Flies
  • Tackle
  • Orvis breathable waders
  • Lunch (full day trips)

Trips do not include:

  • Guide gratuity
  • Colorado fishing license ($9 for one day)


Sample of Typical Trip

We design our trips around you – whether you’re looking for large trout, lots of trout, want to hone your skills, or see some amazing scenery on the trip, we do our best to exceed your expectations. Most of our trips are walk and wade, although we do provide stillwater angling with the use of a boat or float tube.


What Should Customers Bring

  • A great attitude for a fun day!
  • Layered clothing for varying weather conditions
  • Sunglasses (polarized, preferably)
  • Hat with a rim
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Waterproof camera
  • Personal equipment and gear


Species You Fish For By Season

Year-round we fish for rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout. We also fish for pike, carp, muskies, and wipers.

Fly Shop

Our Fly Shop

Angler’s Covey is a 6,500 square foot shop conveniently located on Hwy 24, right on your way up the mountain. Our size enables us to carry a large selection of rods, reels, flies, tackle, fly tying materials, clothing, and more! Our two casting ponds, located just outside our back door, enable you to cast and compare rods before buying.


Rate Range:

Half Day Walk & Wade (4 hours on water)

  • One Angler: $295
  • Two Anglers: $395
  • Three Anglers: $495

Full Day Walk & Wade (6 hours on water, includes lunch)

  • One Angler: $395
  • Two Anglers: $495
  • Three Anglers: $595


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is a fishing license required?
A. A valid Colorado fishing license is required to fish any of our locations in Colorado, and State Wildlife Areas do require a Habitat Stamp.


Angler's Covey
Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Outfitter / Fly Shop
Jon Easdon, director of services
295 S. 21 St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
2019 Orvis-Endorsed Orvis Fly Shop of the Year

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