Revised & updated with over 30 new waters, this detailed guide breaks the state into 6 sections, covering all the prime flyfishing rivers, tributary streams & stillwaters in each region (including warmwater). All waters are described in detail with site-specific maps, hatch charts, river miles, access points & campground info. 75+ maps, 75+ B&W photos, 6x9 inches 608 pgs.
Colorado rivers attract over 1.2 million anglers per year
With 608 pages, this is the most comprehensive Colorado flyfishing guide available.
Colorado is a premier flyfishing destination.
Includes 78 detailed maps as well as hatch charts for each river system covered.
A true travel guide, with hotels/motels, restaurants, air service, car rental/repair, outfitters, and more.A.K. BEST, EXPERT TIER & COLORADO FLY FISHER, SAYS
'In short, if you own this book and can't catch trout in Colorado, only three things are possible: you can't read, all the trout are dead, or you're on the wrong planet.'
Whether casting dainty dry flies for native cutthroats on the Cache La Poudre, size 4 stoneflies for big rainbows in the Gunnison Canyon, or even 5-inch streamers for vicious northern pike on Elevenmile Reservoir, Flyfisher's Guide to Colorado
is a book that should be in every flyfisher's travel bag.
Author Marty Bartholomew breaks the state into six sections, covering all the prime flyfishing rivers, tributary streams and stillwaters in each. All waters are described in detail with site-specific maps, hatch charts, river miles, access points and campground information included. Bartholomew, a Colorado flyfishing guide and fly tier from Aurora, blends his personal knowledge with the experience of state biologists and regional shop owners to offer the most complete flyfishing guide ever offered on Colorado. Information on flyfishing gear, technique, outfitters, lodges, airports, air service, motels, restaurants, auto rental, car repair, and hospitals will be included for each region. Bonus sections include warmwater flyfishing options and fish descriptions.ABOUT THE AUTHOR
is a Colorado flyfishing guide and fly tier based out of Aurora Colorado.