Shore fishing or floating downstream are great ways to experience the Roaring Fork River. Any day spent fishing the Gold Medal Waters of the Roaring Fork River is a good one!
Glenwood Springs Fishing
Glenwood Springs is nationally recognized for its fly fishing excellence. Year round, fly fishing is both possible and prolific. Some enthusiasts claim that winter, with the least amount of pressure on hatcheries, is one of the best times to cast away. Though spring through fall are more typical times to fish the region’s waterways, anytime is a good day to experience a Glenwood Springs fishing adventure.
Gold Medal Waters of The Roaring Fork River
Colorado’s longest stretch of designated Gold Medal Water is located here in the Roaring Fork Valley, and there are additional stretches with the prestigious assignation nearby. Not only is the fishing world-class in and around Glenwood Springs, it is easily accessible.
The area’s rivers are home to brookies, browns, cutthroats and rainbow trout. More remote small streams and high alpine lakes are scattered across the Flat Tops in the White River National Forest. Experienced, local fly fishing outfitters and guide services can answer questions, provide equipment and gear.
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