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Enter a specific city, address, or use the geo-locate button on the right for it to find your location and provide the rivers near you within a radius of the miles set below.
Select from three fish size ranges (inches) to choose the size of fish you want to chase.
- Small – Likely catch is less than 14 inches
- Medium – Likely catch is 12 – 18 inches
- Large – Likely catch is 16 + inches
- Few – You’ll have to work to find and catch fish
- Some – With proper technique, you’ll find a good amount of fish
- Many – There are a ton of fish in nearly every spot of the river
- Low – There are few to no people when you fish. Weekends you’ll only see a few people at most with plenty of room to fish.
- Medium – There are a few people and you still have room to fish, but you won’t find complete solitude. On weekends you’ll have some company, but won’t feel crowded.
- High – There are people fishing here every day and even at night sometimes. During the weekends, it’s a social setting as much as it is a fishing location.
- Freestone – Unimpeded waters from snowpack with a crystaline rock stream bed (normal river rocks)
- Tailwater – The water below a reservoir dam
- Small – You can usually cast across the river without wading
- Medium – You can cast across most spots if you wade
- Large – You are unable to cast across the entire river in most places
- No – Dogs are not allowed
- Yes but Leashed – For the dogs safety or due to crowds, it’s best to leash or voice command control your dog
- Yes – Dogs can roam freely under voice control
- Easy – You can park and fish without much effort to the water.
- Medium – You have to walk or hike a bit to the river for less than 20 minutes and the trail is easy
- Hard – Hope you brought a machete. The access on these spots are difficult and require significant effort to access due to elevation or vegetation
This filter will show you places that have the selected fish species. The size filter above does not correlate to each individual species.
Ex. there may be 20+ inch bows and browns in the river, but only 12” brook trout. See the river details to access more info.
- Easy – Anyone can catch fish on this river with a fly in the water
- Medium – An intermediate angler can expect a successful day
- Hard – A good learning opportunity for most, only the experts will thrive
these techniques will catch you the most fish based on the water conditions and fishable seasons.
- Dries – Best fish with dry flies
- Dries & Nymphs – Dries, Nymphs and Dry/Dropper Rigs
- Nymphs – Mainly a nymph fishery
- Streamers – These fish like meat!
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Main Section - near Platoro, CO
- Fish: Some Medium-Sized Fish
- Difficulty: Medium
- Seasons & Techniques: Dries & Nymphs || Spring - Fall
- River Type: Medium Freestone
Located in the Rio Grande River Basin near Platoro, CO
Dog Friendly? - Yes
North Fork Section - near Allenspark, CO
- Fish: Many Small-Sized Fish
- Difficulty: Medium
- Seasons & Techniques: Dries || Spring - Fall
- River Type: Small Freestone
Located in the South Platte River Basin near Allenspark, CO
Dog Friendly? - No