Aspen Fishing & Snowmass Fishing

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Both the Frying Pan River and the Roaring Fork River are designated Gold Medal waters, defined by the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife as producing 60 pounds of trout per acre and at least twelve trout over 14 inches long per acre. All fishing in the Roaring Fork Valley is catch and release. Fishing requires a fishing license. Search for licensing agents here

Aspen Outfitting Company
In business since 1969 and based in Aspen, Aspen Outfitting Company offers guided fly fishing trips on Gold Medal waters in the Aspen area.They offer the area's only certified guide program, teaming clients with knowledgeable and expert fly fishing guides.

Colorado Fishing Atlas
This mapping tool from the Colorado Fish and Wildlife Department shows exactly which rivers and lakes in Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley are designated Gold Medal waters. You can also search the map for fish species and accessible fishing areas.

Fly Fish Glenwood
Anglers of all abilities can book guided fishing trips on the Colorado and Roaring Fork rivers near Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale, and Glenwood Springs.Trips include rods, flies, and transportation to and from fishing spots. Book online for a half day, three fourths day, or full day.

Frying Pan Anglers
Based in Basalt, this fishing outfitter offers guided fly fishing trips on the Frying Pan, Roaring Fork, and Colorado rivers, plus guided fishing at the Ruedi Reservoir, kids guided fishing, and even a bicycle fishing expedition.

Roaring Fork Anglers
Roaring Fork Anglers operates flyshops in Glenwood Springs and Carbondale. You can also book guided fly fishing guide trips on all four of the Roaring Fork Valley's rivers, the Colorado, Roaring Fork, Frying Pan, and Crystal. All trips include rods, waders, and beverages. Want to learn how to fly fish? Fly fishing classes are available as well.

Taylor Creek Fly Shop
Located less than 30 minutes from Aspen on the Frying Pan River in Basalt, Taylor Creek Fly Shop is western Colorado's oldest fishing guide service and specialty fly shop. They offer an extensive range of half day and full day trips. Check out their guide profiles that will inspire you to waste no time booking a trip to one of the many trout streams in the Roaring Fork Valley..


Fishing in Aspen Snowmass

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