Catch the fish you wish

Drop a line into deep blue lakes or fly fish the Arkansas River’s Gold Medal trout waters, where you’re sure to catch a big one.

In winter, come for ice fishing and enjoy the snowy peaks. Be sure to catch the popular Twin Lakes Ice Fishing Derby each February. You’ll have fish stories galore.

Halfmoon Packing & Outfitting

1100 East Tennessee Road, Leadville, CO 80461  |  (719) 486-4570  |  Website >

        Halfmoon Packing & Outfitting is a four-season wilderness guide and outfitter in Leadville, Colorado. Summer offerings include horseback rides, wagon rides, stagecoach rides, and overnight wilderness pack trips, featuring the most spectacular mountain views in the area. Build a custom trip with fishing, riding, and photography options. We also offer a complete range of hunting services, including fully guided hunts, premium ...

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        Fishing Report

              This fishing report covers the upper Arkansas River from Leadville to Buena Vista. It is provided courtesy of Colorado Fly Fishing Guides, located at 504 Harrison Avenue* in downtown Leadville. Upper Arkansas River (Between Leadville and Buena Vista) August 30, 2023 Flows are stable and favorable for the walk/wade angler.  The dominant hatches are small mayflies and midge.  Try ...

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              Colorado Fly Fishing Guides

              504 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461  |  (866) 908-7547  |  Website >

                    Colorado Fly Fishing Guides is your genuine small-town fly shop and Leadville’s premier guide service for the Upper Arkansas River Valley. We specialize in walk/wade fly fishing trips and welcome all abilities. We offer two-hour, half-day, and full-day rates. Boat trips are also available. The Arkansas River has been designated Gold Medal water by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Leadville is home ...

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                    Colorado Parks and Wildlife

                      |  (719) 530-5520  |  Website >

                          Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages issues hunting and fishing licenses, hosts recreational programs, administers the state's trail program and registers boats, snowmobiles, off-highway vehicles and river outfitters. Care for Colorado! Please always Check for Fire Restrictions -- and Follow Them!  Take Care with Fire  Travel & Camp on Durable Surfaces And please take our Adventure by Nature Pledge. Thank you ...

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                          Leadville Ranger District

                          810 Front Street, Leadville, CO 80461  |  (719) 486-0749  |  Website >

                                The Leadville Ranger District of the San Isabel National Forest can give you information on dispersed camping, hiking, fishing, boating, off-highway vehicle (OHV) use, winter sports, fire bans, and more. Care for Colorado! Please always Check for Fire Restrictions -- and Follow Them!  Take Care with Fire  Travel & Camp on Durable Surfaces And please take our Adventure by Nature ...

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                                SUP & Cycle

                                Twin Lakes SUP & Cycle, Colorado 82, Twin Lakes  |  ​970-420-0200  |  Website >

                                      Have a great vacation with stand-up paddle board, kayaks and mountain bike rentals in the majestic Colorado high country. Quality equipment and amazing service. Flexible hours and rates, ranging from 2 hour rentals to weekly rentals. Knowledgeable staff and laid-back environment. Pet Friendly Come to us for these services: Paddle Board Rentals (single, double, multi-person and party barges) Single and Tandem ...

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                                      Twin Lakes Canoe & Kayak Adventures

                                      Red Rooster Boating Site, Twin Lakes, CO  |  (719) 251-9961  |  Website >

                                            Also known as "Johnny Canoes", our canoe rentals and kayak rentals let you travel along the peaceful waters around Twin Lakes, CO. Doing so gives you access to some of the best fishing in the area.  We are dog friendly and offer walk up rentals.   Just look for feather sign that says "BOAT RENTAL" on Highway 82 one mile ...

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