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.

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 18, 2020 Flows have dropped in the upper valley, which has made the river more accessible for the walk and wade angler. ...

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        Colorado Fly Fishing Guides

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

              Open for guided trips, with social distancing measures in place. 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 on Turquoise Lake and Antero Reservoir are also available. The ...

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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....

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                    Halfmoon Packing & Outfitting

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

                          Open for the 2020 summer season, offering horseback rides, fishing and pack trips. As of May 15, 2020, the one-hour and 2.5 hour rides are available. Learn about our health and safety measures related to COVID-19. Halfmoon Packing & Outfitting is a four-season wilderness guide and outfitter in Leadville, Colorado. Summer offerings include horseback rides, wagon rides, stagecoach rides, and ...

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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. Please call the Ranger District or check our Camping page for current fire restrictions....

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                                Twin Lakes Canoe & Kayak Adventures

                                6451 Colorado 82, Twin Lakes, CO 81251  |  (719) 251-9961  |  Website >

                                      Canoe rentals, kayak rentals, standup paddleboard (SUP) rentals, fishing tours, and kayaking trips let you travel along the peaceful waters around Twin Lakes, CO. You'll have access to some of the best fishing in the area....

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