This is strenuous, hike-in, guided fishing, in narrow, turbulent mountain streams.
Most of the trout, including the native brook trout, are small 6 to 9 inches. In some places, however, there are larger resident brown trout 15 to 24 inches , which mysteriously emerge from hiding in fall.
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In , sister property Blackberry Mountain opened just 7 miles northeast of the farm. There, similar fly-fishing opportunities are available, organized by the outfitter based at Blackberry Farm. One of the most rewarding aspects of fly-fishing is that it invariably leads you to places of astonishing natural beauty. Often the surrounding landscape is reason enough for a trip.
Nowhere is this more true than at Smith Fork Ranch , a wilderness retreat set in a box canyon midway between Aspen and Telluride, overlooked by some of the highest peaks in the Rockies. The ranch offers a private 3-mile stretch of the Smith Fork of the Gunnison River as well as six stocked ponds containing trophy-size trout of multiple varieties. Additionally, a mountain stream available to Smith Fork Ranch guests offers the rare A-strain Colorado cutthroat trout. Large trout find them irresistible. Set on a acre estate first settled in the s, Firehole Ranch comprises just 10 handcrafted lodgepole pine cabins.
This is an intimate place surrounded by the inspiring landscape of southern Montana to which guests return season after season. For me, much of the joy of the ranch stems from its atmosphere of continuity. Owner Lynda Caine grew up nearby and purchased the property in The ranch is open from early June to late September and offers 10 fishing guides to its guests.
This high-end fly-fishing camp encompasses an 8-acre estate and features six one-bedroom log cabins, each named after a trout fly, and two private homes each comprising two suites, bunkrooms, kitchens and fireplaces. The lodge features a casting pond stocked with rainbow trout where guests of all skill levels can hone their craft.
The property also includes a mile of private river for fishing located just steps from the cabins. If one is seeking an adventure away from the resort, float trips are offered along the beautiful Gunnison River. The retreat is seasonally open from late May through mid-October. Set on 37, acres in the classic Lewis and Clark country of northwestern Montana, The Resort at Paws Up comprises 28 vacation homes and 36 luxury safari-style tents.
The property offers a bewildering array of activities, plus an equestrian center with an Olympic-size indoor arena. Nearby, there are other classic streams such as the Missouri, the Bitterroot and the South Fork of the Flathead, untamed wilderness rivers that offer superlative dry-fly fishing for species including the westslope cutthroat trout. Fly-fishing is offered by the resort from roughly May 15 to September 15, though timing can change due to weather conditions.
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The Nimmo Bay is an intimate, family-owned wilderness lodge set along an unspoiled forested shoreline across the Queen Charlotte Strait. This guidebook also shows how New York Harbor and its neighboring Atlantic beaches offer the flyfisher explosive fishing in one of the most unique settings in angling.
On the New Jersey Coast, on foot, by boat, or beach buggy, flyfishers are given insight on flyfishing jetties and groins along miles and miles of open beaches. In this guidebook, a host of fly fishing guides and anglers share their favorite destinations, features, tackle and techniques. With this guidebook, flyfishers are provided a road map of adventure along the Northeast Coast. Serving globetrotting anglers since Founded in , Chicago Fly Fishing Outfitters AKA "Chi-Fly" caters to one of the most passionate, discerning and diverse group of globe-trotting fly anglers found anywhere!
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Farmington River Trout. Salt Water. Fat Cow. Eastern Sound. Nice Brown. Farmington River. We can show you where to fish. Lakes There are plenty of lakes that provide many opportunities here in the Nutmeg State. Paul Schneider I am an experienced saltwater fly fisherman but have only very limited experience fishing for trout. Jed Drake. The Guides. Derrick Kirkpatrick Guide. Thomas Baranowski Guide. Wade Schools Guide.