Telluride fly fishing

The Ultimate Guide to Fly Fishing in Telluride

Everyone knows the towns in Colorado are home to incredible outdoor activities, and Telluride is no exception. This popular mountain-resort town attracts countless visitors every year looking to escape the hustle and bustle of life and reconnect with the Great Outdoors. There is something to do every season, whether skiing in the winter or hiking in the fall. A unique outing, no matter what time of year you book your Telluride vacation with Exceptional Stays, is fly fishing. Whether you’re looking to set out on your own or let a local guide show you around, you won’t have any trouble finding somewhere to cast your line.

What to Know about Telluride Fly Fishing

Telluride is full of waterways known for incredible fishing opportunities, from the trout streams in the Rocky Mountains to creeks, lakes, and ponds. There are some things to keep in mind, especially if you’re going on a self-guided excursion. 

  • Avoid walking across plants and causing erosion of banks, as this can impact fish habitat.
  • Learn about local regulations related to things like catch-and-release sections and bait restrictions.
  • Be careful to note trespass on river corridors that go onto private property.

Let an Experienced Guide Show You Around

The best way to increase your chances of a successful fishing day is by booking your spot with one of the top local Colorado fly fishing guides. Telluride Outside has been a top guide service in Southwest Colorado since 1984. While its staff and guides have been fly fishing all over the globe, many learned about this sport in Telluride. 

You have several different options when reserving your adventure, including length and destination. Choose to fish from four Rocky Mountain streams for either half-day or full-day outings: the San Miguel, Gunnison, Dolores, and Uncompahgre. The prices for all these trips include terminal tackle, flies, and lunch if you book a full day. You can also rent top-quality gear if you didn’t bring yours. 

Visiting in the winter doesn’t mean you’ve missed out on fly fishing. Perhaps one of the best-kept secrets in Colorado is winter fly fishing. Take a break from flying down the slopes to see what you can reel in with your Telluride Outside guide.

Relax in a Luxury Telluride Vacation Home

With so many outdoor adventures to enjoy, including fly fishing, you need a comfortable and spacious place to call home in Telluride. That’s exactly what you get when booking your stay with Exceptional Stays. Our collection of luxury vacation rentals includes accommodations in various sizes, styles, and budgets throughout town. Start planning your next getaway by booking directly online today.

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