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BACKCOUNTRY FLY FISHING

A Unique Experience

Experience a one-of-a-kind fishing trip with Straightline. Our backcountry fly fishing guides will take you to some of the best fishing spots on beautiful National Forest land. Some trips include a easy to moderate hike which is a great way to enjoy the thriviing wildlife and scenery of Colorado.

Our Philosophy

At Straightline, we value conservation, stewardship and adventure. That is why we focus on organizing fun fly fishing rips while treating mother nature with the utmost respect. We take price in our National Forest and we utilize a "Leave No Trace" ethic on all of our trips and ensure that our practices line up with our ecological values. National Forest is a sacrad place in so many ways. From thhe numerous historical and archaeological sites to the fly-fishing opportunities, when traveling with Straightline you will enjoy all of these places knowing that we are doing all that we can to minimize our ecological footprint.

Our Packages

Fish Creek Reservoir

Fish Creek Reservoir draws its water from the Middle Fork of Fish Creek and was constructed in the mid-1940's. It is a popular spot for fishing and is stocked. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including brook trout and others here.

Dumont Lake

Dumont Lake borders on the Continental Divide and sits on to of the Park Range offering spectacular views and an array of gorgeous wildflowers. Fishermen will find a variety of fish here, including rainbow trout and brook trout.

Lake Dinosaur

Lake Dinosaur is a wildflower paradise with many open meadows covered in flowers in late July and early august. The lake is quite charming with many lovely boulders to perch on and fish from. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including brook trout and others here.

Elk River

Best in late summer, hopper fishing, streamer fishing and other traditional means can catch some excellent fish. If you are a fan of fast fishing waters and isolated surroundings, the Elk can yield some fantastic catches without worrying about traffic or crowds even during peak season.

Booking a Trip

If you are interested in booking a backcountry fly fishing trip, please contact us and we will discuss which trip will be best for your group with you!