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We’re often asked about the best destinations for a certain technique or a certain type of setting. When it comes to fly fishing for trout in the Rockies, some of us have an affinity for the fish we catch while wading. Whether it’s the ability to truly take in your surroundings or just having a second shot at a missed drift, there’s something to be said for fly fishing while standing on solid ground. The following destinations are are our very best offerings in the walk and wade category for the Rockies region. Some are more physically demanding than others and the fishing challenges will vary, but what they all have in common are cold, clean water rushing around your feet and the chance at an unforgettable fish with each step you take.

Contact Charles at 800.552.2729 for more information on any of these destinations



El Rancho Pinoso, Colorado

El Rancho Pinoso is a stunning private water venue for groups of four or more who enjoy productive private walk and wade fishing for hearty trout.

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Eastslope Adventures, Alberta

An unspoiled wild trophy trout fishery where large, super-hot rainbows still rise to well presented dries.

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Elk River Guiding Company, British Columbia

Scenic, uncrowded dry fly rivers where Montana guides go for their personal fishing vacations. Elk River Guiding Company offers customized itineraries throughout these areas.

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Firehole Ranch, Montana

Strategically located on the secluded south shore of Hebgen Lake, sixteen miles from West Yellowstone, Firehole Ranch is one of the West’s premier guest ranches, catering to discerning fly fishers and nature enthusiasts alike.

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4UR Ranch, Colorado

There are places on earth that can stun even the most jaded of travelers. 4UR Ranch is one such place. Its centerpiece is Goose Creek, with over seven miles of private stream that brims with willing trout.

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Healing Waters Lodge, Montana

Healing Waters Lodge is in many ways the classic Montana fly fishing lodge. Anglers can choose to float the larger rivers like the Beaverhead, Big Hole, Jefferson and Madison or walk smaller meadow streams like the Ruby, the Upper Clark Fork, South Boulder or Flint Creek.

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