Half-Day Dude Ranch Fishing Trips are Fun for Everyone

Half-Day Fishing

For Our Novice and I'm-Doing-It-All Guests.

The following information applies to the locations and types of fishing you will find at each of these half-day fishing trip spots. 

 

Colorado Trails Ranch Pond

Stocked pond right on the ranch property. This pond’s convenient location makes it perfect for fishing between activities or in the evening, plus it’s a great spot for kids! Children must be accompanied by an adult or be with the children's program. Catch and release with barbless flies. Guides are not required.

 

El Dorado Ranch Pond

Stocked pond just four miles from the ranch. A great place to learn, practice casting, and build your confidence. Catch and release with barbless flies. Children must be accompanied by an adult or be with the children's program. A Colorado Trails Ranch guide will accompany you.

 

Rainbow Ranch Pond

Just like the El Dorado Ranch pond, this stocked pond is great for learning,casting practice and wetting your line in a scenic location just west of our guest ranch. Catch and release with barbless flies. A Colorado Trails Ranch guide will accompany you.

 

Worden's Stretch

One-quarter mile of private Florida River directly below the Lemon Dam and just four miles northeast of the ranch. Beautiful tail waters that have been professionally improved for fish habitat. Brown, cutthroat, and rainbow trout from 6" to 12" are abundant. Catch and release with barbless flies. A Colorado Trails Ranch guide will accompany you.

 

El Dorado Ranch

One-third mile of private Florida River four miles from the ranch, professionally improved for fish habitat. Great structure with cutthroat available. Catch and release with barbless flies.  A Colorado Trails Ranch guide will accompany you.

 

Rainbow Ranch

Over three-quarters mile of private Florida River just west of our guest ranch. Beautiful natural habitat featuring native cutthroat trout. Catch and release with barbless flies.  A Colorado Trails Ranch guide will accompany you.

 

Animas River Downtown

Gold medal fishing in an urban atmosphere. The Animas River, which has an abundant amount of large rainbow and brown trout, cuts through the historic town of Durango on its way to join the San Juan River. Guide recommended.

 

 

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