31 May 2019
Whether you’re a total beginner or an experienced angler, Steamboat Springs offers some of the best areas for fly fishing in the entire country. With its impressive views, crisp mountain air, and perfect spring, summer, and fall weather, you’re nearly guaranteed to have a memorable day enjoying the outdoors and hopefully snagging a new trophy trout!
We have many properties within close proximity to some of the best rivers in Colorado for fly fishing. The Yampa River runs directly through downtown Steamboat Springs, and is an impressive 261 miles in length. Fly fishing is allowed even in downtown, however you may want to travel north to find colder water and more plentiful hatches. Learn more about these properties here:
Residences at Old Town
These beautiful, conveniently located units will give you the perfect combination of town access as well as river proximity. Specifically, Unit A2 of The Residences at Old Town is the closest unit to the Yampa River, taking away the logistical stress of parking and accessing the river during prime fishing time. This gorgeous mountain rental is newly remodeled, sleeps 6, sits within a minute walk of over 5 restaurants, and is the perfect choice for a family getaway to the mountains.
This newly remodeled two-bedroom rental at The Pines offers easy access to the Yampa River, Fetcher Park, and downtown, and serves as the perfect retreat after a long day of testing your skills on the river. Enjoy a cozy wood-burning fireplace, a private covered patio, and rustic stone and wooden touches throughout the unit.
Local Tips for Fly Fishing in Steamboat Springs
For a complete fly fishing experience in Colorado, be sure to check out Steamboat Flyfisher. Just steps away from downtown, our featured properties, and the Yampa River, Steamboat Flyfisher offers visitors an expertly guided experience. Choose from a number of trip options online, and visit their shop to access the best gear in the area. Recent guest, Lance S, rated his experience as a definite 5 stars, “These guys put you on fish. The staff was first class. The gear they provided was excellent. Came to town with no gear. Left with great family memories and a pile of monster fish caught. Thanks guys.”
Another popular outfitter in Steamboat Springs, Bucking Rainbows Outfitters, is the only Orvis endorsed outfitter in town. They proudly have access to over 60 acres of the finest trout streams, including both public and private waters. If you’re looking for a full day of fishing and outdoor adventures, be sure to learn about their day trips to private ranches in the area.
Start Planning Your Next Steamboat Springs Getaway
If you’re toying with the idea of a fishing trip to Colorado, don’t wait on booking your rental in Steamboat Springs, as it offers unmatched access to the finest rivers, an exciting downtown area, and unbeatable mountain views. Visit our website for more downtown rental options, and if you’re looking to treat yourself and your family, learn about our luxury rentals in private homes. Of course, if you’re ever in the Breckenridge area, be sure to check out our gorgeous Breckenridge properties as well! We hope you’re excited to pack your bags for a fun-filled mountain getaway.