Plan Your Trip

CWF plans many trips for club members throughout the fly fishing season. However, you may still want to plan a trip of your own. We’ve put together some information to help you do that.

We’ve included some links to flyshops in each local area. While these are not endorsements or advertisements, we do encourage you to check with the local shop when visiting an area. They are the best source for up-to-date reports and area information. And by way of thanks, please spend a few bucks while you’re in their shop.

NOTE: Flyshop owners, if you would like your website link included, please send an email request to the CWF webmaster. There is no charge for a listing, but we do appreciate a reciprocal link on your site. Thanks!

Colorado Links:

  • General Info
  • Front Range
  • Northwest
  • Central
  • Southern

Other Western States:

  • New Mexico
  • Wyoming and Utah

General Resources for Colorado Fishing Trips

Colorado Fly Fishing Destinations – General information and current fishing reports available on the Web, organized by region:

Colorado Fishing Net.  Search by region, waters, town or other choices for fishing information, directions, fly selection, shops and lodging.

Find camping at a Colorado State Park.

Colorado Stream Flow Information- Especially important to know during run-off and for tailwaters.

Colorado Weather Forecasts

National Weather Service (NWS)

Type City, State (or just a zip code, if you know it) to see extended forecasts for any point in Colorado. Radar and Satellite images included.

Comprehensive Weather Links for Colorado

The Weather Channel

One-click access to current conditions, five-day forecasts and regional Doppler radar for more than 30 Colorado towns.


Access to four-day forecasts, current conditions and local radar for hundreds of Colorado towns, including otherwise hard-to-find forecasts for places like the “town”of Buffalo Creek (near the South Platte in the Cheeseman Canyon/Deckers area), Basalt (Frying Pan River) and Creede (Rio Grande River). Just type in the name of the Colorado town closest to your fishing destination and, if it isn-t on the Accuweather system, you will be directed to a complete list of Colorado station options.

Colorado DOW Information

Colorado Fishing Hot Spots – Colorado Division of Wildlife – describes cold and warm-water fishing opportunities across the state.

Seasonal Fishing Report – Colorado Division of Wildlife – provides fishing reports for more than 100 state waters from May through September.

Links to Colorado Fishing Regulations, Records and Other Information – Colorado Division of Wildlife.

Rocky Mountain States and Beyond – Where to FlyFish A snapshot of some of the most popular and not so popular fishing destinations in the country.

Getting There – Google Maps