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Colorado Fly Fishing Trips at The Broadmoor

Experience the natural wonders of the Rockies in a pair of waders with a rod in hand through The Broadmoor's exhilarating fly fishing excursions. Perfect for intimate groups, executive outings, and individuals of all skill levels, our Colorado Springs resort offers a variety of instructional experiences as well as guided fly fishing trips that offer a fantastic opportunity to catch that once-in-a-lifetime trophy fish.

Our professional guides provide complete instruction and personalized attention tailored to your level of experience or request. All of The Broadmoor's guided fly fishing practice catch and release.

For more information on The Broadmoor's fly fishing adventures, or to make a reservation, please contact us at 866.334.3693.

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The Broadmoor Fly Fishing School & Fish House

Located on the Golf Course Lake, guests can enjoy an unmatched fly fishing adventure at our Colorado Springs resort. Our small, personalized classes—led by world-class professional guides and instructors—will help anyone fine-tune their technique. The Fly Fishing School is located at the Fish House, an inviting Adirondack-style lodge provides a rustic and solitary ambiance ideal for fly fishing instruction geared to all skill levels.

5-Hour Fishing School

Learn about flies, rigging, water safety, casting, how to fight fish and what you need to get started.

2-Hour Fishing School

20 minute Casting Intro and then fishing in the pond.

Fly Casting Instruction

This one-hour on-site instruction program is designed to teach the beginner and improve the experienced caster through personalized attention. This unique fly casting instruction programs is offered through Basecamp. Reservations are required.

Guided Colorado Fly Fishing Trips for Groups

This guided trip for six or more fishermen to the South Platte River in Pike National Forest offers a unique opportunity to experience the timeless beauty of Colorado with friends and family.

The South Platte River in Pike National Forest averages about 60 feet in width, has a moderate flow rate, and is easily waded. You'll cast off in picturesque fishing areas including large reservoirs, pine-covered mountain valleys and the meandering meadow sections of the river. Some of the fish species you may catch include rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout, with rainbows being the most common.

Your excursion fees include all equipment, flies, waders, instruction, Colorado Fishing license, lunch and transportation. Reservations are required. (Please, no unescorted children under 12 years of age.)

Half-Day Guided Fly Fishing Trip on Platte River

Journey to the South Platte, Catamount Reservoir, and Tarryall Creek in Pike National Forest for a true Colorado adventure you'll never forget.

We depart daily at 7:00 AM from the South Tower Lobby. You'll enjoy personalized instruction and fantastic fishing for approximately four hours before returning to The Broadmoor ready to regale friends and family with tales of your fishing escapades.

All Broadmoor fly fishing guides are experienced, skilled instructors. If you are a beginner, we can teach you the basics. For the more experienced angler, we offer casting instruction, nymph fishing techniques, and the opportunity to catch big fish on small flies. We provide all equipment, flies, transportation, lunch and Colorado fishing license. Gratuities are not included in your excursion fees.

The South Platte River in Pike National Forest averages about 60 feet in width, has a moderate flow rate, and is easily waded. You'll cast off in picturesque fishing areas including large reservoirs, pine-covered mountain valleys and the meandering meadow sections of the river. Some of the fish species you may catch include rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout, with rainbows being the most common. (Please, no unescorted children under 12 years of age.)

THE BROADMOOR FISHING CAMP

Fishing Camp is located on the Tarryall River and bordering 120,000 acres of the Lost Creek Wilderness. Enjoy personalized attention and an array of activities including fly fishing, hiking, and the opportunity to see some of Colorado's most spectacular wildlife. The Broadmoor Fishing Camp is available for overnight stays, family reunions and meeting retreats, as well as for day use by Broadmoor guests by prior arrangement.

Learn more about The Broadmoor Fishing Camp


Planning Your Colorado Fly Fishing Trip

Shoe size is required 24 hours in advance to properly fit waders. Driver's license/SSN information is also required 24 hours in advance to fill out the fishing license you'll need to participate. Transportation can be arranged at no cost for The Broadmoor's individual guests and small groups. Fishing locations range from 7,000 to 9,500 feet in elevation, so you will need to bring layers of clothing to prepare for cooler temperatures and potential rain showers. This includes a rain jacket, a brimmed ball-cap or hat, polarized sunglasses, and sunscreen. The sunglasses are essential for eye protection. Guide gratuities for half-day, full-day, and trophy lake fishing trips are at your discretion. Cancelation Policy: 3-10 Days is a 50% Fee. Within 3 Days is a 100% Fee.


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