8789897094dfb98a3cb80bAlpine River Outfitters is the home to Colorado’s fly fishing, at its finest. Alpine River Outfitters is the Vail Valley’s premier fly fishing outfitter and guide service offering guided fly fishing trips on public and private water.Our full-service fly shop in Edwards, Colorado has all of the gear you’ll need for a successful day of fly fishing in Colorado: rods, reels, waders, wading boots, tippet , leader, maps, Colorado fishing licenses, and advice from experienced guides who live locally and fish statewide. We offer float fishing and wade fishing trips near Vail, Avon, Edwards, Eagle, Gypsum, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Aspen, and Steamboat Springs. Alpine River Outfitters has been involved with guiding fly fishing in Colorado since 1994.

Our most popular guided fly fishing trips are full day float trips on The Eagle River, The Colorado River, and the Roaring Fork River. We offer overnight trips on the Colorado River. We also offer a variety of private water options that are guaranteed to provide a scenic and memorable experience. Click here for fishing reports the our local rivers:

  • Eagle River & Gore Creek
  • Colorado River
  • Roaring Fork River
  • Homestake Creek
  • Piney River
  • Blue River
  • Frying Pan River
  • Yampa River & Elk River

6019823954c03c700e3b8fIf a little more instruction is what you need, or if you’d like a more specialized trip, the Rocky Mountain Trout School is our Colorado Fly Fishing School for beginners. For your next fly fishing vacation, choose Alpine River Outfitters in the Vail Valley for an angling destination that will exceed your expectations and create memories that will last a lifetime. If you are visiting neighbouring Summit County or Denver, we are just a short drive away.

If you are thinking of becoming a fly fishing guide in Colorado, consider our guide school as an excellent way to help you achieve your goals in fly fishing as a fisherman and as a guide. Click HERE for more information on our guide school and oar certification for the state of Colorado.