Fishing in Durango

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Enjoying time in scenic Durango, Colorado is always exciting for travelers. Whether you’re looking to relax in style and savor the views or you can’t wait to get out in nature, Durango has something delightful waiting just for you. Those that happen to have a passion for fishing will find Durango is a prime destination for casting a line. Whether you’re experienced or looking to learn something new, the following options are worth considering when you’re planning a journey focused on fishing in Durango!

Book a Guided Experience with Heads Up Fly Fishing

Fly fishing is a top angling experience for visitors to enjoy in Durango and while there are plenty of guided service options available, Heads Up Fly Fishing is a premier provider of fly fishing fun. Located at 10 Town Plaza, Heads Up Fly Fishing provides tour participants with expert fishing guides who are excited to show you the best areas to explore and reel in something amazing! These guided fly fishing experiences can be customized as tours of the Animas River, San Juan River, or nearby creeks alike. Those who are new to fly fishing will love the comprehensive instruction included in a tour of this type while experienced fly fishers can make the most of learning where to go and how to attract more bites. Whether you book a half-day tour or a full day of fun on the water, it’s an experience you won’t want to miss out on.

Cast a Line in the Animas River

Those who are looking to head out and fish independently in Durango will want to focus the beginning of their adventure on the Animas River. Here, it’s simple to access Gold Medal waters running through town from the 32nd Street Bridge all the way to the Rivera Crossing Bridge at Dallabetta City Park. This means plenty of great places to cast a line without having to travel far at all. You’ll be able to access everything from brown trout to rainbow trout using artificial flies and lures right in town.

Explore the Piedra River

If you’re looking for a place to fish that’s a bit out of town instead, the Piedra River is sure to please. This Durango fish-filled waterway flows through scenic box canyons and is home to cutthroat, rainbow, and brown trout alike. This is a great destination for expert anglers looking for a challenge and can be combined with time at the Navajo Reservoir it flows south towards too.

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