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Spring is just around the corner!
Book your spring trip with ArkAnglers today
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Colorado's Finest
Guided Fishing Trips
Discover the ArkAnglers difference
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Get the Latest
Fishing Conditions
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Learn to fly fish now.
Call us about our Fly Fishing 101


Spring 101 Fly Fishing Class Dates: April 27, May 11, May 25, June 1, June 15

Call 719-539-4223 or email with questions or to make your reservation.


Welcome to ArkAnglers!


Our resilient brown trout are in extremely good shape heading into the spring, due to strong hatches and lower flows last year through the typical high-water months of summer.  As we work through March towards the critical spring hatches of the coming weeks, the temperate weather of the valley will provide for many great days of fishing in the Arkansas River Valley.  


Where and when to fish?  What to use?  This website is meant to help with those decisions. From the descriptions of different access points to the three reports updated almost daily, it is our hope that you will find the information herein to be both timely and accurate. For questions or to make guide trip reservations, one can email us from the site or call us at 719-539-4223. And, of course, our two fly shops in Salida and Buena Vista stand ready, seven days a week, to provide hands-on instruction and guidance for those who wish to venture further afield or deeper into the details. 


We look forward to fishing with you! 




Salida Spring Sale Items

(Discontinued or previous years models):


Simms Waders ~40% off!

Men’s Freestone Stockingfoot Wader – Retail: $249.95, Sale: $150

Men’s Freestone Pant Wader – Retail: $229.95, Sale: $140


Simms Boots ~40% off!

Men’s Freestone Felt and Vibram Boots – Retail: $149.95, Sale: $90

Men’s Vaportread Rubber Boots – Retail: $179.95, Sale: $110

Rock Creek Felt Boots – Retail: $99.95, Sale: $60


Sale also includes:

Discontinued rods from Sage, Orvis, and Redington

Discontinued reels from Ross and Sage

Discontinued fly Lines from Rio and Scientific Anglers

(Call 719-539-3474 for specific pricing and sizes.)