Eldorado Canyon State Park offers excellent fly-fishing. Fish generally measure between 8 and 14 inches long, although anglers bring in a few specimens up to 24 inches long each year. See www.wildlife.state.co.us/fishing for more information.
Front Range Anglers. Specializing in half-day and full-day trips for individuals and groups, Front Range Anglers has private guides who take groups (of one to three people) on half-day and full-day trips to premier public and private fishing spots. Fees include a catered lunch, lessons, transportation, and gear. 2344 Pearl St., Boulder, CO, 80302. 303/494–1375. www.frontrangeanglers.com.
Rocky Mountain Anglers. Buy some flies here or sign up for a guided tour. The guides have access to private ranches and know where to find secluded fishing holes on public lands. Fees include transportation, gear including flies, and lunch. 1904 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, CO, 80302. 303/447–2400. www.rockymtanglers.com.