Orvis Pro Guide, Ryan McRorie, is again joining us at WTR. He is one of those guys that make you smile when he walks in the door! Ryan is an excellent teacher for those new to fly fishing as well as those seasoned anglers that what to know where the best fishin' holes are in SW Colorado and along our Gold Medal waters.
We have several fishing options for you to choose from (rivers, streams and lakes) whether you are a beginner or a seasoned angler. Guided trips can be arranged through the office or directly with our Orvis Pro Guide, Ryan McRorie. All equipment, instruction, and lunches are provided.
New to fly-fishing? Don’t worry, our guide will teach you all the basics you need to be successful in the sport (casting, presentation and landing/release) in a 1 hour class at the pond. $40 per person
San Juan River
The San Juan is an internationally known “Gold Medal” rated river; some stretches of the Juan hold 10,000 fish per mile! This is a technical river with plenty to offer. Full day wade or float trip: $300 one person or $350 for 2 people
Experience the high-country at its finest; go for a full day ride up the Pine River then fish for wild brown and rainbow trout! $400 one person or $450 for 2 people
The Animas River flows through Durango and is also Gold Medal rated. Huge caddis hatches offer dry-fly fishing for the purists. Full day wade trip: $275 one person or $350 for 2 people or half-day wade trip: $250 one person or $300 for 2 people
Vallecito Creek and/or Florida River
Vallecito Creek is an incredibly scenic smaller river just a short drive from the ranch. Its western neighbor the Florida is just as beautiful and both are very productive. Full day: $200 one person or $250 for 2 people or half day (4 hours): $150 one person or $200 for 2 people
We can also build custom trips!
(Inquire at the Office or talk to Ryan for details!)