Tom and John have been operating Duranglers for 30+ years here in Durango and much of their local knowledge is captured in this book! From the majestic San Juan Mountains to the wide-open expanses of the San Luis Valley, few fishing areas rival the pristine beauty, diversity and solitude of southern Colorado’s rivers and trout streams. If you are planning a trip here and don’t know where to start; this is the one book you need to get!
This guide thoroughly explores our region’s watersheds: the Conejos, Rio Grande, San Juan, Piedra, Los Pinos, Animas and Dolores, as well as the stillwaters of high mountain areas.
- Detailed maps of the region and each watershed.
- Area regulations and conservation policies
- Safety precautions, weather and wildlife information
- A list of the region’s important aquatic insects
For those willing to hoof it, southern Colorado’s streams and rivers offer old fashioned, have-the-river-to-yourself fly fishing. With this guide, even the roadside angler can find idyllic spots to cast a fly; making Fly Fishing Southern Colorado an essential guide for any angler interested in knowing and fishing some of the most pristine and sometimes unknown waters in Colorado.
Written by Craig Martin and Duranglers owners John Flick and Tom Knopick