Categories for Float Trips

What Does An Above Average Snow Pack Mean for Our Rivers?

April 25, 2024

With an above average snow pack this year, we are looking for another good flushing of our rivers and streams. The fishing has been good to great the past weeks and should remain good in the short term as runoff shouldn’t start for a while. We are expecting a pre-runoff which occurs when the low-lying snow in our valleys rapidly melts and causes some short-term staining of our waters. This is usually just a couple of days, and you can retreat to our many tailwaters in Grand County to find clear water and feeding trout. The main run-off will probably... View Article

The Differences Between Wade and Float Trips

August 4, 2019

Anglers often ask themselves which is better: wade fishing or float fishing? Each comes with its own benefits and drawbacks. Depending on a variety of factors and what you want out of the fishing experience, you may decide on one over the other. While some will always want the faster pace and greater variety of float trips, those who like a more hands-on approach will go for wade trips. One thing is for sure, though: if you’re preparing for a fly fishing trip in Fraser, CO, rely on Winter Park Flyfisher as your source for everything from gear to guides.... View Article

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