This amazing fly fishing destination is a fly fisherman’s dream, located on the North Fork of The South Platte River, between the towns of Shawnee and Bailey. It’s only a short drive up Rt. 285 from Denver! This stretch of The South Platte River holds an awe-inspiring number of trophy rainbow trout as well as good numbers of beautiful brown trout and an occasional cutthroat trout or cut-bow.

$150 per person with a 2 person minimum.

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Anglers can expect a 5-star experience when our knowledgeable fly fishing guides reveal the hiding places, fly fishing tricks, and techniques used to catch some of these lunker trout!

The North Fork Ranch is perfect for entertaining business guests or for a fly fishing vacation experience of a lifetime. This destination is user-friendly for beginners but also offers challenges that can test the nerves and skill of the most seasoned fly fisherman. Colorado fly fishing on the South Platte River is year round, and the summer books up very quickly, so make your reservations far in advance.

Also, for an additional fee, the ranch will provide a lunch that is second to none. In the summer, lunch is served outside on the banks of the beautiful South Platte River. During the winter or in periods of bad weather, lunch is served inside the lodge facilities.

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Summer Rainbow Trout at North Fork Ranch.

Big fall rainbow trout caught fly fishing at North Fork Guest Ranch.

Beautiful rainbow trout great Colorado trout specimin.