Fishing Guides - Buena Vista Colorado

Ark Anglers in Salida, Colorado

At ArkAnglers, our number one product is information; timely, accurate, reliable information. If we can provide that in a coherent and humble way, through our website and our fly shops, the success our customers experience on the river will be reflected in our business as well. Operating fly shops in Salida and Buena Vista, as well as the region’s largest guide service, puts us in a unique position for assembling that information. We get daily reports from throughout the river corridor from our guides, our guests, and our retail customers. These accounts of individual experiences are rather like snapshots of distinct places, times, and the use of specific techniques or fly patterns. They are anecdotal, dependent on the perception and decisions of the teller of the tale, but taken as a whole, and combined with our own observations and the data we crunch each day, these accounts combine to formulate the clearest understanding of what is happening in the fishery. If we have done our job, this information will enhance your fishing experience on the water.

Colorado Fly Fishing Guides

Colorado Fly Fishing Guides is your genuine small town fly shop and Leadville’s premier guide service for the Upper Arkansas River Valley. We specialize in walk/wade fly fishing trips, and welcome all abilities.  Offering 2 hour intro., Half Day, and Full Day rates.

Keys to the Mountains

Located in the heart of the upper Arkansas River Valley, Buena Vista is home base to Keys to the Mountains. Located just an hour from both the South Platte and Colorado rivers, "B.V." provides easy access to some of the best trout fishing in the region. Both full-day and half-day wade trips are available in the area's hottest spots for brown, rainbow and cutthroat trout.