Colorado Fly Fishing

Orvis-Endorsed fly fishing on private sections of the Colorado River as well as private waters on the C Lazy U Guest Ranch.

We are an Orvis fly fishing lodge in Colorado

Fly Fishing at its best! Fishing opportunities are endless at our Colorado dude ranch. We encourage and welcome all skill levels at the C Lazy U. Enjoy learning the basics of fly fishing with a one-hour complimentary lesson on our pond or Willow Creek. This is easy, close, convenient, and enjoyable for all ages. For additional fly fishing opportunities, signup for a guided river experience on or off the property.

For on ranch guided fly fishing, we offer three hour sessions on a private stretch of Willow Creek. Additionally, half or full day trips are available on private stretches of neighboring water, such as the Colorado and Fraser River. Guests of C Lazy U have the opportunity to catch rainbow, brown, and brook trout while wade fishing. For more information and current rates, please click here.

orvis endorsed lodgeThe C Lazy U Ranch has been recognized by The Orvis Company as part of its collection of top quality fly fishing lodges in North America. We are one of only five endorsed lodges in the state of Colorado. What this means to our guests is that the C Lazy U Ranch meets and exceeds the expectations of quality as set forth by Orvis, both on and off the water. This is a coveted endorsement and one that we are very proud of. In addition to quality accommodations, gourmet cuisine, and five-star service, our professional fishing guides know the local waters intimately and do their best to ensure a quality and memorable fly fishing experience.

Our ranch concierge will help with scheduling, details, and pricing. If you book a complimentary one-hour lesson, or a guided fishing trip, all necessary equipment is provided. This includes Orvis rods, reels, flies, waders, and boots. Please note, a fishing license is required to fish in the state of Colorado. Licenses are not included in our fly fishing rates and can be purchased ahead of time online or in our Outfitters Cabin.

Meet our Guide: Maddie Brenneman