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

Colorado Fly Fishing at its best! Fishing opportunities are endless at our Colorado dude ranch. Enjoy learning the basics of fly fishing on our pond. This is easy, close, convenient, and enjoyable for all ages and experience levels. For the more experienced angler, join “Claus” (our full-time guide) on over two miles of private stream that runs through the ranch. Here you will experience exceptional wade fishing for rainbow, brook, and brown trout.

We are conveniently located within a stone’s throw of fly fishing the headwaters of the Colorado River. We also have permits on private sections of the Colorado River for fly fishing. If you are interested in off-ranch fly fishing tours, we are happy to schedule a time with one of our professional guides. Half day and full day guided fly fishing trips are available on some of the finest Fly Fishing waters in Colorado. Click here for rates.

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. 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. This is a coveted endorsement and one that we are very proud of. In addition to quality accomodations, gourmet cuisine, and five star service – our fishing guides know the local waters intimately and guarantee a quality and memorable fishing trip. Our guide service holds more permits to public water and access to private water than any other outfitter in Grand County.

The Ranch Concierge will help you with scheduling, details and pricing. All necessary equipment is provided for your convenience and includes Orvis rods, reels, flys, waders, & boots.

Meet our Guide: Maddie Brenneman