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Vail Valley Anglers

Fly shop and guided fly fishing near Vail, Colorado.

Vail Valley Anglers (VVA) is located on the banks of the Eagle River in Edwards, Colorado in the Vail Valley. Our retail location offers the industry best from brands like Sage, Simms, ExOfficio, Mountain Khaki, Patagonia, Scott Fly Rod, Rio, Scientific Anglers, Umpqua, Montana Fly Company, Yeti Coolers, Hatch Outdoors, Nautilus Reels, Abel Reels and many more. Our fly shop is open year round. We have over 80,000 flies in stock and many custom ties are only available at Vail Valley Anglers. While we also provide guided fishing trips to the Colorado River and Roaring Fork River, we are not limited to Colorado's waters and have traveled the globe. We carry a full selection of saltwater flies, fly rods, reels, and accessories for the discerning angler. Our retail store also offers the best selection of women's fly fishing products in central Colorado.

VVA is comprised of local fly fishing experts, headed by longtime local operator and angler John Cochran with over 25 years of experience in the Vail Valley. If you are traveling to an exotic location to stretch the line, chances are that our experts have been there already, and can offer you information with experience. We take pride in offering the best customer service in the business.

Our professionally trained staff includes over 20 guides that will provide professional, safe, and experienced guided fly fishing trips. And we back it up with our 100% satisfaction guarantee on everything we offer. That's how confident we are in what we do on a daily basis.

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