Welcome to Vail Valley Anglers. If fly fishing is your passion, our website is dedicated to helping you find just what you are looking for. From our extensive fly fishing blog full of useful tips and information, to our wide selection of in-stock fly fishing gear from the industry's top brands, we want you to have access to everything you need for successful days on the water. Book a guided fly fishing trip with our team of professional guides, or simply check out our up-to-date and informative central Colorado fishing reports before heading out on your own.

If you are in town visiting the resorts of Vail or Beaver Creek, you’ll find our renowned fly shop conveniently located minutes away along the Riverwalk in Edwards, Colorado. Perched on the banks of the Eagle River – one of Colorado’s last remaining freestone rivers – our shop offers unrivaled access to the best fly fishing in the Rocky Mountain high country. Stop by the shop to talk fishing with our experienced local staff, learn more about our huge variety of guided trips, or just to check out our legendary selection of flies. Now you can shop with us, learn from us, and fish with us all from one place.

When do Trout Spawn? – Colorado Spawning Summary

“Don’t walk through that area!” yells a guide as he warns another angler about a spawning area on the Eagle River. Every spring and fall, the various fish species begin their annual rituals of spawning. As an angler, it’s our duty to understand the spawn is a fundamental step in the future of the ecosystem....

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