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The Animas River – Durango, Colorado

The Bardin Ranch 

The Bardin Ranch

Premier fly fishing just 15 minutes from Durango 

The only thing bigger than this river stretch is the size of the fish holding there! Featuring two different segments of the Animas River and totaling over 7,000 feet of fishable water, this private water location will certainly keep you and your buddies busy all day long. Wonderful riffles, deep holes, and long runs cascade down this picturesque fishing hole to create incredible scenery to match the fishing.


Length of river stretch: Two segments 1 mile + 1500 ft

River type: Freestone

Stocked: Yes

Species: Trout- Brown, Rainbow



Price per day: $157.50 for a single angler $315 for 2-4 anglers

The Bardin Ranch


  • 15 minutes from Durango, Colorado
  • This is Durangler’s guides favorite spot
  • Lots of Rainbow trout holding
  • One of our largest stretches, lots of good holes and habitat 

Provided by the USGS


Animas River at Durango, CO

  • Streamflow: 127 ft³/s
  • Gage height: 2.09 ft
Streamflow GraphGage height Graph



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