The Animas River – Fly Fishing Durango, Colorado
Deep holes and fun riffles in a rarely fished segment of the Animas River.
This private water stretch is surrounded by private properties, so fish in the area remain unpressured.
If fly fishing Durango on the Animas River is on your bucket list, then this property will help you check it off. Just 30 minutes from Durango, Colorado, lies a rarely fished section called The Horseshoe. The top section of water on the property is a beautiful boulder-pocked segment with great trout habitat. The river then riffles into the massive corner pocket hole followed by a deep, long run. The boulder hole is next and the river then tapers into a beautiful cobble section until you reach the boundary. The entire run is approximately 3,000-feet long and features large hatches April through November.
Blue winged olives (BWOs) start coming off in April, followed by Caddis, Golden Stones and PMD’s. Streamers are also a great choice for looks all year round.
Length of river stretch: 3,000 feet
River type: Freestone
Species: Brown & Rainbow Trout
Price per day: $157.50
- 20 minutes from Durango, Colorado
- Pair with the “Massive Hole” property a short distance away
Provided by the USGS
CURRENT RIVER CONDITIONS
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