The Animas River – Fly Fishing Durango, Colorado
Sisson Water – Two for One
Unique freestone properties on the lower Animas with two properties available to fish for one price
Looking for a unique opportunity to fish exclusive property alone the Animas stop no further than the Sisson Waters. This is a collection to two properties along the southern most sections of the Animas River in Colorado. In fact the southern property borders the New Mexico line so catch the interstate monster brown trout the Animas makes famous. Within these two properties are slow pools, riffles, deep pockets and trenched banks all holding aggressive fish looking to prey on morning hatches, evening caddis or streamers.
As the Animas moves towards the New Mexico line the topography changes to red rocks and beautiful sandstone desert settings with healthy vegetation along the banks feeding the unique habitat of river ecosystem. Avoid the crowds in Durango and enjoy these two properties with an exceptional host who is more than happy to share his property for you fishing pleasure and leasure.
PRIVATE WATER DETAILS
Length of river stretch: 2000 ft
River type: Freestone
Species: Trout- Brown, Rainbow
Price per rod: $ 78.75
Location and Features
- 25 minutes from Durango, Colorado
- Large Rainbow and Brown trout
- Extremely diverse water
- Pair with the adjacent “Massive Hole” property to increase the water available without the drive
This private water stretch is surrounded by private properties, so fish in the area remain unpressured.
The North property of water is a fed by a natural spring on the private property just north. The property has marshes for water filtration and improves the habitat for the smaller fry and sculpins in the area. A small stream rolls out of the march creating a healthy deep trench on the western side of the river where brown trout may tuck into cooler water on warm summer days or stay hidden to prey on smaller fish traveling around the river. The river then bends sharply eastward creating a nice pocket where the owner has an access easement to also fish.
On the Southern Property the owner owns both sides of the water which includes an island in the middles of the stretch creating a nice diverse setup for anglers. Lush vegetation cover the banks which encourage hoppers and terrestrials. The entire run is approximately 1000’ long bordering Southern Ute Lands and features large hatches April through November.
The Massive Hole is on the eastern side of the North Property, so book the combo for a full day of big trout on the line for you and your buddies.
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