Fly Fishing Ranches & Lodges

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North Fork Ranch & Fishing Lodge

Colorado, United States

Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Lodge vacation ranch Colorado
Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Lodge
Picturesque Rocky Mountains
Horseback Riding
One of our BIG trout!

If fly fishing is your passion this is the destination! Only 45 minutes from Denver, resting on just under a mile of private pristine water is the North Fork of the South Platte River. Allow our professional guides to introduce you to Rainbow, Brook, Brown and Cutthroat trout averaging three to eight pounds. Add on ranch adventure activities; horseback riding, whitewater rafting, alpine hiking, zip line, yoga or massage.

Capacity: 1-30 people. No minimum night stay.
Open: Fly Fishing is available YEAR ROUND (possible closures can occur due to river conditions). Fish for the day or stay a whole week!
May - September add adventure activities; horseback riding, whitewater rafting, zip line, shooting sports, alpine hiking, yoga, massage.
Altitude: 8100ft
Location: North Fork Ranch is located approximately 1 hour southwest of Denver, Colorado at an elevation of 8100ft. It rests along the North Fork of the South Platte River and adjoins Pike National Forest, Lost Creek & Mt. Evans Wilderness area.
Reservations: 303-838-9873
Rates: 7 day weekly package (includes meals, lodging & all on ranch activities & amenities)
May 27th-September 9th
Adults: $2600/person
Kids under 12: $2000/person
Kids under 6: $675/person
Add on additional activities per person

Guided Fly Fishing:
Full Day (Includes Lunch):
1-2 Anglers: $520+
3 or more anglers: $330+
Half Day:
1-2 Anglers: $355
3 or more anglers: $320+
Minimum Stay: Daily rates available: Lodge Rooms: $198/night Cabin (One Bedroom): $275/night Cabin (Two Bedroom): $475/night Cabin (Three Bedroom): $675/night *Meals al a cart on less than a week stay* **Activities al a cart on less than a week stay** Horseback riding: 2 hour ride $115/person, 4 hour lunch ride $165/person
Payment: Master Card & Visa Accepted
Discount for personal checks or cash.
Fly Fishing: The North Fork Ranch is one of the most exclusive pieces of private water in Colorado. This private water fishery is guided fly fishing only and is alive with trout. One cast might produce a fourteen inch brown trout. The next might be a three pound rainbow. This water is known for BIG fish. Trout over 10 pounds have been caught at the North Fork Ranch. This river caters to all skill levels from first time fly fisherman to experts looking for big fish.
Boast of fishing in the footsteps of the legendary Dwight D. Eisenhower's favorite trophy trout fishing river, the North Fork of the South Platte.
Transportation: Airport transfers are available from Denver International Airport, $500 round trip per family, up to 6 - weekly stays.
Contact the ranch directly for pricing on less than a week stay transfers or from Centennial airport (private planes)
Travel Agents: We are always happy to work with Travel Agents/Wholesalers and offer commissions.
Lodging: Choose from the Wildhorse Lodge, Klondike Cabin, Homestead Cabin or Stonehenge mansion each unique and perfect for relaxation at the end of the day. Amazingly comfortable beds and crackling fire places as well as patios and decks to enjoy the sunsets from.
Kids' Program: A family friendly safe environment for kids to be kids. Children ages 8yr and above are able to participate in ranch activities. Spend fun filled time with your children under the age of six with pony rides, petting zoo, hiking, fishing, and swimming. Nanny rate as well as hourly supervision or babysitting available for those under 8yr.
Food/Dining: Dining with a gourmet flare all served either river or fireside. Hearty three meals a day in addition to warm cookies straight from the oven and appetizers!

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