News from the River

December 1,  Our day time temperatures are still 50 degrees, plus or minus, making for some great trips. Looking at weather forecast, it is expected to be unseasonable warm through December 19th. Mid 40's. The ski areas can't open, but the fishing is awesome. With the shorter days, we are putting on at about 10 or 11 O'clock and doing 3/4 day or half day floats.  We always have some great home made green chile or chicken noodle soup on the boats to warm us up.  It's a fun time of year to fish, as there are very few boats on the river, and the fish are all starting to move into the deep holes.  They'll get stacked in there like cord wood.  We have a number of clients that come here year after year for this season.  So if your legs get a little tired on the ski slopes, take a break and catch some fish.  Now is a great time to book your summer trip, especially for those special hatches that fill up.  Call us for details, 970-404-1339.  And yes, we do have Gift Certificates.  Merry Christmas  Dustin

Float Trips

We highly recommend this trip. You can relax, while enjoying the scenery and cover about 4-7 miles of some of the west’s greatest fishing rivers.

Wade Trips

Our team of guides are ready to take you out for a memorable trip, which might include going to private ranches to where you could catch a fish of a life time.


while you can learn to fly fish on either the float or wade trip, this is more about learning the building blocks to enjoying the sport to the fullest.



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What our Happy Clients Have to Say!

Our family has shared some of our best fly fishing memories on the river or fishing Bar ZX with Dustin and John Harcourt! Thanks for creating great memories and fun times.

The Price Family loves Dustin Harcourt

I’ve fished all over the world with a lot of great guides on unforgettable trips. But in my book, nothing beats a day on the river with Dustin Harcourt. Dustin knows the fish and rivers of western Colorado like nobody else, and a day with him is always fun and invigorating. I enjoy getting my family and friends out for trips with Dustin because they invariably walk away with a deep appreciation for the magnificent fishery we have in this region, and how many big and willing trout there are to catch. You put that together with Dustin Harcourt’s personality, and one of his great stream-side meals, and you’ve got a perfect day. Get out there with him – you’ll be glad you did. Monte Moses, Senior Management Consultant, and former Superintendent of the Cherry Creek School District.

Monte Moses

There are many guides in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado, but there is no one better in the RFV for your next fishing trip to this part of Colorado.

Hutch Hutchinson Western US mgr., The Orvis Company

Happy Anglers!