Durango, Colorado
Guide Type
Fly Shop/Outfitter
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Rio Epic offers an ego-free guide experience for anglers of all abilities. Each trip is custom to you and your group.

From the world-famous San Juan River in northern New Mexico to the epic dry fly fishing on the Rio Grande to small mountain creeks to stunning private waters and beyond, we have a special trip for you.


Rio Epic is a family owned and operated guide service based in southwest Colorado. Rio Epic does not have a storefront, our focus is building custom guide trips.

Rio Epic is the rebrand of Animas Valley Anglers. AVA was established in 1999. The next chapter begins now and it is going to be epic!

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    Great adventure with a wonderful guide!
    From Trip Advisor: Will knows how to put you on the fish! We had a great time catching dozens of trout on a beautiful river. The scenery is amazing. You won't be disappointed. We are looking forward to a future trip.