Find A Guide In Colorado


Colorado is known for its beautiful views and its easy access to waterways. Whether a person is looking for moving water or stillwater, there are plenty of places to access. A person would be hard pressed driving to a popular area and not passing a fly shop in Colorado. Below is a list of guides who have joined FindAFFG.

Southwest Colorado:

Rio Epic Outfitters and Optimistic Outfitters are known for high quality service and providing a trip of a lifetime. These companies are permitted on many different types of water and they welcome all skill levels of fishermen and women.

Find A Fly Fishing Guide has had some new guides join from across the state of Colorado. Now is a great time to look up guides, read testimonials, and reach out to guides for summer trips! 

Captain Derek Ems : 

Derek is based out of Durango, CO and owns Optimistic Outfitters. Although he spends much of his time on the river, he also guides on Navajo Reservoir and in the Lousianna marsh. 

Derek’s profile:

Owen Olson: 

Owen Is apart of  the Rio Epic Outfitters team. He guides primarily on the Rio Grande River and San Juan River. Based out of Durango, he is surrounded by waters that Rio Epic is permitted to guide on. 

Owen’s profile:

Rollie Murchison:

Rollie is also a part of the Rio Epic team. He has access to guide on the Rio, San Juan, Animas, and much more. When mountain streams start to thaw and bugs start to fly, you can count on Rollie being on the water.

Rollie’s Profile:

Rio Epic Outfitters is one Southwest Colorado’s most premier outfitters. They have a wide variety of guided trips from high mountain streams to the famous San Juan tailwater. Offering trips year round, this is an outfitter worth reaching out too. 

Rio Epic Outfitter’s Profile:


Northern Colorado: 

Frozen this time of year, Northern Colorado has some of the best fishing in the state. There are many options for streams, lakes, and rivers and a reliable guide service who can steer a person in the right direction. North Park Anglers has a guide who recently joined the FindAFFG team.

Rob Stout:

Rob is no stranger to hunting down big fish and giving clients the opportunity to feel one pull. If he is not on the river, he is out on the ice or sitting in front of a vice. Rob is one of those guys who spends most of his time in pursuit of fish. 

Look no further for someone to help you on the water. Based out of Walden, Rob and North Park Anglers are there to help any angler find passion in fly fishing.

Rob’s profile:


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