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Reviewed September 11, 2018

By far, this is one of the best fly shops in Colorado. Although I've never used their guide service I always plan to stop by the shop for fly fishing supplies and advice on the area's rivers and streams. The BV shop's staff are very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John E
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Had a great trip fly-fishing on the Arkansas river. My 12-yo son and I did a half day float trip in June. Our guide, Jon, was great. He really knew the river well, and he helped us catch some nice brown trout. We will definitely...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

My 14 year old son and I went Fly Fishing for the first time! Daniel was absolutely the best guide we could have had. He was very knowledgeable, patient and friendly. We spent 4 hours fishing at Hayden Reservoir with incredible view of Mr. Elbert...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Guru614
Reviewed August 11, 2017

It is a nice fly fishing shop, and the guide service is great. Braden set me up on a walk and wade trip with Scott and a float trip with Mark Clearly the float trip puts you on more fish, and you get to experience...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank irbflyfish
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

We booked a 2 angler half day wading trip on the Arkansas through Arkangler with John. Excellent half day. Part of the day was spent on basics like casting, the rest of the day going for fish on the river. We take away an incredible...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Michael E
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

One of the best in Colorado. Always friendly, never to busy to talk about fishing and give advice on local conditions. Some of these places are a bit pretentious and more worried about who is spending more money than talking about fishing but not Arkanglers.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Retired40
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Daniel, the manager, knows the upper Arkansas River better than most fly-fishers twice his age. He checks the river every day on his way to the shop, so his information is fresh. The river was muddy down by Salida, so Daniel suggested Granite area, flies...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 505Taste
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Have used this shop two years now. Reasonable price, well equipped and knowledgeable guides. I went with Joel both years and enjoyed my time and had some decent success.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Robert F
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

My husband and sons booked a trip with Stuart. My sons did not have very much fishing experience. Stuart took the time to show them everything they needed to know and them took them to the river. Everyone caught something. . My boys now what...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed September 7, 2015

My 14-yr old caught over 10 trout on his trip...and this was his first ever fly fishing! Preston was the guide and he was awesome! The shop owner was also very friendly and supportive...willing and able to customize the trip based on the customer's situation...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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