CMC's Denver Fly Fishing Section


Welcome to the Colorado Mountain Club's Denver Fly Fishing Section web site. We promote the aquatic habitat of the Colorado Rockies through the art of Fly Fishing. The FF members conduct schools, seminars, clinics, fishing trips, monthly meetings with guest speakers, service projects and gather for social events. Learn more.

Upcoming Events

April 17, 2014

Fly Fishing Presentation — Kerry Caraghar will give a presentation on fishing Clear Creek. He will cover the alpine lakes and tributaries that feed this drainage all the way to Golden, as well as flies and rigs for fishing these waters. The RTD on indicators will be led by Eric Esswein. Learn more.

2014 Fly Fishing School

Registration/Costs: More information and registration on line at

If you enjoy the streams and lakes of the Rockies, this is for you. Fly Fishing School is designed for both beginning and novice anglers. The basics regarding gear, knots, bugs, fish behavior and casting are covered in three evening classes and two field days. Our school or similar experience is required for Denver Group fly fishing trips.

Wednesday 4/2 - Class #1 from 6:30 to 9:15 pm at the CMC
Wednesday 4/9 - Class #2 from 6:30 to 9:15 pm at the CMC
Thursday 4/10 - Shopping Night (optional) for those needing gear
Wednesday 4/16 - Class #3 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm at the CMC
Saturday 4/19 - Field Trip #1 from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm at Lake Lehow
Saturday 4/26 - Field Trip #2 is Senior Instructor's choice of time, place and duration

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Schools and Clinics

Classes and clinics are regularly conducted for members. Introductory fly fishing and tying schools are held annually. For details, view the schools page, send us an e-mail or call the office at 303-279-3080.

Backcountry Fly Fishing

While most prefer established streams, some eagerly pursue the backcountry. We hike, climb and backpack to uncrowded, special places. For more on Colorado wilderness fly fishing, visit our backcountry pages.

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