Located in Colorado, the fly fishing in Aspen is known for two nice fly fishing destinations. The best Aspen fly fishing based on popularity are considered to be Fryingpan River and Roaring Fork River. For a detailed fly fishing river description and printable river access map, just select a Aspen fly fishing river or stream below.
Near Aspen, the Roaring Fork of the Colorado River starts at Independence Pass and flow down through Aspen to Glenwood Springs. This 75 mile river has many fishing opportunties and most of it is wadable. While not wilderness, it is highly accessible via the roads that run parallel to it. You can expect to find plenty of rainbow trout, brown trout, cutthroat trout and brook trout.