Conejos River Fly Fishing

The 6th most popular fly fishing river in Colorado.

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Southwest of Alamosa and east of Pagosa Springs, the Conejos River is a 60 mile long river that offers moderate fly fishing opportunties. This a waders paradise. Expect to find rainbow trout, brown trout, and cutthroat trout.

The big caddis and stonefly hatches are from June through September.

A popular place to start exploring the Conejos River is in the tailwater fishery of Platoro Reservoir. To reach the access from Alamosa, head south on US285 to Antonito. Turn west on SR17 for 35 miles.. Turn right on FS250 to the reservoir.

Overall, Conejos River is the 6th most popular fly fishing river of all 47 fly fishing spots in Colorado.


Local Contact(s):  Rio Grande National Forest (719) 852-5941; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

Recommended Book:  "Flyfisher's Guide To Colorado" from Marty Bartholomew

Best Season:  Jun - Sep.

Base Camp:  NFS Conejos Campground; NFS Mix Lake Campground

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Conejos River Fly Fishing Review

GPS:  37.358285, -106.537993

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  3/24/2018

ID:  19701

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