If you liked the previous edition, you will love this one! This all-new edition of the Flyfisher's Guide to Colorado covers so many rivers, streams and lakes that Colorado has to offer. It has been revised, rebuilt and printed now in and 8.5x11-inch format for easy reading. Full-color photos and brand-new, highly detailed river and lake maps, complete with GPS coordinates and public land make this the most detailed Colorado fly fishing guide on the market. The revised edition comes with an all new introduction and cover photo from Pat Dorsey, the king of the South Platte River, while the warm water sections are from Barry Reynolds.
Marty covers each river in detail with how to fish the water, the best times, a list of go-to flies, hatch charts, and the best times to fish each water. Many of the major waters are covered including South Platte, Cache la Poudre, Big Thompson, Arkansas, Rio Grande, Gunnison, Taylor, East, Uncompahgre, Dolores, San Miguel, Los Pinos, Piedra, San Juan, Colorado, Fraser, Blue, Eagle, Roaring Fork, Frying Pan, Yampa, White, North Platte, Laramie, and many more. Get the experienced information on the St.Vrain, Muddy, Gore, Clear Fork and many more creeks. To top it off, Marty included the lakes and reservoirs including Steamboat, Lake John, Horse Tooth, Pueblo, Grand Mesa Lakes, and many more.
This book does not stop at fishing information. There is travel information for all of the destinations, with a listing of fly shops, accommodations, restaurants, campgrounds, airports and even car repair. There are over 80 detailed river and lake maps showing access, boat ramps, river miles, campsites, roads, and public lands and even a list of Marty's top ten favorite flies!
This book was a birthday gift to my brother who has decided to enjoy fly fishing again. He was very pleased after reviewing the book. It was exactly was exactly what he was looking for!