This all-new edition of the Flyfisher's Guide to Colorado covers all of the rivers and lakes of this great fishing state. We have redesigned the book in 8.5x11-inch format, with full-color photos and brand-new, highly detailed river and lake maps, complete with GPS coordinates and public land. 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. All of the major waters are covered including South Platte, Cache la Poudre, Arkansas, Big Thompson, 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 others. He also covers the creeks: St.Vrain, Muddy, Gore, Clear Fork and many more. Marty also covers the lakes and reservoirs including Steamboat, Lake John, Horse Tooth, Pueblo, Grand Mesa Lakes, and many more. There is travel information for all of the destinations, with a listing of fly shops, sporting good stores, accommodations, restaurants, campgrounds, car repair, airports and more. Marty lists his top ten flies for fishing Colorado. There are 87 detailed river and lake maps showing access, boat ramps, river miles, campsites, roads, and public lands.
Marty Bartholomew has been a fly tyer and tying instructor for over 20 years. He is noted as one of the top authorities on the waters of Colorado. Marty has been flyfishing all of Colorado s waters for over 30 years. He is a featured presenter at fly-fishing shows all over the country. He lives in Aurora, Colorado.