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Breckenridge Outfitters, CO

Breckenridge Outfitters is honored to be one of the most decorated Orvis-Endorsed Outfitters, offering year-round guided fly-fishing adventures and a full-service fly shop in Breckenridge, Colorado. We pride ourselves on providing the best knowledge, guidance, and equipment to explore the finest fly fishing in the Rocky Mountains. We fish virtually every river in the area, including all gold medal rivers and exclusive private ranch rivers, ponds, and lakes. With our daily guide reports and vast access to waters, we are sure to match you up with the best hatches of the season and provide the best opportunity for the ultimate fishing experience.
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230 of 230(100%)customers would recommend this to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
Review 1 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Another great experience w Breckenridge Outfitters,
October 14, 2012
By: pgray25
from Breckenridge, CO 80424, USA
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"This is my second trip with Breckenridge Outfitters and Freddy. This year we hit the Colorado River west of Kremmling. It was the perfect day. Temps in the 50's, sunny and no one around. We caught seven. This was only my second time fly fishing and the last one was a year ago. Freddy quickly brought me back up to speed with what he taught me last year. He was patient with someone who has bad habits to break coming from the bass fishing world. He continually checked the hatch and made adjustments throughout the day. I will definitely be back next year."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 2 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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I will go with Breckenridge Outfitters again,
July 21, 2014
By: Go2Colorado
from Illinois, USA
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"We travel to the Breckenridge area about every year and this last year my wife gave me a gift certificate for a half day fly fishing trip. This was the first time going, but I am sure it will not be the last. Dennis was our guide and he was terrific. He made it easy to learn and shared is vast knowledge of the sport with us. Not only will I use Breckenridge Outfitters again, I will request Dennis as my guide."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 3 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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good for all ages,
July 21, 2014
By: jgwoody
from Evansville, IN
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"I took my wife, my 8 year old and 5 year old. The guides were very patient and really turned my 8 year old onto fishing. It was a great time and I would recommend it for families"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 4 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Brown Beauty,
July 20, 2014
By: gsth
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"Great time. Guide Mike worked hard and we spotted and landed a nice brown on a dry fly."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 5 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Great Family Experience,
July 20, 2014
By: WallyT
from Breckenridge, CO 80424, USA
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"Family of 6 who had never fly fished before, including 7 year old Sadie Belle had a terrific 2 hour on river trip. Shane and Oz were our guides as we split into 2 X 3 person. Shane was REALLY TERRIFIC. Instructional, shared in our excitement of catching 4 rainbow, one of which he estimated to be 20-21 inches. Our family is from Texas and this experience will insure we come back to Breckenridge and Breck Outfitters!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 6 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Another Great Day on the Water,
July 18, 2014
By: Blackgold
from Edmond, Oklahoma
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"I have been fly fishing for twenty-five years. The majority of those years I have spent with Breckenridge Outfitters. My friends and I have fished public and private waters and have never had a day when we were disappointed with our guides. These guys read the water and match the hatch and offer us the advice needed to bring in the fish. Four of us are regulars and have always come home, at he end of fishing trip, ready to call these guys and schedule a time to get back out on the water. If you are a beginner or a old timer, this is the place to come. Don't miss it, you'll never regret it.
Phil Wallace"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 7 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Float with Scott on the Colorado,
July 18, 2014
By: KenW1
from Breckenridge, CO 80424, USA
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"Scott picked my wife and I up at our home in Breck and ferried us to the Pump House put in area on the Colorado. He was personable and informative keeping up a conversation during our hour+ ride. Upon arrival, he took care of everything, setting up our rods and reviewing safety concerns. However, best was his putting us in a position to catch Browns. Between us, we caught 15 or 16 fish on the day, our first this season. For us a great success! Thanks Scott."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 8 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Picture Perfect,
July 14, 2014
By: Allioops
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"My husband is a bass tournament fisherman so but still always wanted to try fly-fishing. I love the streams and brooks and thought it always looked relaxing and inviting. We were not disappointed. In fact, it was the highlight of our trip to Breckenridge.
Breckenridge Outfitters were excellent and so friendly from the sign in all the way through the experience. Highly recommend them. Thanks for a great time.
"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 9 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Another Great Trip!,
July 13, 2014
By: jstrick1974
from Cypress, TX, USA
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"Another great day of fishing with Keith McHugh. Breckenridge Outfitters on my trips has been extremely helpful and professional. They ensure you have a great trip. Keith is a great guide with a great personality. I had planned on going on a river float trip but due to high flow we went to Spinney Mountain Reservoir. What a great place. Keith put me on the right spots and I caught many large rainbows. Since my trips are about a year apart I always need a refresher. He is very patient and willing to help any way he can. He ensures you have a great time catching fish. I'm looking forward to next year Keith. I'm still thinking about the overnight trip if I can find a buddy to go with me."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 10 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Great first time experience,
July 12, 2014
By: Bwall
from Breckenridge, CO 80424, USA
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"George was our guide and did a terrific job explaining to very novice fisherman the art of fly fishing. He was extremely helpful and excellent with my 13 year old son. WE both had a great experience and expect to make it a part of outdoor life"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 11 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Triple Rainbow,
July 11, 2014
By: Nick7
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"Our guide, Keith, took us out on Spinney Reservoir for a fantastic day of fishing. My father and I landed 3 nice rainbows, the largest around 21" and the smallest one at 18". Beautiful scenery, a guide willing to share all of his knowledge and stories, and three big fish add up to a great day. Definitely stop into their store because they are willing to help anyone who has an interest in fishing."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 12 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Great trip,
July 10, 2014
By: txfly
from Midland, TX, USA
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"We were in Breck in June and we had 2 groups. Pat was my groups guide and he was great. Our group had seasoned fishermen and beginners and Pat was very helpful to all ranges, and got us on quite a few fish. Great experience and would recommend to anyone."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 13 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Fishing and catching,
July 10, 2014
By: JoeDC
from Washington, DC
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"I've been fly fishing on lakes for year which is fun but I've never caught a fish. Jeff Cross taught me how to fly fish with the river and I finally caught some fish."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 14 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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South Platte, CO with Breckenridge Outfitters,
July 10, 2014
By: JPCaddis
from Katonah, NY
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"We had a spectacular time on the South Platte below Spinney reservoir casting to large browns sipping dry caddis (18s). And I do mean large fish as in 18"+. Nice too to find myself making a few roll casts in front of a buffalo who happened to wander by. Our guide was excellent as a teacher for me, my wife, and son (11) who btw bested me by bringing to net a 22" fish. What can you say - it was an epic day!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 15 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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once again, wonderful experience,
July 10, 2014
By: choots
from denver,colo
"having used Breckenridge outfitters for many years, the one consistent feature remains how much effort the guide takes to " know the client(s)". Fish come, and fish go, but the quality of guides remains foremost. Way to go, Mike from Georgia."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 16 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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First full day of fly fishing,
July 9, 2014
By: jbnse
from Breckenridge, CO 80424, USA
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"My 10 yr old and I selected Freddie for our first full day of fly fishing ever. We used Freddie 2 yrs ago for a local 2 hour lesson and enjoyed his personality, patience, and guidance more than enough to request his assistance on this special trip. We selected the private ranch about a 90 minute drive from Breck. Per our previous experience, Breck Outfitters with all the necessary wadders, boots, and a few flies. Freddie had the rods, snacks, drinks, sunscreen, bug spray, lunch, transportation, and most importantly - knowledge, patience, and helpful suggestions. Freddie taught us about the gear, what the fish were looking for, how to cast, where to cast, and much more. While we were successful in landing 4 or 5 fish each (and lost a few due to user error), the experience was great anyway. Thank you Freddie and Breck Outfitters for another fun experience."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 17 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Awesome Outing,
July 9, 2014
By: Wahoocatcher63
from Pembroke Pines Fl USA
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Additional Thoughts:Highly professional. Friendly and courteous.
"What a phenomenal experience I had with Breckenridge Outfitters! As a novice fly fisher I was given expert instructions. I was catching Rainbow Trout within an hour. I found the guide Jeff to be highly competent, patient and knowledgeable. The staff at Breckenridge Outfitters was superb also. I highly recommend them. I will use them next summer when I return!
Capt. Jan B. "Wahoo Man"
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Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 18 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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These guys do it right...,
July 9, 2014
By: Sam129
from San Francisco
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"Breckenridge Outfitters took 8 of us out fly fishing for my brother's bachelor party. We were all rookies but had a blast. And thanks to our guides, we caught a ton of fish. Everyone loved the experience and learned/laughed a lot. They've got a great crew. Thanks for an amazing time!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 19 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Newbies Catching Fish,
July 2, 2014
By: UncleJack
from Breckenridge, CO 80424, USA
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"Two first time fly fishermen and one that needs help went out with Adam. He taught the two newbies all they needed to know. He put them on the water with dry flies. The 15 year old caught a nice rainbow on his 5th cast and kept that up all day. Lots of fish. His dad also caught fish, but not as many. Great trip for the Illinoisans and the Colorado one learned things also. Will try again next time hey come visit. Thanks for the memories Adam."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 20 for Breckenridge Outfitters, CO
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Fishing the Dream Stream,
July 1, 2014
By: Flyphisher7777
from Chicago,IL
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"High flows in late June kept us off the local waters near Breckenridge. Went to the Dream Stream. While action was good early, and slower later in the morning, my guide did everything to make sure I had the best chances to catch fish. He was highly attentive to each cast and drift and changed the flies often to coax a take from our finicky friends. Great overall experience!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes