Fly Fishing Programs

at Garden of the Gods Collection

Did you know fly fishing is a year-round sport in Colorado? With over 300 days of sunshine and 70 degree days in January, there are no excuses not to take advantage with trips to the river! Garden of the Gods Collection has lined up a superb year of fly fishing outings sure to satisfy every level from novice to pro and everyone in between.

Our Fly Fishing courses and river expeditions is led by Member Paul Martinez.  Paul is a fly fishing guide and instructor at Angler’s Covey and has graciously offered his services and knowledge to fellow Members and guests. As you will see below, Paul offers day trips to private rivers and streams around Colorado Springs as well as classroom instruction.


Our Fly Fishing series is continuing through September and we are excited to announce the dates and themes, including a trip to Alaska! Through our partnership with Member Paul Martinez, we are able to offer exclusive classes with special pricing available only to our Members and their guests.  Visit our Member Portal for more information and to register for any of the programs listed below.

Sunday, May 7, 2017
The Perfect Drift Fly Fishing Company Private River Expedition

Please visit The Perfect Drift Fly Fishing Club to see a glimpse of the beautiful private water we will be fishing on. Yes, the club has rented out the river for the day!!

May 18 & 20, 2017
Fly Fishing: Nymph Style

Our two part series will begin with classroom instruction followed by a day on the river. Nymphing and wet flying is an essential skill that will increase your success on the water! Whether you’ve never picked up a fly rod, or if you’re a longtime veteran of the sport, this class will help you improve your fly fishing skills.

June 15 & 17, 2017
Fly Fishing Chessman Canyon

Save the Date, More Information Coming Soon!


July 13 & 15, 2017
Fly Fishing Dry Flies and On the River

Our two part series will begin with classroom instruction followed by a day on the river. Some say that the purest form of fly fishing is casting a dry fly to a rising trout and attracting that trout to come to your artificial fly.  In this class we will be exploring the techniques and finesse it takes to attract the trout.


Sunday, August 20 – Saturday, August 26, 2017
Alaskan Fly Fishing Excursion

If you have ever wanted to fish the waters of Alaska we encourage you to join us for our exclusive Member fishing trip to Illiama River Lodge with our very own resident expert Paul Martinez and lodge owner Bill Betts.  An incredible limited opportunity fishing what many tout as the best week of Alaskan fishing of the year!  For any questions in the interim please call Alison King-Wieker 719.520.4976.


Saturday, September 9, 2017
Terrestrial Fly Fishing On the Water

Save the Date, More Information Coming Soon!

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