Fish & Chips: Public Courses

Colorado’s exceptional waters invite golfers to land a fly as skillfully as they would an approach shot.

Fish & Chips: Public Courses

Aspen Golf Club (Aspen) Though there is no fly-fishing at this public layout about ten minutes from downtown Aspen, golfers need only head a few miles down valley to test their angling skills on the Roaring Fork. Add 20 to 30-minutes to the drive and the Frying Pan accentuates the fun.

Breckenridge Golf Club (Breckenridge) Summit County vies for bragging rights with the Vail Valley for the highest concentration of courses near epic fly-fishing. Breckenridge, the only municipality in the world to own a 27-hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus, has a pond open to fly-fishing, but the better experience is on the Blue River between Lake Dillon and town. Two miles of water near the entrance of the course is good for browns and rainbows, while the Swan River east of the course is home to brookies and cutthroats.

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