Introduction to Fly Fishing | Pursuit

Introduction to Fly Fishing

Learn to cast and catch rainbow and brooke trout in alpine ponds on 1,100 private acres at Copper Spur Ranch. This is the perfect way to dip your toes into fly fishing. Great for first timers or people looking to refresh some of their skills. Located approximately 45 minutes from Vail, this is a great way to experience privacy, Colorado mountains, a working ranch, and fly fishing.


  • Guide/instructor
  • Fly rods, Reels, Flies
  • Access to private land and water

Sample Itinerary

Itinerary subject subject to change due to client preference, time commitments, weather, and skill level

  • 9:00 AM Arrive at Copper Spur Ranch
  • 9:30 AM Fly rod orientation and casting lesson
  • 10:15 AM Fish lower pond for Brook Trout
  • 11:00 AM Fish upper pond for Rainbow trout
  • 12:00 PM Depart

Please Bring

  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Active shoes (no flip flops)


Paige W.


Taking beginner and experienced anglers alike on the guided fly fishing experience of a life time in Vail Valley. Trips can be customized, please reach out if you had something in mind that doesn’t quite fit my offerings!


Wifi (free)
Parking (free)
Fishing access


Copper Spur Ranch

   McCoy, CO

Less than an hour from Vail, CO / Eagle, CO. There is limited cell reception at Copper Spur, but a pin and details of exact location will sent upon booking. Copper Spur ranch encompasses 1,100 acres of land outside of Vail, Colorado and backs up against 20,000+ of remote and hard to reach public land. It is wildly Colorado.

Distance from Denver International Airport: 3 hours by car

Starting at  $200

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          $200.00/person x 1 guest