Trophy browns & bows.
Dramatic high desert setting.

A nationally renowned tailwater that fishes
an unbelievable 365 days a year!

Quality Water Section

The Quality Water stretch of the Juan boasts prolific midge and blue wing olive hatches. The number of large trout is truly staggering, and it’s no wonder that the San Juan is considered one of the best trout fisheries in the world.

Middle Section

The middle stretch of the San Juan River is home to high numbers of smaller fish with some true beasts lurking amongst them. A great way to escape the crowds of summer, and a great float for younger anglers to get a lot of action.

Lower Section

The lower float on the San Juan covers 9 miles of private ranch land and is a remarkable trip. Less anglers and more water make this the perfect combination for those anglers looking for a little more solitude. 


  • Private Water

    Lower Section (Float Only)
    One or two anglers.

    4hrs $425
    6hrs $495
    8hrs $545

    Add a third angler (wade only) for $100


  • Quality Water

    Float or Wade
    One or two anglers.

    4hrs $425
    6hrs $495
    8hrs $545

    Add a third angler (wade only) for $100


  • Magic Hour

    Float or Wade: 6pm – 8:30pm

    One or two anglers $415
    Three anglers (wade only) $465


  • Jeremy with Heads Up FlyFishing, CO was our guide for a fishing trip on our anniversary trip on the San Juan River. He was truly a professional guide. We caught plenty of fish, were safe, and found many fun things to talk about while on a day-long fishing trip!
    Excellent anniversary trip on the river
    Heather T
  • We had a most enjoyable and educational fishing trip! Rob Peper was our guide and we couldn’t have asked for a better experience! Rob was very knowledgeable, experienced, friendly, and patient. Caught a nice Brown Trout and couldn’t have been happier!!!
    Fantastic fishing trip!
  • Jeremy is the consummate professional fly fishing guide! A true pleasure to spend time with on the river and very knowledgeable. He will get you into some great fishing!
    San Juan fly fishing
    Martin Jaspovice

Stream Gauge:
San Juan River near Archuleta

From the Water: San Juan River