Trophy trout await you on many of our leases on the North Fork of the South Platte. To book a day on Boxwood, Long Meadow, North Fork Ranch, or the Meadows, call the Blue Quill Angler (303-674-4700) and we’ll gladly assist you.
14 Day Forecast: Look for spring run-off to prevail
Tips and Other Information: The North Fork is extremely high and muddy. It’s still fishable, but it is tough fishing. You’ll need to fish with brightly-colored flies and target the edges.
Effective Patterns:#16 Red and pink San Juan Worms, #8-#10 MOPS, Squirmy Worms, #10 Pat’s Rubber Legs, #12 Chamois Leeches, egg patterns, and other brightly colored patterns and flashy beadheads.
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About Boxwood Gulch
This section of the South Platte River is one of Denver’s premier fishing destinations Located only 1.5 hours drive from DIA. Winter or summer, the fishing is great! If you need a guide for an angler’s first fishing trip or a place large enough for a corporate adventure, Boxwood Gulch is the perfect location. This property owned by Dan Mauritz is managed for trophy trout fishing. The club house is located just 100 feet from the stream and has a bathroom, microwave, heated main area with tables and couches to rest on and get out of the elements if it is cold. The outside patio area is complete with tables and chairs and several BBQ grills.This is the perfect property for corporate groups od 6 or more anglers.
Over nine species of trout call these waters home including: Rainbows (50%), Browns (30%), Cuttbows (20%), Snake River Cutthroats, Brookies, the elusive Palomino Trout plus various species of Steelhead. Big flies work well and feeding can be aggressive in this stretch of water. Watch out for rising fish! With little less than one mile of private water to fish, anglers have the advantage of not bumping into other fisherman. The river usually runs 50-200 cfs, but can reach 900 cfs in June.
Water fees (rod fees) to fish this property do not include the Blue Quill Angler Guide Fees Give us a call at 800-435-5353 to check availability and rod fees
With groups of 8 anglers or more we also try and reserve the Longmeadow property just upstream.