South Platte Outfitters

Deckers, Colorado


Rates for standard fly fishing guide services

2 Anglers full day with lunch $350.00

1 Angler full day with lunch $280.00

2 Anglers 1/2 day $240.00

1 Angler 1/2 day $195.00

( All above guided trips are "Walk & Wade" )

Trips include all flies, tippet, weights, indicators

Guide Gratuity is not included in the above rates

Rental equipment, chest waders & boots, rod & reel are available at a 50% discount when being guided

Waders & boots = $7.50/day

Rod & Reel = $5.00 / day

Due to our experience, we only allow a ratio of 2 anglers per guide - additional guides will be added at a discounted rate for parties greater than 2, please call for those rates.

If you bring your own gear, we suggest chest waders (not hip boots) 9' 4 or 5 wt rods with a good leader (if you don't have a leader, you can pick one up at the shop) - we take care of the rest

You will need some type of eye protection, we suggest polarized sun glasses (we have a great selection at the shop - none more than $25.00) - hat, sunscreen, rain gear - in winter, spring & summer be prepared for radical weather changes - cold to hot, sun to rain

Cancellation policy

2 weeks notice = no charge

7 days to 14 days = 1/2 charge

Less than 7 days = full charge

We will do our best to book your reserved guide, &, if we can, the charge for late cancellations will be dropped - please understand that once our guides are booked, they are unable to fill that date - and when cancelled , they lose a date that can't be replaced - they can't afford that lost date


Licenses can be obtained at our shop upon check in

(cash only for all lic. transactions)

1 day = $9.00, additional days are $5.00, 3rd day = $15.00, all others $5.00

5 day = $31.00

Resident annual = $36.00

Non Resident annual = $66.00

Please Bring cash for all license transactions and Guide Gratuity

Depending on section fished, for full day trips, lunch will either be stream side picnic style or a Bar-B-Q on the screened porch at the owners River Front cabin

Check our weekly Fishing / River report for great package deals on river front cabins & guided trips - We are the only Outfitter that offer both on the Tailwater sections of the South Platte River - from the headwaters at the Continental Divide, until she pours into Denver



2012-2013 Rates

(December 1st thru February 28th- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Check in at Flies & Lies at 10 a.m., then head to our River Front cabin for

grilled steaks, eggs, potatoes, toast, juice & coffee

Then down to the river for a few hours of Winter Nymphing

1 angler, 1 guide = $200.00

2 anglers, 1 guide = $250.00

3 anglers, 2 guides = $350.00

4 anglers, 2 guides = $375.00

Relax, chow down & Prepare your gear at our Mountain Cabin in front of a warm fire



Fish along trips - $125.00 (price is for 1 or 2 anglers)

("Fish Along" trips are not available or recommended for beginner or novice anglers)

These are 1/2 day trips where the angler(s) spend 4 hours with one of the guides - on his or her "day off". The guide will be fishing right along side of you, making suggestions on techniques, presentation, pattern selection, reading the water, etc.


This is an excellent way for the experienced angler to get a feel for the incredibly challenging, but productive tail waters of the South Platte River


Private Water

South Platte Outfitters has access to private sections of the river system. These sections require additional rod fees above the standard guide rates. Price depends on the section selected. Private water is not available for "Fish Along" trips.



** River front guest cabins **


** Winter 2013 / 2014**

Cabin & Guide Special

December 1st Thru February 28th

2 anglers, 2 nights in our river front guest cabin "Bernies" and a 1/2 day guided trip

Total price = $300.00

( $150.00 per Angler )

Change the standard trip to

" Breakfast & Nymphing "




Located adjacent to the owners cabin - directly on the river with incredible views - extremely clean - w/d, dishwasher, sat TV, 1 br with 2 doubles, decks over the river - check the weekly fishing report for current rates and package deals. - this is one sweet cabin

March 1st thru Oct 31st

(Winter rates for 2013 / 2014 posted in October 2013)

# of Guests / Nightly Rate/ Weekly Rate

1 = $125.00/ night= $750/ week

2 = $150.00/ night = $850.00/ week

3 = $170.00/ night= $950.00/ week

4 = $190.00/ night= $1,050.00/ week

Pics can be viewed at



2 bedroom, 1 bath loft space above the shop - fully equipped, dish washer, washer dryer, huge back deck, across the street from the river - Queen in 1 br, 2 singles in the other, gas grill with propane provided, extremely clean, fully equipped kitchen - you just need food, clothes & fishing gear


# Guests --------Per night

1 --------------------$75.00

2 ------------------$100.00

3 -------------------$125.00

4 -------------------$150.00



Sweet river view cabin with direct river access

1 br, Pull out Queen sofa, sleeping porch

Fully remodeled, but with a rustic Pine Bark sided exterior

River Rock fireplace with a wood stove insert, fully winterized

Sat TV system, Full tiled bath, nice River View Deck

This place is great, real cozy Mountain feeling

1 guest = $100.00, 2 Guests = $125.00, 3 Guests = $150.00, 4 Guests = $170.00


Cancellation policy on all cabin reservations

more than 2 weeks no charge

less than 2 weeks, but more than 7 days 50% charge of quoted rates

Less than 7 days 80% charge of quoted rates

If we can re-rent the cabin(s), then that income will be deducted from cancellation fees


Weekly rates are available

*** Guided Trips & Cabin Packages are available ***

Just give us a call or send an e-mail with your request

*********************************88888***************************************************************************Call303-303-647-2237 for current rates and availability


Introductory classes

" 2013 Schedule T.B.A."

Our "free" "introduction to Fly Fishing" Summer class schedule for 2010

All classes will require a reservation & will be held at our River Front Shop "Flies & Lies"

Saturday classes will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the following dates


Please call or e-mail for availability & reservations


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