Blue Quill Angler Fly Fishing Store

During your Colorado fishing vacation, you must stop at Blue Quill Angler, a fly fishing shop in Evergreen CO that has served fly fishing enthusiasts since 1988. Colorado fishing lodges are available for your Rocky Mountain fishing vacation that provide the comforts of an Evergreen hotel with the rustic appeal of a log cabin. Colorado Bear Creek Cabins is your fly fishing home away from home.  

What if I have never been fly fishing?

Blue Quill Angler provides an award-winning fly fishing guide service that is led by the best fly fishing guides in Colorado. The fly fishing guides are professionals who have a passion and love for fly fishing. Every guided fly fishing trip is unique, and the expert fly fishing guides will help every person achieve a specific goal on each excursion. The experienced staff will tailor your guided fly fishing trip to be exactly what you are looking for.

Can I learn how to fly fish?

Blue Quill Angler offers fly fishing classes in their Evergreen Colorado retail store. The expert fly fishing guides will teach and train you on rivers from the South Platte river in Denver CO to the Colorado river through Gore Canyon. You can learn to fly fish regardless of your skill level. Blue Quill Angler has classes for fly fishing newbies to fly fishing experts. They also have classes for women and kids.   

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Can I rent fly fishing equipment?

Blue Quill Angler provides the very best fly fishing equipment that you can rent for your own expedition or with a guided tour. They have flies, fly tying material, fly rods, fly boxes, gear bags, waders, accessories, clothing and footwear. Why fly with all that gear when you can rent top quality fly fishing equipment at Blue Quill Angler.   

Will I catch a fish?

Catching a fish is not guaranteed, however, the expert fly fishing guides at Blue Quill Angler know the best spots for successful fly fishing. With their expert instruction, it is highly likely that you will catch a fish.

woman fly fishing

Are there women-only fly fishing classes?

One of the best classes is the women’s introduction to fly fishing, which is a beginning course for women only. Blue Quill Angler teaches the basics at their store in Evergreen CO, and the class is completed with a day on the river with the instructor. For more information, click here.  

Where can I find current fishing reports?

The experienced fly fishing guides at Blue Quill Angler visit the local Colorado rivers and streams on a regular basis. They share successful tips, techniques and effective fly patterns for each location so that you can choose the best spot for fly fishing. For the most current fly fishing report, click here.

Your Colorado fishing vacation will be an unforgettable experience when you get to sleep in a log cabin at Colorado Bear Creek Cabins, one of the best Colorado fishing lodges in the area.

Corporate Retreats and Team Building Events at The Wild Game

Colorado Bear Creek Cabins is proud to announce a partnership with The Wild Game in Evergreen CO for hosting corporate retreats and team building events. Colorado Bear Creek Cabins provide a Colorado cabin experience with the comforts of an Evergreen hotel and lodge. Your guests will enjoy staying in the mountain creek cabins nestled along Bear Creek, while The Wild Game provides the meeting space for corporate events and team building activities. Read more ›

Red Rocks Concerts

When you are lodging in Morrison Colorado, you must visit Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre. Red Rocks Amphitheatre is a geological phenomenon because it is the only naturally-occurring, acoustically-perfect, open-air amphitheatre in the world. Some of the biggest acts in history have played at this historic venue including The Beatles, U2, Sting, Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, and more. Read more ›

Rocky Mountain Fishing

There are many Rocky Mountain fishing opportunities for catch and release fly fishing on Colorado Bear Creek and Evergreen Lake, as well as big lake fishing on other Colorado lakes, some of which offer ice fishing in the winter. Colorado fishing is a chance to catch 35 species of both warm and cold water fish. You can fish for Rocky Mountain rainbow trout in a cool stream or troll for walleye on the plains reservoirs. Colorado has 6,000 miles of streams and 2,000 lakes and reservoirs for Rocky Mountain fishing.

When you are lodging in Evergreen, there are many places to fish near Evergreen. Here is a list of some of the best places to fish in Denver area.

Evergreen Lake

Bear Creek

Cherry Creek State Park

Chatfield State Park

Standley Lake

Clear Creek Canyon

South Boulder Creek / Eldorado Canyon

Rocky Mountain National Park

Horsetooth Reservoir

Boyd Lake State Park

Carter Lake

When you are lodging in Evergreen at Colorado Bear Creek Cabins, get the best of Rocky Mountain fishing on Bear Creek with fishing equipment from Blue Quill Angler. Find the updated fly fishing report here.

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Historic Downtown Morrison Colorado

The historic town of Morrison Colorado sits at the bottom of Bear Creek canyon and is most famous for Red Rocks Amphitheatre, a natural concert venue surrounded by giant red rocks. Historic downtown Morrison features a small main street that is filled with restaurants and quaint shops. If you are lodging in Morrison or just visiting for the day, there are many things to do and see. Here are some of the highlights of Morrison Colorado. Read more ›

Best Ski Tips for Colorado

At Colorado Bear Creek Cabins, we offer a unique Evergreen Colorado vacation rental for your Colorado ski trip. Just like a hotel in Evergreen, our Colorado cabin rentals are comfortably rustic lodging for your next ski trip.

At Colorado Bear Creek Cabins, we recommend Loveland Ski Area. It’s family friendly, affordable, and best of all, it’s the closest major ski resort to our cabins. It’s a 45-minute drive during good weather and traffic. Our Colorado cabins offer Loveland Ski Area lodging for you and your family.

Are you ready for skiing? Here are some tips to prepare for your Colorado ski vacation.  Read more ›

#1 Mistake to Avoid When Booking Travel Online

Most travelers, whether they are seasoned or just planning an annual family vacation, will go online to start their planning. For both seasoned travelers and infrequent travelers alike, the #1 mistake to avoid is not looking at reviews. It seems simple, but reviews can be complicated. For example, are self-published reviews on the property’s website valid? What about the validity of reviews on travel websites like TripAdvisor, Expedia,, Yelp, etc.? If you search these websites, which site is best for your type of travel? How do you evaluate the reviews when they differ from website to website for the same property? Read more ›