The Colorado River runs 1,459 miles throughout the United States, coursing through seven U.S states including Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada and two states in Mexico. It is the principal river of the Southern Western United States and Northwest Mexico.
The Colorado River mostly runs southwest across the Colorado Plateau and through the Grand Canyon before reaching Lake Mead on the Arizona-Nevada line. When the Colorado River reaches the Arizona-Nevada line it then veers south toward the Border of Mexico. Once the river reaches Mexico the Colorado River approaches the Colorado Delta. The Colorado Delta is the region where the river flows into the Gulf Of California. The Colorado Delta is a part of a larger geologic region known as the Salton Trough.
The Colorado River stretches more than 1,400 miles. A great place to visit the Colorado River for Fly Fishing is in Kremmling, Colorado just 1 hour from the popular destination of Summit County, Colorado. This stretch of the river is perfect for anglers to visit frequently because there is plenty of different locations for casting flies.
The Colorado River flows right through the Nevada and Arizona border near Laughlin and Bullhead. From here you can fish on the river or fish in the popular area of Davis Dam. A largemouth bass, maybe, or a rainbow trout. Channel catfish, black crappie, walleye and striped bass are all popular catches.
The Colorado River is the perfect location to float through the Gore Range and cast flies from a fishing raft with a guide to help you make the most of your time.