Rifle Gap Reservoir

Starting at $300 | 3 - 7 Hours | Lake, River | 1 - 4 People
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Species

Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye

Techniques

Jigging, Sight Casting, Trolling

About Your Trip

Rifle Gap Reservoir is a 350-acre hidden gem located in the high desert of western Colorado. Situated nicely between Grand Junction and Glenwood Springs it is only three hours west of Denver. Its weedy, aqua blue water is home to a number of different sport fish including Northern Pike, Smallmouth, Walleye, Rainbows, Brown Trout, and Perch. At just 6,000 feet above sea level it enjoys a long open water fishing season, the boat ramp is open from April 1st through October 31st. Fishing for all species can be phenomenal depending on the time of year. It is one of the only places in the state you can catch Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, and Trout in the same day!

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer: Lund Impact
Year Built: 2019

About Your Guide

Whether you prefer fishing for Northern Pike, Walleye, Lake Trout, Rainbows, Browns, Largemouth, Smallmouth, Tiger Muskie, Salmon, Panfish, or a combination Connor can arrange a trip for you. As lead guide of his outfit, he strives to make every fishing trips as dynamic as possible, targeting an assortment of species and teaching you a variety of fishing techniques. It is not unusual to catch four to six different species and a few trophies in a full day. He can also teach you a myriad of techniques: how to cast, troll, jig, and even flyfish all in a single outing.

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Reviews

Dale E

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July 24, 2021

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Fishing


What do you do when you have a bored Grandson with you for two weeks. Take him fishing with Connor! We had a blast my grandson still talking about out fishing grandpa! Thanks so much was a fantastic time!

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!

In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

Amenities and Information

Water Type

River, Lake

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Weather

You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Fish Cleaning

No cleaning service provided.

Beer

No beer allowed.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Live Bait

No live bait provided.

Lunch

No meal provided.

Gear & Packing

Provided

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Snacks/Beverages (NO ALCOHOL), Appropriate clothing (ask your guide), A cooler with ice if you plan on harvesting fish, Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, A fish-catching attitude!

Required Items

Valid Colorado Fishing License

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find out more about licenses here.

Start Location

Rifle Gap Reservoir, Colorado, USA | Bodies of water fished: Rifle Gap Reservoir

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