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Browns Canyon Fly Fishing
Rapids Rating: III-III+

Browns Canyon Fly Fishing Trips with Noah's Ark in Buena Vista, Colorado

Fly fishing trips on Colorado’s longest stretch of Gold Medal trout waters through Browns Canyon National Monument.

Float Trips

Our Arkansas River fly fishing float trips allow fishermen to cover long stretches of water not easily accessible by foot. Fishing from a raft allows the fishermen to cover more water, exploring long runs, deep holes, and everything in between that this magnificent fishery has to offer. Investing in a guided float trip will leave you free to experience the beauty, wildlife, adventure, and epic fishing that await you, while our guides do the work.

Walk and Wade Trips

Walk and wade permits for fly fishing on the Arkansas River are rare, and Noah’s Ark is thrilled to offer one of the only guided trips available. Beginner fly fisherman? Enjoy a day learning, wading, and fishing through the Arkansas River’s Gold Medal Waters with your guide. Experienced fly fisherman? Join us chasing brown and rainbow trout amidst the beautiful 14,000 foot mountain peaks. Our guides work to get you in the best waters, at the best times of day, for the best fly fishing trip experience.

We are fishing this spring! Book your Walk-N-Wade Fly Fishing trip as soon as April 1st!

Half Day Walk and Wade: 4 hours

Full Day Walk and Wade: 8 hours

Adults Half Day: $435 (up to 2 anglers)

Adults Full Day: $595(up to 2 anglers)

Class III-III+ rapids

2 anglers per boat

Adults: Morning Trip: $695(up to 2 anglers)

AfternoonTrip: $770(up to 2 anglers)

Class III-III+ rapids

2 anglers per boat

Adults: $1270 per boat. (Third angler costs a second boat)

Class III-III+ rapids

2 anglers per boat

Adults: $2520 per boat

Fly Fishing Trips
Starting at $435
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Full Day Float
  • Morning Check in: 7:30 AM
  • Afternoon Check in: 2:00 PM
  • Anglers: 1-2 per boat
  • Rapids: Class II-III+
  • Meals: Sack Lunch or Dinner
Evening Float & Gourmet Dinner
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Anglers: 1-2 per boat
  • Rapids: Class II-III+
  • Meals: Gourmet Dinner
Half Day Walk and Wade
  • Check in: 7:30 AM & 1:00 PM
  • Anglers: 1-3 anglers per guide
  • Meals: Not provided
  • Time: 4 hr day
All Day Walk and Wade
  • Check in: 7:30 AM
  • Anglers: 1-3 anglers per guide
  • Meals: Lunch
  • Time: 8 hr day
Overnight Fishing Float
  • Check in: 1:00 PM
  • Anglers: 2 per boat. (Add a third angler for half the cost of a second boat)
  • Rapids: Class II-III+
  • Meals: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

Fly rods, flies and necessary equipment, safety equipment. Wader and boot rental options available.


Colorado fishing licenses (can be purchased online at Colorado Parks and Wildlife).


8 years old


8 anglers


Known for its world class fishing, the Arkansas River is a clear freestone fishery running through Buena Vista, CO. The Arkansas River is home to the largest continuous section of Colorado’s Gold Medal Trout Waters, winding through Brown’s Canyon National Monument with 102 miles of Brown and Rainbow trout fly fishing.

Noah’s Ark fly fishing offers high-end, seasoned, and professional fly fishing guides, equipment, and service to help you seize every opportunity fly fishing on the Arkansas River has to offer. Whether you are a beginner fly fisherman or experienced, our guides will provide a day of Colorado fly fishing you will never forget. We provide the guidance, planning, and attention to detail that are necessary for the fishing trip of a lifetime.

Events & Weddings

We  have openings for events this October and we are booking weddings for fall and 2024