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Diamond Arrow Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout

Carbondale, Garfield County, Colorado, United States of America

4 Anglers Maximum

Basic Access: $150

Cutthroat Subscriber Access: $125

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Camping Available: $50

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This is a beautiful ranch with access to over 1 mile of the world famous Roaring Fork River. The property also includes access to 1.5 more miles of creeks and 2 stocked trout ponds. Fish range from 12-16″ with the potential for the occasional 20″ or bigger trout. Fly fishing doesn’t get much better than this. A seventh generation bald eagle family calls the canopy of this property home. The ranch is located only 5 minutes from downtown Carbondale. Camping is also permitted here. River access is easy for people of all ages. Folks with mobility issues won’t have any problems.

Please allow up to 2 business days for booking confirmations.

Due to livestock and other concerns, dogs and other pets are NOT permitted on this property.g

Camping, prices are per person/per day. Camping is dispersed camping. please practice “leave no trace” principles and pack out all trash. You will need to supply your own water.


Features and Amenities

River Data

5-Day Weather Forecast

40℉ / 34℉

37℉ / 18℉

37℉ / 22℉

34℉ / 15℉

32℉ / 19℉


Reviews (25)

4.9 out of 5.0
Service 5.0
Value for Money 5.0
Location 5.0
Cleanliness 4.8
  • Bill Leuchten
    October 31, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    Nice water and very accessible on both sides. Surprisingly fish were not hanging in the deep aquarium like pools but in non-descript un-fishy looking water. Some nice 16 inch fish all caught nymphing with small nymphs. The pond was filled with huge trout but really did not want flies as they were pellet fed and really were waiting for the pellet machine to start feeding. A pellet fly would work just fine I assume.
    I would recommend this property.

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  • Jason
    September 13, 2022 at 11:59 am

    Great property. Hooked into a good number of 16-18in Browns and Rainbows in the riffles. They all took stubby chubby and rs2 flies. Had to go to 4x tippet to bring in the fish in the riffles. Great property, landowner was friendly and helpful. Easy to get to from Carbondale and 70. Will fish here again.

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  • Chris Wheeler
    July 29, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    Three of us fished this property early in the week. We only had the afternoon to fish, but it was a great experience. The property owner Had was very polite and helpful and provided us with the tour and boundries. This section of the Roaring Fork has it all; deep holes, pocket water, riffles, and nice bank fishing. The flows were low enough to venture out and hit different parts of the river. We landed several fish in the 18″ range on dry, dry dropper, and deep nymph rigs. Our time did not allow to fish the ponds, but we plan to return and give it a go on the lunkers that live there. Bug spray was a must!

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Value for Money

Anglers, choose how you want to experience RareWaters!

We work directly with our landowners to provide you with amazing fly fishing experiences. Choose the experience that’s right for you!


  • Skip the crowds at public fishing locations
  • Book any of our properties in exchange for a daily access fee
  • Pay as you go access fees starting at $125 per angler per day
  • Experience adventure, serenity and world-class fly fishing


  • Enjoy the perks of being a Cutthroat Subscriber
  • $25 off daily access fees for you and guests
  • Receive river flow and weather reports for every trip
  • $25 of your subscription is donated to Trout Unlimited


It’s simple. You just pay as you book. Anyone can book our locations! Property access starts at $125 per angler per day. Subscriptions aren’t required but Cutthroat subscribers enjoy perks like $25 off every booking and river reports for each trip. Spend more time on the water and let us worry about the rest!

Landowners have at least 1/2 mile of river, stream or creek running through their property. Each property is vetted by RareWaters staff to ensure a premium fly fishing experience.

Right now, we’re focused on the Western United States. But don’t worry, we plan to list properties in other states soon. Our goal is to provide you with new water access no matter where you’re traveling.

We offer subscriptions to all anglers. Subscriptions offer anglers discounted rod fees, priority booking and more. $25 of every subscription is donated to Trout Unlimited, our partners in conservation.

After we receive your payment, RareWaters sends anglers a detailed property map including directions and GPS coordinates. We strongly encourage all anglers to save the GPS coordinates into their smartphones before leaving cell service. Google Maps is our preferred app for directions.