CMC's Denver Fly Fishing Section
 
Photo Gallery - Front Range Fishing
(1882-1920)*
  

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Big Thompson River, CO (1909)

Stanley Steamer automobile in Big Thompson Canyon on Loveland to Estes Park road; man fishing.
 
 
North Fork of the South Platte, Ferndale, CO (1891)

A man fly fishes past the town of Ferndale, in Jefferson County.
 

 
Cheesman Reservoir, CO (circa 1905)

A man and boy fish from a boat near the dam in Cheesman Lake in Douglas County. Dam construction materials are in the background.
 
 
South Boulder Creek, CO (1904-1913)

View of fisherman, with woman on bridge. Area then reached via Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway; Moffat Road. Note the formal attire.
 

 
North Fork, South Platte River, CO (1900-1920)

One man fishing in Platte Canyon possibly near Glenisle. Summer cottages and cabins dot the hillside. This area parallels modern Hwy 285.
 
 
South Platte River near Peterhead, CO (1900-1920)

Colorado and Southern Railway narrow gauge tracks in Platte Canyon shows Peterhead (an early railroad station), about two miles east of Buffalo.
 

 
Williams Fork River, CO (1882-1900)

View of a man fishing on Williams Fork River in Grand County south of the town of Parshall.
 
 
Colorado River, Grand County, CO (1875-1900)

Stereographic view of Grand River (now the Colorado) near Hot Sulphur Springs.
 


*  B&W images & their descriptions are courtesy of the Denver Public Library's Western History/Genealogy Department
in conjunction with the Colorado Historical Society.


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