CMC's Denver Fly Fishing Section
 
Photo Gallery - Western Colorado Fishing
(1870-1935)*
  

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Royal Gorge, Fremont County, CO (1870-1890)

A man sits and fishes the Arkansas River near Canon City. Note the narrow tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande Railway.
 
 
Rio de Las Animas, CO (1880-1890)

View of the Needle Mountains from Animas Canyon, San Juan County. A man stands on a fallen tree to fish in the river.
 

 
Cebolla Fishing Resort, Gunnison River, CO (1880-1900)

Two people overlook Cebolla, in Gunnison County with Denver and Rio Grande Western train below.
 
 
Fryingpan River, Nast, CO (1900-1919)

View of two men & one woman; reached via Colorado Midland Railway. Woman fishes stream in skirt, with men & canvas creels.
 

 
Crystal River, CO (1880 - 1890)

Men fish near road, probably in Pitkin County. Mount Newman and Crystal River Railroad tracks are visible.
 
 
Taylor River Block Camp, CO (1904)

Men, women, girls and boys pose in front of a log building with strings of trout on Clark's Ranch in Gunnison County.
 

 
Hotel Atchison, State Bridge, CO (1905)

Log frame building with sod roof & cabins. Note the fish stringer.
 
 
Gunnison River, Gunnison County, CO (1922-1935)

View of a man wade-fishing in the Gunnison River.
 


*  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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