Walk-In

This is the stretch of Colorado River that leaves Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and enters Grand Canyon National Park.   You are literally fishing the headwaters of the Grand Canyon.

The Walk-In stretch of water is the area of the river that offers easy drive up access.  Drive to the river near the boat launch or park and hike across the big gravel bar to access the area near the “Big Rock.” This is the most productive area of the Walk-In stretch (about a mile long) and, depending on the water flows, can be easy to wade and provides a huge variety water and fishing situations from classic pocket water to flat runs mixed with some swift riffles. This stretch of river holds thousands of healthy wild rainbow trout and can be fished 365 days a year.

This fishery is considered one of the most beautiful places to fish in the U.S. Not only are you fishing in a spectacular setting, but you will also have the opportunity to encounter some of the most incredibly healthy native rainbow trout to be found anywhere. Many opportunities await you at the Walk-In.  This is big water and can be intimidating, but it is also equally rewarding. Visit Lees Ferry Anglers Fly-Shop, located 9 miles from the Navajo Bridge, at Cliff Dwellers Lodge. It is here that you will find a helpful and knowledgeable staff dedicated to providing you with the best information to help you maximize your fishing experience while visiting this section of  the Colorado River.