Welcome to Montrose Anglers

Formerly – Toads Guide Shop
 

Join the community of avid fly fishers at Montrose Anglers!

Ready to get started fishing the gold medal waters of Western Colorado? Montrose Anglers is your one stop fly shop for everything you need to fuel your passion!

Experience fishing the magnificent waters around Montrose, Colorado: the Gunnison, Cimarron, Uncompahgre, and San Miguel rivers. Whether you are a novice or experienced angler, stop by Montrose Anglers to learn something new and grow in your love of the sport.

We can help you choose the best fishing equipment for your budget and skill level. Plus, we’ll recommend the best fishing spots to try so you can explore the natural beauty around you during your trip.

We carry quality flies from premier suppliers along with everything you need for a experience packed full of beautiful Rainbow and brown trout.

Ready for a guided trip?

Come along and join us for an adventure packed excursion through gold medal waters with Colorado’s best backdrop, the San Juan Mountain range.

Fly fishers from novice to experienced, from locals to visitors from all across the country come to Montrose Anglers to be supported, educated, and guided into a greater love of the sport.

We accommodate all levels and learning styles, treating each person with patience, hospitality, and professionalism.

Our greatest joy is seeing our passion transform the experience of fly fishing for others!

 

Your Fly Fishing Adventure Starts Here

Equipment

Our centrally-located Main Street shop offers all the top brands you expect, including: Orvis, Ross Reels, Abel, Umpqua, MFC, Howler Brother, Echo, and Rainey’s. Our helpful and supportive staff are ready to meet your needs and answer your questions so that you can have the best experience on the waters. Our fly shop carries the best selection of flies on in Western Colorado! We also offer spooling services and will handle all of your warranty claims on your equipment.

Education

We are building a community of fly fishers, and you are invited to be a part. Join us for an educational workshops designed for all levels and genders, to increase your knowledge of fishing, fly tying, bugs, and more. Get accurate and current information on local waters on our Fishing Reports page. When you like our Facebook page, you’ll never miss another update on the waters, conditions, workshops, specials, and more.

Guides

Whether you are flying into the Montrose-Telluride Airport looking for a great story to tell your friends back home, or a local wanting to expand your experiences fishing the surrounding waters, you’ve come to the right spot. Take a fishing adventure trip with our experienced guides on public and private lands, giving opportunity for unexpected discoveries in the breathtaking wilderness. Advance reservations are always encouraged, but stop by even if you have a free afternoon at the last minute. We offer half-day and full-day trips to Ridgway’s Pa-Co-Chu-Puk and the Double Diamond River Ranch on the Uncompahgre. You won’t be disappointed!

Meet Your Experienced Guides

Caleb Egbert

A native to the Lone Star State, then moving to Montrose, Colorado in 2013, Caleb found a passion in fly fishing. Caleb has widened his horizons in the sport with becoming an avid fly tier and learning the local waters. From tricking selective eating tailwater trout or throwing streamers for trophy fish, Caleb wants to serve you as a guide or to answer any questions to make sure you enjoy your time on the water.

Nolan Egbert

Nolan, owner of Montrose Anglers, is a native of the great state of Colorado. From an early age Nolan has always had a love and appreciation for the best our great state has to offer: our majestic mountains, fabulous rivers and unmatched quality of living. When the opportunity that allowed for his love for family, coaching, and fly fishing to come together, he pursued it. He brings a great passion for fly fishing, learning, doing things right, community and excellent service to the anglers of our area.

Tadd Fore

A native of Arkansas, Tadd has enjoyed the spoils of the famed Norfork and White Rivers in the Ozark Mountains where big rainbows and browns abound. Even more so, Tadd’s extensive history with species like smallmouth bass provide him the versatility to meet your needs as a guide or in choosing the best gear for you at Montrose Anglers.

Whether you are buying a rod, reel, strike indicator or on a guide trip, it is our desire you feel a unique sense of integrity and are always warmly welcomed. Montrose Anglers will work diligently to earn your respect and trust as your go to fly shop.

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Location:

309 E Main St
Montrose, CO 81401

Phone:

Business Hours:

Monday – Friday: 10AM to 5PM
Saturday: 9AM to 5PM
Sunday: Closed

Location:

309 E Main St
Montrose, CO 81401

Phone:

Business Hours:

Monday – Friday: 10AM to 5PM
Saturday: 9AM to 5PM
Sunday: Closed