A-7 Tarryall Creek

By July 21, 2013

Tarryall Creek A-7

Description: Four plus miles of Upper Tarryall Creek, averaging 10 feet in width. Endless bends and runs with deep holes, cutbanks and beaver ponds with excellent cover. Browns are dominant and range to over 16 inches. Easy stream to fish with dries. A tremendous fish population for its size. Great for kids

Location: The ranch is located east of Hwy. 285, south of the town of Jefferson and north of Fairplay in South Park. There are two parking areas off two different county roads servicing the upper and lower sections.

Capacity: Limited to 4 anglers.

To make a reservation call 303-421-6239 or 1-800-524-1814.

Rate Notes:

Rates:
Everyday
Adult
$70.00
Everyday
Adult 1/2 Day
Everyday
Adult Aftn.
$52.50
Everyday
Child
$10.00
Everyday
Youth
$52.50
Everyday
Youth 1/2 Day
Everyday
Youth Aftn.
$39.38

Property Log Book Comments

Great day. Fished from lower parking area with brother, nephew (18) and son (15). Morning was a little slow at bottom part of ranch. They left around 3pm and I stayed till 5pm. We rocked after lunch - especially above the ladder over the fence, through the willow section and up to the beaver ponds. Great hatch of small caddis and yellow sallies. Fished mostly dries all afternoon and got 20-30 fish with a fat 18" rainbow and browns with bulging stomachs between 6-18". size 12 caddis did the trick for me in the afternoon , and brother used #12 prince in the morning with success. great views and nice fish. late afternoon lightening drove me off the property. ~ Paul Westerhoff -- July 8th, 2016

Pretty good day at A-7. We parked at the lower lot and walked to the downstream boundary. We were skeptical because the water was the color of chocolate milk and moving fast. Flows were about max for this property ~55 cfs. But, pink was the color of the day! There were three of us and we all had success on pink san juan worms, pink sowbugs and baetis. You really had to pick your spots to have any chance, up against the banks in the slower moving water is where we had success. We caught 7 browns 8-13 inches, it was a ton of fun and a really pretty property. ~ Brad Rettig -- June 6th, 2016

This was my first visit to A-7 and I loved it. Probably caught 20 fish in less than 3 hours. Started at lower fence below lower parking area and worked upstream to the next fence. Started with stimulator trailing purple BH prince and RS2, which I cut off after slapping myself in the face with a couple 2-inch fry. No need to change rig after that as fish eagerly hit both the dry and dropper. My 3-wt. glass rod was perfect for this water. Largest fish caught were 12-14 inches. Got to the river around 10 and takes were pretty much non-stop until mid-day sun heated up. Left early to beat Sunday traffic, but was rewarded with bull moose siting just past the Kenosha Pass summit. ~ Kathy Kanda -- August 31st, 2015

Taryall a little slow today. Nothing on top and 90 minutes of steady rain at noon. That being said, not too much wind and overall caught about 15 fish on dry dropper. Fished all day with a #14 stimulator and various droppers. #18 hares ear most effective. Fish were in the usual locations - tight to the bank and at the tail end of the bend pools. Probably would have been a good streamer day but I was into fishing drys. ~ ken cohen -- August 6th, 2015

started early, at about 9 AM and the fish weren't moving much. Caught just a couple on a caddis and then quiet until about 11:30 when a sporadic hatch triggered feeding. Caught a half dozen on a #16 yellow stimiulator then got rained on for 90 minutes. When the rain fianlly stopped, fish were feeding intermittently, all on the stimulator. After a half dozen failed droppers, finally just finished the day with the stimmie. Caught about 15 total, all browns, 7-13". Fun day but had to work for the fish. ~ ken cohen -- August 1st, 2015

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