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Old 06-07-2010   #1
 
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Which river to float in Colorado?

I'm looking to do a unguided raft trip in Colorado that has great scenery and great trout fishing. It would be a 3 day 2 night trip, nothing over class III rapids though. Any ideas??

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Try Utah. We're full.

Besides, the fishing sucks in CO and there are no class III rivers.
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You just described the A and B section of the Green in Utard.

Camp at either of the Grasshopper campgrounds and wade fish for a day...that's a nice 3 days of floating and fishin'.
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Try Utah. We're full.

Besides, the fishing sucks in CO and there are no class III rivers.
classic. all those pesky tourists are just too much for the good captain. a nice cup of tea, earl grey, hot, would go a long way right here.

seriously though, go to pumphouse with seven million of your closest friends. otherwise theres not much else out there. mesa canyon. northgate. a multi day ark trip. kolorado kant kwite kompare to Utah or Utah North as far as multi days go.....
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Gunnison Gorge, world class fishing and class III with a hike in which can be tough for rafts but fits the bill for scenery and camping.
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