Colorado Kayaking and Fly Fishing

Annual Spring Kayak Swap and Sale April 18-20, 2014!

This is a great way to purchase everything you need for boating whether you are shopping
for NEW or USED! If you have gear to sell, please bring to the shop by
Thursday, April 17 to get your stuff listed for sale. You get 100% store credit
for what you sell or 80% cash! Plus, everything in the store will be 10% to 50%
off!! Most of our new 2014 gear has arrived (with more arriving daily) so be
sure to explore everything!  We are proud
to bring you all the newest. 

Join the 2014 GOALS Vertical Challenge April 5, 2014!

This is GOALS (Get Outside and Learn Something) largest fund raiser of the year,
and its' success depends entirely on the people who participate! They are aiming

Rod Building Classes this Jan and Feb 2014 at GRS!

Golden River Sports is offering a custom fly rod building class for the upcoming months.  Classes will be 2-4 hours long.  The first series will be offered Jan 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 and 31.  The second series will be offered Feb 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, and 21.

Devin Olsen is BACK to Teach European Nymphing Oct 11 and 12, 2013!

Join Fly Fishing Team USA

Fall Clearance Sale Going On NOW thru Oct 13, 2013!

Now that the flood waters are receding (kayaking and fly fishing are still GREAT), it's time for our annual Fall Clearance Sale at Golden River Sports!
Whether you are a kayaker, SUP, rafter or fly fishing guru, now is the time to shop. These are our lowest prices of the year as we prepare for new inventory 2014 arrivals. Explore the lists below!  Read more...

Flood Victims - We Can Help!

Did you lose your kayak, SUP or fly fishing gear in the flood? Come see us. We can help with DEEP discounts on our inventory clearance items and we would be honored to help.

Golden River Sports has EXPANDED!

Yes - it IS finally official! Golden River Sports has expanded into the space next door to our current space at 806 Washington Avenue.  The work is complete and excitement is growing.  Check out some of our progress photos.

Welcome to Golden River Sports!

We are a locally owned fly fishing and kayak retail shop located in historic downtown Golden, since 2004. We are just minutes away from the Golden’s Whitewater Kayaking Playpark Course and the “Golden Mile” fishing habitat on Clear Creek. Our staff are all fly fishing experts and kayakers themselves and take pride in helping you with all your equipment needs. We can help prepare you for your adventure whether you are off to some extraordinary destination or headed down the street to play. We live, eat, breathe and play on the rivers!

Golden River Sports, Golden Colorado

Golden River Sports has developed close relationships with our manufactures and vendors and we carry only the finest products. We specifically choose companies that stand behind their products so you have the best customer service before, during and after your purchase. We will help you choose the right kayak or fly fishing equipment based on your ability and experience so you have the perfect gear when you hit “The Great Outdoors.” At Golden River Sports, we know the time you spend on the rivers and in the hills of the Rockies is a magical time and we strive to share the wonders of these places with you through our knowledge and experience.

If you are new to kayaking or fly fishing or just looking for information on demos, rentals, repairs, upgrades, instruction or guided trips, stop in or be sure to contact us so we can help you choose what’s right for you.

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Buy Golden Week March 14-23, 2014!

For the
second year, Buy Golden is mobilizing Golden Residents to shop at Golden
businesses first. It has been proven that small shifts in consumer habits can
have BIG impacts on local economies. Although Golden’s economy is strong during
the summer months, it needs a boost in the spring to keep vital, so we've
proclaimed March 14 - 23 to be Buy Golden Week. 
Funds generated during Buy Golden week are invested back into the
community and helps to preserve our history and provide funding for all the

March 2014 Fly Fishing Deals!

Buy two dozen
flies, receive a dozen of equal or lesser value for FREE! 

Buy any
rod/reel combo and receive a FREE one hour casting lesson.

Umpqua tippet
and leader – buy 2 get one FREE!

Buy any
guided fly fishing trip for one and get 20% off or book for two and get a third
person for free!