Welcome to Collegiate Peaks Chapter!

The Collegiate Peaks Chapter of Trout Unlimited works in the upper Arkansas River Valley in central Colorado. The chapter has over 300 members. Its projects run from doing habitat restoration and stream access maintenance to advocating for responsible public policies, and working with a variety of agencies on conservation projects. We offer fly fishing classes, a middle school enrichment program called “Stream Explorers”, have a womens’ group called FlyGals, and sponsor youth fishing derbies. Volunteers put in over 3,000 hours/year. The chapter also provides $9,000 annually for scholarships.

We are also working on an education facility, the Ecosystem Learning Center (ELC), on the banks of the South Arkansas river.

Take a look at our brochure.

Also, please support our sponsors and donors!

Upcoming events

  • Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 6:30 pm at Mt. Shavano Manor: BoD Meeting, Mt Shavano Manor, Salida Read more

  • Banquet Committee meeting on Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:00 pm at Mt. Shavano Manor: The 2018 Caddis Festival Banquet & Auction is scheduled for May 5, 2018 at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds. In order for this major fundraiser to be successful, we need a team of chapter members to help plan the event and to volunteer during the Caddis Festival. If you’ve helped before, we need your help again! If you haven’t helped before,... Read more

  • Strategic Planning meeting 2018 on Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:00 am at Mt. Shavano Manor: Planning 2018. Read more

For a complete list of events, including all our meetings, please check our Calendar page.


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