Cutthroat Anglers


Since fishing is only half of your trip up to Summit County, here are local picks that we highly recommend to ensure your fishing trip is the best.



In Summit County you will find vacation packages priced in almost any price range from the do-it-yourself camping trip to the ultimate in luxury spas and five star hotels. Treat yourself to the good life with the clean, cool mountain air as you are pampered at a world-class resort.

Summit Peaks Lodge

Located in close proximity to Cutthroat Anglers and capable of handling large groups. (309) 721-4715


Historic Ski Tip Lodge

The Ski Tip Lodge, perched on the edge of the White River National Forest, is just a shuttle ride away from more than 3,100 skiable acres at Keystone Ski Resort and boasts a AAA Three-Diamond rating.


Hotel Frisco

Mark and Mary invite you to experience the Summit County at its best from the comforts of the Hotel Frisco. A quaint inn with the finest amenities.(800)-262-1002 / (970)-668-5009.


5 Diamond Lodging

Mike and Julie Charneskie are long-time residents of Summit County, and offer some of the finest rental properties in and around Dillon, Silverthorne, Frisco and Breckenridge.  Check out their website at



In Summit County you'll find unique menus featuring rustic cuisine, fresh seafood, Nuevo Latin, Tuscan Italian, and local and classic favorites.

  • $10 and under = $
  • $11 - $15 = $$
  • $16 - $25 = $$$
  • $30+ = $$$$

$$$ Kickapoo Tavern

"If you search for restaurants in Keystone, Co, Kickapoo Tavern is the best apres' ski bar & grill restaurant in Keystone Resort. Located directly at the base of Keystone Mountain in River Run Village, you'll find the best burger in Summit County, a convenient location, an affordable and diverse menu, a kid-friendly menu, and great customer service!"


$$$ Dillon Dam Brewery

Dam Good Beer, Dam Good Food and Dam Good Fun. An award-winning Brew-Pub serving affordable lunch, dinner, and hand-crafted beers. Summer patio, live bands, kids menu, wireless internet, brewery tours, To-Go, and souvenirs. (866) 326-6196 / (970) 262-7777. (Lunch - $)


$$ Blue Moon Bakery

Blue Moon is a great place to grab some breakfast or have your lunch made to order for a day on the river.


$ Pika Bagel Bakery

The locals choice for a great morning bagel! Located centrally on Main St., it’s all about atmosphere so sit on the patio and enjoy. (970) 668-0902


$$ Backcountry Brewery

Brew pub, restaurant and pizzeria all in one. Enjoy the outside deck for a happy hour appetizer or the 15ft. salad bar for a tasty light dinner. (970) 668-2337. (Lunch- $)


$$ The Boat Yard

A local's favorite, where they specialize in contemporary American cuisine including Mediterranean, Southwestern, Pacific Rim, and Traditional American. Great deck and fun atmosphere. (970) 668-4728.

$ Butterhorn Bakery

Another long-standing favorite of both locals and visitors. Known for wholesome, reasonably priced food, where everything is homemade daily. Savor your breakfast or lunch inside or outside on the patio. (970) 668-3997.


$$ Arapahoe Café

A traditional cuisine favorite preferred by locals. The service is great, the menu names are creative (Arapahuevos Rancheros, Hans and Franz Power Breakfast, etc.) and eavesdropping on the other tables will fill you in on local politics. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served daily. (970) 468-0873. (Breakfast and lunch - $)



If you are spending extra time in our area, or have non-angling family members, Summit County offers plenty of additional activities. No matter what your interest, time frame, age, or desire on the active scale, there is bound to be something adventurous, family friendly, or educational for you to enjoy.


Downhill Mountain Biking (Keystone)

Boasting some of the country's best downhill mountain biking along hundreds of world-class trails, the Keystone Bike Park has something for everyone.


Snow Cap Dog Sledding

Snow Caps is a family-run kennel dedicated to sharing the wonderful sport of mushing to visitors and locals of Summit County, Colorado.  They share a passion for dogs and hope to pass that enthusiasm on to their guests through informative, exciting, and fun tours.  Their experienced staff makes sure you get the most out of your visit with them!




You will find a wide variety of services in the area to make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable. Each one has been researched in order to provide you with the five star quality that you deserve while vacationing in our majestic mountains.


East West Body Work and Massage Therapy

EastWest is located in serene Frisco, Colorado. Surrounded by the beautiful Rocky Mountains, EastWest is a tranquil escape where RELAXATION and HEALING unite. EastWest provides a truely unique bodywork and massage experience in Summit County. Unparalleled dedication to enhancing whole body health through the highest quality bodywork and massage await you.