South Platte River Report: Late-January

By: Jan 27, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Things are heating up on the Platte!

Trouts River Report: Pueblo Tailwater

By: Jan 12, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Winter time dry fly fishing? Yes please!

Trouts Guide Service Report: 12/17

By: Dec 17, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The South Platte continues to prove why it's one of your best winter fishing locations. 

Trouts Guide Service Report: 12/2

By: Dec 02, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The good times keep on rolling....as long as you've remembered to bring a few extra layers of clothing. 

Trouts Guide Service Report: 11/4

By: Nov 04, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The Fall really is the best time to be a fly-fisherman!

Who’s Fishing This Weekend- Halloween Weekend Edition

By: Oct 30, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Here are our thoughts on where to head and what to expect this spooky weekend! 

Trouts Guide Service Report: 10/27

By: Oct 27, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
 October is ending on a high note!

Trouts Hosted Trip: Fall On The Bighorn- the follow up

By: Oct 23, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It didn't exactly feel like Fall during the Fall Hosted Trip to the Bighorn. Thankfully the fish didn't seem to mind. 

Trouts Guide Service Report: 10/14

By: Oct 14, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It's been Fall fishing at it's finest lately!

“Chillin” in the Louisiana Marsh

By: Oct 08, 2015 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The idea of “don’t have it, don’t need it” became an overarching mantra of the trip.  

Trouts Guide Service Report: Boxwood Gulch

By: Oct 06, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The weather was perfect and the fish were hungry to say the least last Wednesday. 

Trouts Guide Service Report: 9/29

By: Sep 29, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I don't know who is loving Fall more- the trout or Trouts Guide Service! 

Who Wants To Fish Boxwood Gulch?

By: Sep 16, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Now is your chance to fish this legendary property with Trouts Guide Service!!! ONLY 6 SPOTS REMAIN!

Trouts Guide Service Report: 9/16

By: Sep 16, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The fishing continues to improve along the Front Range!

Trouts Guide Service Report: 9/8

By: Sep 08, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The late summer/early fall fishing has been fantastic lately!

Trouts Guide Service Report: The Perfect Drift

By: Sep 02, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It was a perfect day at the Perfect Drift!!!

Fly Fishing in September

By: Sep 01, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
When it comes to fly-fishing, they say the difference between a good day and a great day is often just one split shot. 

Habitat Enhancements Scheduled for the Dream Stream

By: Aug 28, 2015 | Author: Tucker Ladd
STREAM HABITAT ENHANCEMENTS HAVE BEEN SCHEDULED FOR THE CHARLIE MEYER STATE WILDLIFE AREA FROM AUG. 31 TO OCT. 2 

Trouts Guide Service Report: 8/28

By: Aug 27, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The fishing remains strong across the Front Range! 

Trouts Guide Service Report: Rowdy Trout Ranch- late August

By: Aug 25, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The Rowdy continues to fish fantastic!!!!

Trouts Guide Service Report: 8/22

By: Aug 22, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
fly rod: (noun)- an item commonly used to catch trout, typically seen with a bend in it when paired with Trouts Guide Service!

Trouts Guide Service Report: 8/12

By: Aug 12, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Summertime in Colorado....enough said. 

Trouts Guide Service Report: 8/8

By: Aug 08, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It's been another great week on the water!

Who’s Fishing This Weekend: Early August

By: Aug 07, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Another fantastic weekend of Colorado fly-fishing is at our doorstep!

Trouts Guide Service Report: 8/5 Rowdy Trout Ranch

By: Aug 05, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Come fish this incredible property with Trouts Guide Service!

Trouts Guide Service Report: Granby Ranch

By: Jul 29, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It's been a dry fly paradise on the Fraser River!

Trouts Guide Service Report: 7/24

By: Jul 24, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Don't leave your dry flies at home! 

Trouts Guide Service Report: Willow Creek Ranch

By: Jul 21, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The hopper/dropper bite is on at Willow Creek!

Trouts Guide Service Report: 7/16

By: Jul 16, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The water is on it's way down and the fishing is heating up!

Anyone Going Fishing This Weekend?

By: Jul 10, 2015 | Author: Mitchell Blain
It's looking like another great weekend in Colorado is upon us. Here are my top 5 favorite places to wet a line these next few days. 

Trouts Guide Service Report: 7/8

By: Jul 08, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The good times keep on rolling with Trouts Guide Service!

Last Minute Availability: Rowdy Trout Ranch

By: Jul 07, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Come fish our Exclusive Property this Saturday!

Trouts weekend Guide Report June 30th

By: Jun 30, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Trouts exclusive property Willow Creek was the star of the show this week.

Beaver Island: Sneak Peak

By: Jun 30, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Trouts Outfitting/Communications Manager Kyle Wilkinson is having a little fun right now. 

Trouts Guide Service Report: June 23

By: Jun 23, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Reaping the benefits of private water.

Trouts Guide Service Report: 6/16

By: Jun 16, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The rivers remain high, while our guide's nets remain full! 

Who’s Fishing This High Water Weekend?

By: Jun 12, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The rain is giving Colorado a two day break this weekend, which should translate to " Go fishing this weekend."   

Trouts Hosted Trip: El Pescador- the follow up

By: Jun 10, 2015 | Author: Tucker Ladd
We were about 30 minutes into our first day as our guide Kecho (like “catch you”) quickly decelerated the boat and excitedly yelled “Permit!!!, big school man, big school”.

Trouts Guide Service Report: 6/9

By: Jun 09, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It was another fish filled weekend for Trouts Guide Service!

Trouts Guide Service Report- Late May

By: Jun 05, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Trouts Guide Service spend the last few days of May down at the Dream Stream. The sun was shining and the fish were hungry. 

Trouts Guide Service Report: Rowdy Trout Ranch

By: Jun 04, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The trout are staying rowdy at the Rowdy!

Guide’s Day Off: Cheesman Canyon

By: Jun 01, 2015 | Author: Lee Molvie
With the day off from the shop and no guide trips on the books, Trouts Fly Fishing Guides Mitchell Blain, David Luna and myself decided to head out and get into a little runoff trout action of our own.

Trouts Guide Service Report: 5/28

By: May 28, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It's been a brotherly few days on the South Platte.

Trouts Hosted Trip: El Pescador Lodge- sneak peak

By: May 26, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
From the sounds of it, Belize might be fishing better than Cheesman Canyon right now. 

Trouts Guide Service Report: 05/21

By: May 22, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It's been a wild few weeks of weather around here- thankfully the fish haven't seemed to mind too much. 

Trouts Exclusive Property Report: Willow Creek Ranch

By: May 19, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Just you......and the moose. 

Making It Happen On The Platte!

By: May 15, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Trouts customer Todd Whitfield hasn't been discouraged by the high water. 

Trouts Guide Service Report: Early May

By: May 12, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Another fish filled week has come and gone. Check out a few photos from some of our private waters. 

Trouts Hosted Trip: Bighorn River- the follow up.

By: May 11, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It was a dry fly, drift boat, and fish filled week on the 'Horn to say the least. 

Forget The Flows (and forecast)- Get Out And Fish!

By: May 08, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The fishing remains good around the Front Range. Get out and take advantage of it! 

Trouts Guide Service Report: Spring Is In The Air

By: May 06, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Trouts Guide Service has been keeping busy lately....as in busy netting a whole lot of fish!

Trouts Guide Service Report: 4/14

By: Apr 14, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Another week of great fishing accompanied Trouts Guide Service's latest trips! 

Trouts Guide Service Report: Early April

By: Apr 07, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Baetis, Browns and 'Bows.  The fish are on the feed on the S. Platte!

Trouts Guide Service Report: 3/27

By: Mar 31, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The girls get it done on the South Platte in a BIG way!

Weekend Report: Blue River

By: Mar 24, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
You’ve gotta love springtime in the Rockies! 

Trouts Guide Service Report: 3/19

By: Mar 20, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Despite the cloudy weather and dirty water, the fish were still biting on the South Platte yesterday!

Trouts Guide Service Report- 3/13

By: Mar 17, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Despite the less than ideal conditions, It was a great day in South Park!

Trouts Guide Service Report: 3/10-11

By: Mar 16, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Things are heating up on the South Platte!

Weekend Report: Deckers Solo Session

By: Mar 10, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Dave from the shop decided to take a solo trip to Deckers this past Sunday- just in time to put his camera's auto timer to the test. 

Trouts Guide Service Report: 2/28/15

By: Mar 03, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Learning to fly-fish is always an adventure and guiding people who fall into this “learning” category is without a doubt one of my favorite things to do. 

Trouts Guide Service Report: Deckers In The Blizzard.

By: Feb 24, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Sometimes persistance really does pay off. 

The Guide’s Playbook….Early Spring

By: Feb 23, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I've been told more than once, "Dude, you just gave away the playbook"....well, here I go again. 

Weekend Report: Valentine’s Day At The Big D.

By: Feb 17, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Love was in the air at Deckers this past Saturday. 

Weekend Report: Dream Stream

By: Feb 10, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Remember that McDonald’s commercial from the Super Bowl? 

Weekend Report: South Platte and the Orvis Recon

By: Feb 03, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
You gotta want it...

Fly Fishing In February

By: Feb 02, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It's a new month out there folks....read on to become 500 words the wiser.

West Slope Retreat Follow Up: Frying Pan/Roaring Fork

By: Jan 25, 2015 | Author: Cody Hoeckelberg
Cody was able to sneak out of the big city for a 3 day retreat in Basalt. From the sounds of it, there's still a few hungry trout in that valley. 

Weekend Report: The Birthday Trout(s)

By: Jan 20, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Sometimes you've got to call an audible.

Weekend Report: Deckers

By: Jan 06, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Sometimes you've got to dance with who brought you.....

The Grey Reef over Thanksgiving!

By: Dec 24, 2014 | Author: Kevin Cooke
American's were not the only thing eating over the Thanksgiving holiday!

Weekend Report: Deckers

By: Dec 16, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The big ones are biting at Deckers!

Weekend Report: Deckers

By: Dec 09, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Another day at the big D.....

Black Friday Float Trip: Colorado River

By: Dec 03, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Black Friday....more like Brown Friday

Fly Fishing in December

By: Dec 01, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If you're not heading to the ski hill, head to the river! 

Weekend Report: Cheesman Canyon

By: Nov 25, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Sometimes you've gotta go with the (lack of) flow.....

Gone Fishin’: Trouts Blue River Follow Up

By: Nov 17, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
You gotta love it when the Boss says "Let's close the doors and go fish!"

Fly Fishing In November

By: Nov 05, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It's a great time to be a fly-fisherman in Colorado!

Trouts Guide Service Report: Granby Ranch 11/1

By: Nov 03, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The fishing is grand at the Granby Ranch! 

Battle On The Bighorn

By: Oct 29, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Late October. Bighorn River Montana. 4 days to do nothing but fish....This is gonna be good. 

Sight Fishing is On Right Now!

By: Oct 25, 2014 | Author: Kevin Cooke
The weather is going to be amazing this weekend, get out and sight fish!

Trouts Guide Service Report: 10/18

By: Oct 20, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The sunny conditions at Deckers this weekend meant one thing.....let's go sight fishing! 

Trouts Guide Service Report: 10/13

By: Oct 14, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The sun was shining and the fish were hungry at Deckers yesterday!

Trouts Guide Service Report: Granby Ranch 10/5

By: Oct 06, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It was Fall fishing at it's finest this weekend at the Granby Ranch! 

Fly Fishing In October

By: Oct 02, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
October.....it just feels good to say. 

Pop Tarts, Pictures and a Pig

By: Sep 25, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The other day I approached our owner Tucker with an idea.

Cheryl and The Boss go Fishing

By: Sep 20, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Back in college I made the mistake of leaving a birthday card from my mom out on the kitchen counter, which inevitably found its way into the hands of my roommates.  Unfortunately my mom's nickname for me was divulged, beginning what would become my new moniker for my roommates and friends alike.  Luckily that name has since died been reserved for my mother once again, but the memories of said episode will always be a fond memory of my younger years. Let's face it, we all have...

Exploring the Buffalo River - Jackson, WY

By: Sep 20, 2014 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Exploring the Hoback, Snake and Buffalo Rivers is a must for any fly angler and it's only 8 hours away.

Trouts Guide Service River Report- September 15th

By: Sep 15, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Trouts Guide Service was on the water this weekend and the fish were hungry!

Livin’ It Up On The Frying Pan

By: Sep 13, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The Green Drake Diet. The Frying Pan River has been on fire lately. 

Fly Fishing in September

By: Sep 11, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
September will be a great month for fly fishing in Colorado. What to expect and where to go this month!

Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula 8/16 - 8/24

By: Sep 04, 2014 | Author: Rick Mikesell
As to be expected, the fishing was phenomenal, the scenery spectacular, and the wildlife abundant.

End of August Colorado Float

By: Sep 03, 2014 | Author: Kevin Cooke
A day on the Colorado with weather, is one you will always remember.

“Set…Fish On!” - Colorado River 8/22

By: Aug 23, 2014 | Author: Kevin Cooke
When an old friend from out of town calls and wants to go fishing, you go! 

Trouts Guide Service River Report- High Flows and Happy Fish

By: Aug 11, 2014 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Trouts Guide Service has been on the water every day this week and the reports coming in have been nothing short of outstanding. It's not always a guarantee that a guide will be grinning ear to ear by the time we reach August, however this has definitely been the case this week. 

Trip Report - Float Fishing the Colorado River

By: Jul 11, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
With Baby Ladd due to makes it's grand debut in roughly 4 weeks, the wife and I decided to head to the High Country for a couple days of float fishing on the Colorado River.  

Southwest Colorado Fishing Update - July 2014

By: Jul 05, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Our friends down at Duranglers in Durango, CO recently sent us a detailed summary of fishing conditions for the month of July.  Sounds like an ideal time to get down south and enjoy some great summer fishing, check out the report for yourself! Durango July Fishing Report June has come and gone and with it, a month of unreal fishing has passed.  Not to worry, July is the high point of our summer fishing season and it continues to be great in our small slice of fishing heaven....

Trip Report - Fishing Cheesman Canyon at High Water

By: Jul 03, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Being creatures of habit, it's understandable that anglers sometimes have a hard time adjusting to change.  We get used to seeing and fishing rivers during certain conditions, and when these conditions change it can be difficult to adjust how you're fishing to remain productive.  This scenario has proven particularly true this year with the abundance of water flowing through our States rivers and steams, all thanks to a record snowpack from the winter season.  This in...

Late June - Fishing Report for Cheesman Canyon

By: Jun 30, 2014 | Author: Kevin Cooke
The South Platte River below the Cheesman Reservoir is still a little high but extremely productive at the end of June. Cody and I took a trip up to Cheesman Canyon yesterday and fished for most of the afternoon. When we fished the river the water was at 520 cfs but the clarity was excellent and we could see fish moving around as we hiked. After hiking for about an hour, we scoped out a few holes and decided to pull our Sage fly rods out to try our luck.     We both set up our...

Trip Report - Colorado River with Vail Valley Anglers

By: Jun 27, 2014 | Author: Kevin Cooke
  Quick Stats: River: Colorado River (Pumphouse Recreation Area to Rancho Del Rio) Flows: 2,800 cfs - Colorado River at Kremmling Clarity: Chalky Brown, 6-12” of visibility near the banks Insects Observed: Pale Morning Dun, Stone Flies Guides: Rob Waters, Bryant Compton with Vail Valley Anglers   The coffee was already on when my alarm hit at 6:30am, thanks to my father who flew out with his fiance from the West coast to join Kaily and I on a...

Fishing Report: The Eagle River

By: Jun 26, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The above photo and following text correpsondence was received this afternoon from an unnamed anger: "Uhhhh the Eagle is RiDICULOUS!!  We boated at least 30 all on dbl dry rigs.  I guess last night was the first they keyed into the caddis hatch." Full translation not provided, but we think you can get the general idea. Give the shop a call for more up to date river reports from across the state.  With runoff in it's final days, fishing is starting to explode across the...