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. 

This Is What It’s All About…...

By: May 25, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Good friends. Good fishing....and a little Trouts Guide Service action. 

Happy Memorial Day from Trouts Fly Fishing!

By: May 25, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY! If you're not out on the water, stop by and see us! 

Saturday Repost:Why Don’t Saltwater Anglers Use A Net

By: May 23, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Watching our owner pack/organize his gear for his trip to Belize- which starts today- I guess you could say I've got saltwater on my mind. 

Friday Video Distraction: El Pescador Edition

By: May 22, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Seeing as how our owner is heading South tomorrow on a Trouts Hosted Trip to El Pescador Lodge in Belize, the topic for today's video was an easy one. 

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. 

Casting & Cocktails ft. Sage Fly Rods- TOMORROW NIGHT!

By: May 20, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
We look forward to seeing you all tomorrow night at Wash Park! 

Trouts Exclusive Property Report: Willow Creek Ranch

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

7 Tips For Safe Wading This Season

By: May 18, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Check out our top 7 tips for staying safe and staying upright when wading during runoff.

The Ultimate Montana Fly Fishing Giveaway

By: May 15, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Don't miss out on this amazing package worth over $5000.

Friday Video Distraction: We’ve Got A Streamer Problem Edition

By: May 15, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
From the sounds of it Craig, MT is in need of an intervention. 

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. 

Don’t Forget- Casting & Cocktails ft. Sage Fly Rods- Next Thursday!

By: May 14, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
We're a week away! Make sure sure your plans include stopping by Wash Park next Thursday.

The Konnetic Connection: Ft. Jerry Siem

By: May 13, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Sage's Jerry Siem gives us the skinny on the difference between the One, Method, and Salt series of fly rods. 

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. 

The Deadly Half Dozen

By: May 12, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
No matter where you're headed during these next 4 weeks, these flies are sure to produce.

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. 

Be Prepared - Backups are Important!

By: May 09, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Always bring a backup!

And The Winners Are…...

By: May 08, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Tim Hochstetler and Patrick Utley!

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! 

Simms Factory Tour: The Follow Up

By: May 07, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
During my trip to Montana last month, one part of the 2200 mile roundtrip included swinging by the Simms factory in Bozeman. 

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!

Video Gear Review: Simms Pro Wading Staff

By: May 05, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If you're in the market for a new wading staff, the search is over. 

Fly Fishing In May

By: May 04, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If you haven't been on the water lately, you probably ought to ask yourself "Why?"

Saturday Repost: 5 Sports (other than fishing) That Will Make You A Better Angler

By: May 02, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Here's an interesting little piece from a man I was fortunate enough to spend a day fishing with last week in Montana. 

Friday Video Distraction: Salty Simms Edition

By: May 01, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
We've been keeping it pretty 'trouty' with these lately. Time to switch it up. 

Sunday Repost: 7 Tips To Get Your Kids Interested In Fishing

By: May 01, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I know this will strike a chord with many of our customers......and several of our employees.

What A Fly Rod Needs To Do

By: Apr 30, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Frustrated with your fly cast? Needing a little help dusting off the cobwebs after storing away the skis for good? Then watch this 2 minute video from the Orvis Learning Center. 

Casting and Cocktails - Winston and Scientific Anglers

By: Apr 29, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Let's kick things off with a bang tomorrow night! Winston rods, Scientific Anglers Fly Line Challenge, cold beverages....what more do you need?

Review a Product - Win a FREE Guided Trip!

By: Apr 28, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Review your favorite product on TroutsFlyFishing.com and be entered to win one of two FREE Guided fly fishing trips.

The World Of Trout: first ever Trout Congress to take place 7/26-31, Bozeman, MT.

By: Apr 27, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
As if you needed another reason to plan a trip to Montana in the summer. 

Saturday Repost: America’s Most Endangered Rivers

By: Apr 25, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Compliments of Kirk Deeter/Tim Romano over at Field and Stream's FlyTalk. 

Friday Video Distraction: Orvis Recon Edition

By: Apr 24, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Seeing as how a few of us are at the Orvis Guide Rendezvous in Montana as we speak- with some Recon's along side- this seemed all too fitting. 

Hit The Trail This Spring!

By: Apr 23, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Think outside the boat. Sometimes, two feet can get you where two oars can't.

Trouts Fly Fishing: Your NEWEST Orvis 101/201 location!

By: Apr 22, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Trouts Fly Fishing is PLEASED to announce we are now your NEWEST location to participate in Orvis 101 and 201 classes here in Denver!

Trouts Guide Spotlight: Kyle Wilkinson

By: Apr 21, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
We sat down with Trouts Outfitting/Communications manager, and fly-fishing guide to learn a little bit more about his life that typically involves a fly rod in hand.

Video Gear Review: Tacky Fly Box

By: Apr 20, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The Tacky Fly Box is one of the hottest new fly boxes to hit the market recently. Read View-on to find out why. 

Saturday Repost: Don’t Ride The Brakes

By: Apr 18, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I decided to do some digging for this weeks repost and found a very applicable one for the season we're entering.  

Friday Video Distraction: Bighorn Edition

By: Apr 17, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Seeing as how a group of 6 lucky Trouts customers are currently en route to the Bighorn River for our hosted trip, a little footage from this legendary river only seemed appropriate. 

The Things They Carried: Bighorn River- Trouts Hosted Trip Edition

By: Apr 16, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I'm not sure a river in Montana exists that I don't have a soft spot in my heart for. 

Casting & Cocktails- Season Opener Tomorrow Night- CANCELLED- Rescheduled for Thursday 4/30

By: Apr 15, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Due to the weather forecast for tomorrow, Casting and Cocktails will be rescheduled for Thursday April 30th. Same time. Same place. 

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! 

What’s In My Pack: Kevin Cooke

By: Apr 13, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Let's take a look inside that Fishpond Westwater Sling Kevin has been toting to the rivers lately....

Saturday Repost: Get Your Seam On

By: Apr 11, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Here is a short and sweet article that is very applicable to fishing this great state and beyond. 

Friday Video Distraction: Belize If You Please Edition

By: Apr 10, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Let's head south this week to Belize for our Friday Video Distraction. 

Who’s Fishing This Post-Easter Weekend?

By: Apr 10, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Hopefully the Easter egg dye has finally worn off your fingers and the pastel sweater vests are put away for another day. It's time to head to the river and bring your Baetis! 

Don’t Forget! Casting and Cocktails kicks off next week!!!

By: Apr 09, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Spring has finally arrived and that means one thing- another year of Casting and Cocktails is about to commence!

And The March Photo Contest Winner Is…...

By: Apr 08, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The Lahontan Cutthroat takes the prize. 

The Countdown Is On: Daniel Galhardo, founder TenkaraUSA TOMORROW NIGHT!

By: Apr 08, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Don't forget to stop by the shop tomorrow night for an in-store presentation by Daniel Galhardo, founder/ceo of TenkaraUSA!

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!

Blue Wings On The Brain: The Refresher Course

By: Apr 06, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Last Fall I wrote a piece about Blue Wing Olives (Baetis) mayflies. Additionally, you may have noticed I've been mentioning this little bug a lot lately in my fishing reports. The trout are really keying in on them right now, and in case you missed this article during the last go-round, here it is again for a little refresher. 

Fly Fishing And Tapping Into Your Subconscious

By: Apr 04, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
This is sure to put a little smile on many of your faces. You know those times where you're in "the zone" when fly-fishing? Science may have just proven you really are. Whether it be making a cast expecting to get a bite, or perhaps setting the hook on a fish, only to think "I don't even remember seeing my indicator move". This certainly doesn't happen every single time I go fishing....but when it does, it sure is awesome. 

Friday Video Distraction: Summer Time And The Livin’s Easy Edition

By: Apr 03, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Let's keep it rolling with the homemade Colorado footage! 

Join Trouts For TACO TUESDAY!

By: Apr 03, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Join us this upcoming Tuesday, April 14th for Taco Tuesday. 

The Problem With Pebble: An Interview With Scot Hed

By: Apr 02, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The term "Pebble Mine" has been around for a while now in the sporting community. We sat down with the man leading the charge to make sure Bristol Bay, Alaska remains just that.

Orvis 101 - 5/20 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

By: Apr 01, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Orvis 101 - Wednesday 5/20 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Orvis 101 - 5/6 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

By: Apr 01, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Orvis 101 - Wednesday 5/6 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Fly Fishing In April

By: Apr 01, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Spring has sprung and the gettin' is good!

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!

Save The Date: In-Store Presentation with Daniel Galhardo, founder Tenkara USA

By: Mar 30, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Join us as we welcome in TenkaraUSA founder Daniel Galhardo into the shop for an in-store presentation! 

It’s that time of the ‘quarter’ again…..

By: Mar 29, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Colorado Cutthroat, Pennsylvania Browns, NorCal Steelhead, Clyde vs. the Bighorn, How Grayling Will Return To Michigan, Page Six Chicks, plus MORE!...cutest Yellow Lab puppy you'll ever see in your life not included. 

Time

By: Mar 28, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
By: Jesse Robbins. 

Friday Video Distraction: Off The Beaten Path Edition

By: Mar 27, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The weather this weekend is looking perfect to get out there and make it happen. 

Only a few days remain in our March photo contest!

By: Mar 27, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Hitting the water this weekend? Make sure to bring your camera along. It's going to be tough to win some new waders without it.

Trouts Guide Spotlight: Scott Dickson

By: Mar 26, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
We recently sat down with Trouts Guide Service Head Guide, Scott Dickson to chat about, you guessed it.....fly-fishing. 

Gear Review- Fishpond Hookjaw River Tool

By: Mar 25, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Check your tippet. Built in line cutter. Crack a cold one. The Fishpond Hook Jaw River Tool is the ultimate accessory for when it's time to get the boots wet. 

Weekend Report: Blue River

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

New Rental Gear Is In Stock!!

By: Mar 23, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
My oh my...look at all the Gore-Tex.

Back By Popular Demand: Learn The Basics Of Fly Fishing April 1st

By: Mar 21, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Due to the growing popularity with this class geared towards beginning anglers, Trouts will now be offering our Learn The Basics class TWICE a month. 

Friday Video Distraction- Bow To The King Edition

By: Mar 20, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Oh, and don't 'trout set'......

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!

Have You Redd It?

By: Mar 19, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
What Exactly Happens During "The Spawn"?  

Gear Review- Fishpond Headgate Tippet Holder

By: Mar 18, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
New for 2015, Fishpond gives us the latest and greatest in the world of tippet organization.

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!

Friday Video Distraction: Spring Is In The Air Edition

By: Mar 13, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Looks like we're staring down another great weekend to be in the Rockies. Get out there and catch some fish!

Class Is In Session: Private Casting and Fly-Tying Lessons

By: Mar 12, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Let Trouts help you become the best angler you know!

2015 Fishing Licenses Now On Sale

By: Mar 11, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I'm not really sure there's any way to add a creative element to this post....

Learn The Basics Of Fly Fishing- March 18th-SOLD OUT!

By: Mar 11, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
We are currently sold out of spots for our Learn The Basics class next Wednesday the 18th. Our next scheduled Learn The Basics will be Wednesday April, 15th. 

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. 

Get Your Rig Right: Pegging An Egg

By: Mar 09, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Pegging an egg can be a very effective and efficient way to target fish from Fall through Spring. Here's how to do it the right way. 

Exposing The Effort To Seize America’s Public Lands

By: Mar 07, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
We as sportsmen should all be concerned about this. A little lengthy, but worth the read. 

Friday Video Distraction: Faceless Edition

By: Mar 06, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If your plans include fishing this weekend, this is sure to get you fired up. 

Who’s Fishing This Weekend?

By: Mar 06, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Given the weather we've been dealt these past few weekends.....these next few days are looking pretty darn pleasant. 

Checked Out A Fly-Fishing E-Zine Lately?

By: Mar 05, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I'm sure the answer is "No" because you've been too busy reading my blogs. 

Join The Trouts Team

By: Mar 04, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Always wanted to work in the fly-fishing industry? We're still accepting applications for several positions!

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. 

Fly Fishing In March

By: Mar 02, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Is it seeming weird to anyone else that we’re less than a week away from daylight savings time, yet it feels like Winter is just finally deciding to show up? 

4 Tips For Becoming A Better Guide

By: Mar 01, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Since the guide season is kicking off, how 'bout a little reflection on being a fishing guide. 

The Errant Cast

By: Feb 28, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Let's face it....we've all been there. (photo courtesy of Louis Cahill) 

Friday Video Distraction: Take A Road Trip Edition

By: Feb 27, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I've never met anyone who claims to have taken too many fly-fishing road trips.

Okay fine….maybe I’ll add Pyramid Lake to the list.

By: Feb 27, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Trouts customer Ryan Hartman has had some decent fishing lately...

Take A Picture. Win Some Waders.

By: Feb 26, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It really is that easy. 

Trouts Hosted Trip- Isla Holbox Tarpon Lodge

By: Feb 25, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Join us as we head South in search of one of the most iconic game fish to pursue with a fly rod!

Trouts Guide Service Report: Deckers In The Blizzard.

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

Congratulations To Simms On Winning It’s First Bassmaster Classic!

By: Feb 23, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Simms Pro Bass Angler Casey Ashley wins the World Championship of bass fishing on Lake Hartwell. 

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. 

Friday Video Distraction: Colorado Winter Edition

By: Feb 20, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Given the forecast for this weekend, a winter themed, Friday afternoon video seemed appropriate. 

We’re Hiring! Join The Trouts Team.

By: Feb 20, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Trouts is currently looking to fill two full-time positions. Click to learn more and come be a part of the team! 

Join The Trouts Guide Service Staff!

By: Feb 19, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Interested in being a part of one of the most knowledgeable, professional and respected guide staff’s in the Rocky Mountains? Trouts Fly Fishing is currently looking to hire several professional fly-fishing guides for the upcoming 2015 season.