The Ultimate Montana Fly Fishing Giveaway

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

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. 

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!

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.

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. 

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....

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. 

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!

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. 

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! 

Where’s All The Fly-Fishing Gear Gone?

By: Feb 18, 2015 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Another reason to support Made In The USA

Hatch Limited Edition: Turneffe Atoll Trust Reel

By: Feb 11, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Hatch Outdoors proudly debuts it's Limited Edition 7 Plus reel benefitting the Turneffe Atoll Trust. We sat down with the man behind this project, Hatch Co-Founder John Torok to learn a little more about this great reel, and more importantly, this great cause. 

Welcome to THE CURRENT

By: Jan 30, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Who We Are. What We Do. What We're About. 

F3T: The Follow Up

By: Jan 28, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Well.....that was a good time.

2015 F3T World Premier- Tonight!

By: Jan 24, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
This ranks up there with birthdays and daylight savings time in the Spring!

The Wait Is Finally Over!

By: Jan 21, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I think many of you will agree...the wait was worth it.

Only 5 Days Left Until The 2015 F3T World Premier!

By: Jan 20, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The countdown is on and the cheapest tickets in town are still at Trouts!!!

Fly Fishing Show- January 9, 10, 11th!

By: Jan 02, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Trouts Fly Fishing will be there and consider yourself warned....we've got big plans.

2015 Fly Fishing Film Tour Tickets Are In!

By: Jan 01, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Come and Get 'Em! 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year….

By: Dec 29, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Or perhaps I should say 'quarter'.

Fly Fishing Film Tour- January 24th!

By: Dec 27, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Once again, the Fly Fishing Film Tour will be making it's 2015 premier in Denver!

TroutsFlyFishing.com partners with Avantlink

By: Nov 25, 2014 | Author: Kevin Cooke
TroutsFlyFishing.com has partnered with the Avantlink Affiliate network!

Competitive (Trout) Fly Fishing- Would It Ever Work?

By: Nov 16, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
What are your thoughts on competitive fly fishing? Here's an interesting article where Kirk Deeter shares his thoughts.  

Scientific Anglers Frequency Fly Lines

By: Nov 13, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It's time to get a little bang for your buck...

Project Healing Waters & MSLBMDA present 2014 Fundraiser Brewfest

By: Nov 06, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Like Beer And Supporting A Good Cause?  Then this event is for you! 

The St. Vrain and Big T are still feeling the effects of last years flood.

By: Oct 31, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Interesting article from the Coloradoan about the state of the Big Thompson and St. Vrain. 

Best Fly Shop of 2014? - All we need is your vote!

By: Oct 27, 2014 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Now is the time to vote for your favorite fly shop.

Hank Patterson: Reel Montana Adventure The Movie

By: Oct 22, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Let it be known- Everyone's Favorite Fishing Guide Is Coming Out With A Movie

Fishpond 2015 Sneak Peek

By: Oct 18, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Looks like 2015 is going to be another good year for our friends over at Fishpond. 

Product Spotlight- Fly Fishing Belize

By: Oct 15, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The long awaited book from Jim Klug is finally in!

Fall Simms Closeouts - Now Available

By: Oct 14, 2014 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Trouts Fly Fishing is pleased to announce the official Simms Closeout list to make room for Spring 2015 product.

Water Conservation Day A Success!

By: Oct 13, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It was a great day at H20 Car Wash this past Saturday!

Look What Just Arrived!

By: Oct 09, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I know at least a few of you will be excited about this....

Water Conservation Day- This Saturday 10/11!

By: Oct 08, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Protect A River! Wash Your Car! 

Brown’s Canyon in HD

By: Oct 07, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Check out this visual treat filmed in Browns Canyon. Just don't blame us if it makes you want to head south. 

The Greenbacks/Fishpond End Of Summer BBQ

By: Sep 18, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Fly rods, good beer, good BBQ, all while supporting a good cause.... sounds like my idea of a good time!

Bristol Bay- Take Action Now!

By: Sep 17, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The EPA official public comment period ends Friday at 8pm Alaska time. Act Now!

Hatch Professional Series Fly Lines, Leaders & Tippet

By: Sep 13, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Premium fly lines, leaders and tippets, offered by the industries leading reel manufacturer.  I'll take two please.  

Colorado Sportsman for Browns Canyon

By: Sep 11, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
There are a few issues that will forever resonate with the morals of anglers, two of which being the preservation and access to our nations fisheries. 

RIO’s New Fly Line Selector App

By: Sep 05, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts has long believed that fly lines are one of the more under appreciated and represented pieces of fly fishing gear today. 

Product Spotlight: Lamson Remix and Liquid Reels

By: Sep 04, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Waterworks-Lamson debuts their brand new and totally redesigned Liquid and Remix fly reels. 

What Others are Sayin’ - the New Simms Freestone Wader

By: Aug 29, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Photo Credit: Louis Cahill While we would like to think that we are the definative word on all things fly fishing, we know that this just isn't the case we accept that our customers appreciate the thougths of others.  Louis Cahill over at Gink & Gasoline recently posted a great article on the new Simms Freestone Wader set to hit the market mid-November.  You can read the entire piece here, though we will offer what we thought was the most relevent part: "Simms has, for many...

303 Shootout and Casting & Cocktails

By: Aug 18, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
SPACE IS STILL AVAILABLE for our 2nd Annual "303 Shootout" Casting Competition sponsored by Winston Rods, Scientific Anglers, and Howler Brothers!

Connecting You With More

By: Aug 07, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts Fly Fishing is different than most the other fly shops.  Our mission here is to connect you to what you are most passionate about: fly fishing here in Colorado and across the globe. 

Trouts Does Tenkara

By: Jul 03, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
At Trouts Fly Fishing we are always ready to try new things and to introduce our customers to innovative fishing techniques and equipment.  For some time now, Tenkara fishing has been a captivating style of fly fishing.  There is no doubt that the simplicity of Tenkara has a place here in Western fisheries. In effort to explore this style of fishing and introduce our clients, Trouts is pleased to announce that we are now a Tenkara USA dealer.  We now have a wide variety of rods...

New Sage Fly Rod Offerings - available August 2014

By: Jun 14, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
In typical fashion, Sage has raised the bar in fly rod and fly reel technology and design.  In conjunction with the start of the European Fishing Tackle Trade Exhibition (EFTTEX) today, Sage has released their new product offerings for the 2014 season to the public.  Please don't ask me why the European Market gets first crack at this new product; it's a question I have been asking internally at Sage for years.  Nonetheless, here's a sneak peak of new product hitting...

Customer Events: Casting & Cocktails May 22nd

By: Jun 10, 2014 | Author: tlashkari
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South Platte River Clean Up: April 26th

By: Jun 10, 2014 | Author: tlashkari
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New Product Spotlight: Scott SC Cane Bamboo Fly Rod

By: Jun 06, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The Scott SC Bamboo Fly Rod is absolutely a unique rod for us and is radically different from other bamboo fly rods in the market.   You need to see this to believe it.  Trouts Fly Fishing is proud to announce that we have received one of the only Scott SC Cane Bamboo Fly Rods that exist on the planet.   Here is how Rick Mikesell put it after casting the SC this morning: "This rod is radically different from other cane offerings out there, and after casting it I can see it is...

Flies, Films, and Foam: The Lineup

By: Jun 04, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts Fly Fishing and the Fly Fishing Film Tour are excited to announce the lineup of films that have been chosen for our inaugural “Flies, Film and Foam” event being held June 12th from 8-10pm at the Thin Man Tavern. This FREE film event is sponsored by Costa and Orvis and we will have great raffle items on hand as well – someone is going to win BIG! Without any further ado, here is a sneak peek at some of the eye candy you’ll see next week: Flies, Films and Foam...

Free Trout Unlimited Membership For Women

By: May 28, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts Fly Fishing is a big supporter of Trout Unlimited for a number of reasons.  Why?  Because Trout Unlimited works to protect, conserve and restore Colorado’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds as well as to bring new anglers into the culture of fly fishing and resource conservation. To that end, Trouts would like to help promote a new program that Trout Unlimited has launched to help encourage more women to get involved with TU’s efforts.  Between now and...

Casting & Cocktails May 22nd

By: May 14, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Join Trouts Fly Fishing and Sage Fly Rods and Rio Fly Lines for our legendary Casting & Cocktails Event.  This FREE casting clinic will be held in Washington Park from 5:00-7:00pm on the Southeast corner of the park right at the intersection of Louisiana and Gilpin.  This is a fun event that is geared to help improve your fishing knowledge and skills with the sole purpose of getting you into more fish. And for this event, you will learn a TON about why choosing the right fly line...

Drake Magazine: The Big Year Photo Contest

By: May 13, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Tom Bie releasing a permit - courtesy of the Drake Magazine Tom Bie from the Drake Magazine just stopped into Trouts to get geared up for his trip to Christmas Island.  He’ll be chasing giant trevally and probably seeing a ton of other exotic saltwater species.  We thought this would be a pretty good time to share the Drake’s latest photo contest with the Trouts contingent.  The contest is called The Big Year Contest.  Here’s how it works, courtesy of our...

Cleaning Up The Denver South Platte River

By: Apr 30, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
This past Saturday Trouts joined our good friends at Denver Trout Unlimited and the Greenway Foundation to help clean up the South Platte River and help raise awareness about the $22 million river restoration project that is being launched to help improve our home water.  After the river sweep and clean up, the Greenway Foundation hosted a Ceremonial Groundbreaking where volunteers of all ages from across the city learned how to help improve the urban greenways that surround the South...

Helios 2 Challenge

By: Apr 25, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Here’s the deal: stop into Trouts Fly Fishing between April 26th and May 4th to cast an Orvis Helios 2 fly rod and you’ll get entered to win a trip to Belize, a pair of Silver Sonic Waders or a Guide Sling Pack.  Sound pretty simple?  It is.  The challenge begins Saturday April 26th and we have plenty of H2s in stock to cast.  Here are the official rules and regulations: "The Challenge begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“ET”) on April...

The Double Header: April 17th

By: Apr 17, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Don't miss today's Double Header: At 3:00pm MST join "Ask a Gear Head" sponsored by Simms and you will get a chance to win a brand new Headwaters Guide Hip Pack.  All you have to do is join our Facebook Page at 3:00pm sharp and ask a question.  We'll have our pals from Simms will be online direct from Bozeman, MT to answer your fishing or gear related questions real-time.  For more on this FREE event and how you can win a Simms Headwaters Guide Hip Pack CLICK HERE....

Colorado Fishing Licenses On Sale March 12th

By: Mar 11, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Stop into Trouts Fly Fishing for your new 2014/2015 Colorado Fishing License.  Don't forget: your 2013/2014 License Expires on March 31st, 2014. We can renew your existing Colorado Fishing license beginning tomorrow, March 12, very quickly here at the shop. Or, we can process a new fishing license if you have never purchased one before.   For more information from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, CLICK HERE.  Trouts Fly Fishing is loacated at 1303 East 6th Avenue, Denver, CO...

Join The Trouts Team!

By: Mar 07, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts Fly Fishing continues to grow and we're looking to expand our team.  We're looking for a Seasonal Full-Time Sales Associate to join our dynamic team of fly fishing subject matter experts. The Seasonal Full-Time Sales Associate position at Trouts Fly Fishing requires a passion for the fly fishing lifestyle and an outgoing personality that takes initiative, has integrity and is committed to world class customer service. Full-Time Seasonal Sales Associate Job...

Great News For Bristol Bay

By: Mar 03, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Here is some very exciting and positive news that just was announced by the EPA.  We're now one step closer to protecting Bristol Bay.  Bristol Bay is a one-of-a-kind natural resource and provides the spawning habitat for the world’s largest sockeye salmon, as well as rainbow trout, dolly varden, arctic grayling and four other species of pacific salmon. Here is a brief excerpt from an Associated Press article that appeared in the Washington Post: “The watershed...

Connect With Trouts Fly Fishing

By: Feb 07, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
How do you want to connect with fly fishing this year?  Do you want to try to catch a new species?  Connect with friends? Connect with family? Learn to fly fish? Disconnect from the day-to-day grind?  Let us know how you want to connect this year and the three most intriguing answers we find on our blog Monday morning will each win a signature Trouts Trucker Hat.

The Arkansas River: Gold Medal Fly Fishing

By: Feb 03, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
January was a really busy month for us here at Trouts.  Somehow, we forgot to share this article about the fly fishing prospects on the Arkansas River and the new Gold Medal water designation.  As always, Scott Willoughby from the Denver Post delivers a great piece talking about why this is important for the Arkansas as well as the State of Colorado.  Here is a sound bite: “After years of efforts to repair the impacts of mining pollution from the Leadville area near the...

Special ISE Show Hours: January 16-19

By: Jan 15, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts Fly Fishing will be open throughout ISE weekend.  Our hours of operation here at the shop are as follows: Thursday January 16th: 10:00am-5:00pm Friday January 17th: 10:00am-5:00pm Saturday January 18th: 9:00am-5:00pm Sunday: CLOSED We’ll also be at ISE Show Thursday through Sunday.  Stop down to see us as we will have the new 2014 Simms line of boots, waders, and apparel, Scott Fly Rods, and a ton of packs and other equipment.  You can also sign up for our...

Casting For Cash

By: Jan 08, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
CASTING FOR CASH - SATURDAY JANUARY 18TH Trouts Guide Service Presents the 3rd Annual Casting For Cash Competition International Sportsmen's Exposition - 7:00pm   This previously underground event is being opened up to the public for the first time.  Shoot it out with some of the best fly casters in Denver as well as some of the best guns in the industry.  This unsanctioned/unofficial event is in its third year running and a lot of fun.  Not only does it give...

2014 Fly Fishing Film Tour - Tickets Now Available

By: Jan 06, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Tickets for the 2014 Fly Fishing Film Tour in Denver, CO are now available at Trouts Fly Fishing and our online store. You can check out some of the videos that will be included at F3T below. Trouts is a long time sponsor of the Fly Fishing Film Tour and the 8:00pm show usually sells out a week before the show – get your tickets sooner rather than later. Tickets can be purchased online or at Trout's Fly Fishing on 6th Avenue, directly in-between Cherry Creek and Downtown Denver....

Your Year In Photos: Winner!

By: Jan 02, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Doug Hensel Photography - Photo by Kyle Carroll and submitted by Doug Hensel -  "Gunnison valley... roll casting..." The results are in!  The response to our “Your Year in Photos” photo contest sponsored by the Drake Magazine was overwhelming.  This was our biggest photography contest ever.  The voting, as always, was super close. We’re happy to announce that the grand prize goes to: Doug Hensel Photography - Photo by Kyle Carroll and submitted by Doug...

Join Trouts At The Fly Fishing Show January 3-5

By: Jan 02, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
IT IS NOW... OFFICIALLY... SHOWTIME! January is fly fishing and outdoor adventure showtime here in Denver.  Find Trouts Fly Fishing at the Fly Fishing Show Friday January 3 through Sunday January 5th at the Denver Merchandise Mart.  We'll have the brand new "Trouts Thunderdome" and you can "spin-it-to-win-it" for a chance to win cool prizes and get entered into our show raffle and a chance to win a brand new St. Croix Avid Fly Rod. Come find us and see what we have cooking...

2013 Holiday Food Drive: Winner!

By: Dec 19, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts Fly Fishing and Simms Fishing Products would like to congratulate Mark Scharfenaker for his contribution to our 2013 Holiday Food Drive and his big raffle prize win!  Mark just won a $500 Simms Shopping Spree here at the shop. In addition to thanking Mark for his contribution, we’d like to thank all of our customers who made canned and packaged food donations.  Together, we were able to raise over 250+ cans and packages of food that will be donated to the Food Bank of...

Your Year In Photos: Time To Vote!

By: Dec 18, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The finalists for our “Your Year in Photos” photography contest have been chosen and now it’s up to the Trouts contingent to choose this year’s winner!  Big thanks to the Drake Magazine who helped get the word out and who will be donating a year magazine subscription to the winner.  What else is up for grabs?  A $100 gift certificate to Trouts or our Online Store, a Trouts Signature Trucker Hat and Water Bottle and an assortment of Drake flyfishing...

FREE 2 Day Shipping!

By: Dec 17, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts would like to offer our customers FREE 2 Day shipping at our online store!  If you have been slacking on your holiday shopping this is a great opportunity to make sure you get your holiday gift delivered ON TIME.  Shopping at Trouts Fly Fishing’s online store is quick and easy.  When: Tuesday December 17th - Friday December 20th Details: Spend $50 or more and receive FREE 2 Day Shipping on all of your holiday purchases Feel free to give us a call at the shop...

The Perfect Stocking Stuffer: Clyde

By: Dec 16, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The much anticipated Drake Holiday Gift Guide was just released.  Each year, this proves to be the pinnacle-shopping guide for the discerning fly angler.  Looking for that special gift to get that angler who already has everything?  How about Christmas Island?  Looking to wow your fellow anglers at the put-in or parking lot of your favorite creek or stream?  Ride in style to the river with Clyde (super bargain!).  You can read the entire Drake Holiday Gift Guide...

Special Holiday Store Hours

By: Dec 14, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts Fly Fishing will be opening for Special Holiday Store Hours starting tomorrow, December 15.  Here's a list of our store hours through December 24: Sunday December 15, 11am - 5pm Monday December 16, 10am - 7pm Tuesday December 17, 10am - 7pm Wednesday December 18, 10am - 7pm Thursday December 19, 10am - 8pm Friday December 20, 10am - 8pm Saturday December 21, 9am - 6pm Sunday December 22, 9am - 6pm Monday December 23, 10am - 7pm Tuesday December 24, 10am - 4pm We will...

Save The Colorado River

By: Dec 12, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Back by popular demand.  Stop by the shop or online store and pick up a limited run "Save The Upper Colorado" T-shirt by fishpond and Trouts Fly Fishing - there are only 100 of these produced for the Denver WAYPOINTS show and $20 from each purchase is going directly to the help support the Defend the Upper Colorado River Coalition.  CLICK HERE to purchase this shirt at our online store.  Why is Saving the Upper Colorado important? Here is what Colorado Trout Unlimited has to...

Holiday Food Drive

By: Nov 28, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Join Trouts on December 11th and help us kick off our week long food drive to benefit the Food Bank Of the Rockies.  All you need to do is drop off five cans of food between December 11th-18th and you will be put in the running to win a $500 SIMMS SHOPPING SPREE here in the shop or our online store. If you stop in on December 11th you will get a chance to check out the entire new Simms 2014 line and talk to Scott Harkins, our Simms representative and a product expert.  Also, if you...

Small Business Saturday: November 30th

By: Nov 26, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Please visit Trouts Fly Fishing on Small Business Saturday, the day we all Shop Small and support small businesses around the country.  If you register with AMEX between now and November 30th and register for a new credit card, you will be eligible for a $10 credit that you can use here at the shop.  As a reminder, we're located at 1303 East 6th Avenue and we're open from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Saturdays throughout the winter months.  Don't forget to check out why...

Shop Hours November 28th-December 1st

By: Nov 26, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Please note that Trouts Fly Fishing will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day but we will be operating with normal business hours for the remainder of the weekend.  Also, don’t forget that November 30th and Small Business Saturday.  Our weekend holiday hours are as follows: ·       Thursday Nov. 28th - CLOSED ·       Friday Nov. 29th - 10am to 7pm ·       Saturday November...

John Gierach Book Signing - November 14th

By: Nov 09, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd

What’s Hatching On Friday November 8th?

By: Nov 04, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Join Trouts Fly Fishing and Hank Patterson – your guide for Denver Waypoints Premiere – this Friday night November 8th.    We still have GA tickets available but they will not last long.  You can purchase tickets here in the shop or at our online store.   Tickets are only $15 bucks and we’re going to have an outstanding intermission raffle with top notch gear from Costa Sunglasses, fishpond, Hatch Outdoors, Umpqua… not to mention a full day...

Under The Big Top Sale - October 26th

By: Oct 21, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
ONE DAY ONLY GEAR LIQUIDATION SALE - SAVE UP TO 70% UNDER THE BIG TOP.    Trouts Fly Fishing is throwing our second annual Fall Customer Appreciation Day and this year we're going to have great gear deals Under The Big Top - not to mention a grill, tasty brats, and our Yeti Cooler packed with ice and cold beverages.  This is a one day-only sale here at the shop on Saturday October 26th, 9am-5pm.  Select fly fishing gear and equipment will be marked 30%, 50%, and 70%...

Fall Fishbeer

By: Oct 17, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
It is now time for your quarterly dose of… you guessed it… Fishbeer.  The always entertaining, sometimes vexing, and never disappointing Matt Dunn bestows upon us another rich and hypnotic yarn and some really cool photos.  Get ready to get your Zara Spook on and enjoy!

Good News For Colorado Rivers

By: Oct 09, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The Denver Post just published this article about a few of the recent flood ravaged rivers in Colorado and included great input from experts at the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife.  This looks like pretty positive news for the fly fishing community.  Here are a few really interesting excerpts: "When we look at the implications on wildlife habitat, it's nothing in comparison to people who have lost homes or loved ones in these scenarios," said Randy Hampton of the...

Issues on the Fryingpan River?

By: Oct 01, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The Aspen Daily News is reporting potential issues on the Fryingpan River near Basalt, CO and a multi-pronged assessment by the Roaring Fork Conservancy to better understand what is going on. The initial alarm was raised by fly fishing guides on the river.  “When the first reports started to trickle in about something unusual on the Fryingpan River, Sharon Clarke thought a few fishermen were simply having bad days on the river.  The hatches were occurring below the Ruedi...

New Fall Shop Hours

By: Sep 02, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
 

New Product Spotlight: Topo Designs

By: Aug 29, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
If you haven’t heard of Topo Designs yet, chances are… you will very soon.  These guys are local here in Denver, they have great ideas, and they use inspiration from their outdoor activities across the globe in their design and production of their bags, apparel and accessories.  Here’s a quick sound bite from the guys at Topo Designs – come check out their gear here at Trouts Fly Fishing – and let us know what you think:  “At Topo Designs we...

Casting & Cocktails With Scott Fly Rods - September 5th

By: Aug 29, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Join Trouts Fly Fishing and the Scott Fly Rod Company and cast the new line of Scott Fly Rods including the brand new Radian 905/4.  In addition to casting these rods that are designed and manufactured right here in Colorado, you’ll get to interact with subject matter experts who are knowledgeable about every design nuance that makes these high performance fly rods so unique.  This FREE Casting Clinic will in Washington Park from 5:00-7:00pm on the Southeast corner of the park...

What’s up with those dogs on the blog?

By: Aug 28, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Q: What’s up with those Dogs on the Blog? A: We’ve decided to announce the big winner of our “Dog on the Blog” photo contest next week in the “1303” Newsletter which is being sent electronically on September 6th.  Want to be the first to see who wins big?  Just type your email into the upper right hand corner of the Trouts website.  In addition to finding out this year’s “Top Dog”, you’ll also get monthly fishing...

An Evening For the South Platte River

By: Aug 27, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Carp Slam 7 is sold out but there is still time to jump on the fund raising train to help support Denver’s local river and fishery.  If you want to support Denver Trout Unlimited, help rehabilitate Denver’s home water, and have a lot of fun doing both, stop in the shop today to purchase a ticket for “An Evening For the South Platte” (or purchase a ticket online)  This event is the Carp Slam after-party where you will get to listen to live music, check out...

Trouts Fly Fishing Is Hiring: Full Time Sales Associate

By: Aug 14, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts Fly Fishing is looking for a Full-Time Sales Associate to join our dynamic team of fly fishing subject matter experts. The Full-Time Sales Associate position at Trouts Fly Fishing requires a passion for the fly fishing lifestyle and an outgoing personality that takes initiative, has integrity and is committed to world class customer service. Full-Time Sales Associate Job Description At Trouts Fly Fishing, we offer customers an accessible environment, knowledgeable staff, and a...

Northern Pike In The Upper Colorado River?

By: Aug 13, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
It looks like this story might have some teethe.  "While popular among lake anglers seeking a big fish sensation, northern pike have no place in the Colorado River. Aside from the environmental stresses the river already endures, the economic impact to the popular sport fishery managed for trout and the threat to endangered species recovery downstream are genuine concerns with the introduction of a major predator to the river system." Read the entire fly fishing report and the danger...

More Good News for the Arkansas River

By: Aug 07, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
(Photo: Scott Willoughby, The Denver Post) Scott Willoughby from the Denver Post has written about another great river conservation/rehabilitation success story here in Colorado.  Here’s a sound bite: “Perhaps the most remarkable thing about stream restoration is its immediacy. Take the pollution out of the river and fish can survive. Add some structure, dig out a few pools, shore up eroding banks, and the fish move into the improved habitat almost instantaneously. It...

Dog On the Blog!

By: Aug 02, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself." - Josh Billings The wait is finally over!  At Trouts Fly Fishing we have a blog… and here are the dogs!  This year’s “Dog on the Blog” photo contest entries are absolutely outstanding.  The number of pups entered is a testament that dogs and fly fishing go together… like… well… like dogs and fly fishing.  Does it get any better?  We think...

The South Platte River Through a Guide’s Eye: Aug 22/24

By: Aug 02, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
This intermediate fly fishing class is going to be great for anglers with varied levels of experience.  This is a two part series that is focused on giving you a better understanding of the South Platte River drainage, which will help you fish more effectively on your own. The South Platte River Through a Guide’s Eye – Part I -August 22nd $250 per person (includes classroom and On Stream Guided Fly Fishing)  - 6:00pm-8:30pm
 Part I of this class will be held on...

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Write A Trouts Fly Fishing Review

By: Aug 02, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Have you had a positive experience with Trouts Fly Fishing either in the shop, at a customer event, our blog, on the water or at our online store?  If so, hop on over to google or yelp to let the world know about your experience.  At Trouts, we’re always interested in hearing a customer’s story from the water or about their experience with our service, products, content, and educational curriculum.  Writing a review is a quick and easy way for you to support a local...

Evan Lichtenfels’ Open @ Lake Carol Anne - August 2nd

By: Jul 26, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Evan Lichtenfels' Open @ Lake Carol Anne - August 2nd Trouts Fly Fishing would like to invite all of our customers and friends to the Evan Lichtenfels' Open @ Lake Carol Anne this coming Friday August 2 at 5:00pm.  This event is a way to connect with fellow anglers and friends to raise funds and honor Evan Lichtenfels. The event at Lake Carol Anne will include: dinner, beer, appearances from the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders, fishing, silent auction, games, fish tales, fellowship...

Book Your Guided Fly Fishing Trip Today

By: Jul 26, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts Guide Service would like to thank all of our customers who have booked guided trips with us over the past few weeks.  We're having a great time getting our clients on the water and into fish.  We are at capacity this weekend but have openings for both private and public water trips beginning Monday July 29th.  As the season continues to pick up, we recommend that if you have interest in taking a trip with us in August or September, please book your trip as early as...

Unique Employment Opportunity

By: Jul 25, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Our friends at the Wigwam Club - which is located on the South Platte River - have a really unique seasonal employment opportunity.  The skills and experience requirements are below – if you have any interest contact Scott or Courtney Mooney.  Dining Room Server Position -Room and Board included -On site -6 days a week/ extra days off will be given if no guests on property -Salary DOE -Dining room set up/take down, serving breakfast and dinner, preparing boxed lunches...

Denver Trout Unlimited: Member Meeting July 23rd

By: Jul 22, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Don’t forget to join Denver Trout Unlimited at the Skylark Lounge this Tuesday July 23rd for a member meeting and social gathering.  Topics will include updates on the South Platte River as well as a kick off of this year’s Carp Slam 7.  The July 23rd meeting will start at 7:30pm at the Skylark Lounge (located at 140 S Broadway - Denver, CO 80209).  This is a great way to get involved with an organization that is really helping the South Platte River become a...

Two Spots Left for the Piney River Hosted Trip - July 20th

By: Jul 15, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
We currently have two open spots to fish a stretch of river that you most likely have never set eyes on.  Come and experience the Piney River with Trouts Fly Fishing and get a chance to fish one of the most scenic rivers in the West on Saturday July 20th.  Trouts Fly Fishing will host a guided day of fly fishing with Vail Valley Anglers.  The Piney River is a 28.2-mile-long tributary of the Colorado River. The Piney flows from high in the Gore Range to the confluence with the...