Are you interested in learning how to set up a double nymph rig? Check out this video that our friends at the Denver Post put together covering the entire Double Nymph Rig from fly line to fly. If you are interested in learning more, stop by the shop, give us a call or check out one of our upcoming events.
Trouts Fly Fishing and Guide Service just wrapped up another successful On-Stream Beginner Fly Fishing School this past weekend. River flows on the North Fork of the South Platte River are on the decline making this a great destination for new as well as experienced anglers. With the weather temperature holding in the mid seventies, the river flow right at 345 CFS and sunny skies, we were able to enjoy the first day of summer here in Colorado at the Rowdy Trout Ranch.
A big THANK YOU to the Denver Post for helping produce this great instructional video in conjunction with Trouts Guide Service. With fishing starting to light up across the state, now is a great time to get into the sport of fly fishing. Be sure to check out our comprehensive educational offering scheduled through the rest of the summer, or just come by the shop and allow our experienced staff to help get you into this great sport.
Substantial runoff years like we're currently experiencing are really a blessing in disguise. On one hand it's nothing but a burden on fisherman, as the high and off-color rivers impede our desire need to fish. Yet at the same time the abundance of water will help guarantee an explosive late-summer fishing season, as well as reservoirs and rivers that will be flush full of cool mountain water. So the big question on the first day of summer is when will the 2014...
The Blue at Silverthorne is still a little higher than the 51 year median average and currently sits at 701 cfs. When I fished the Blue at Silverthorne on Wednesday the levels were a little higher at 812 cfs but fished exceptionally well all things considered. I moved up and downstream from Silverthorne and had the best luck in the slower moving pools after the longer whitewater runs. I only fished for a couple of hours but the time was very productive as I adjusted weight and strike indicator...
Every once in a while you have a day of fishing that inspires you. These are the days when everything comes together the way you expect it to, yet still offers welcome surprises in the way of an empty river, hungry fish, and wonderful company. For me, this is what makes fly fishing such a wonderful pursuit, and will forever have me coming back for more.
Trouts Fly Fishing just wrapped up our annual hosted trip to the Rio Grande River. This trip has proven to be a great fly fishing adventure in the past and this year it was no exception. The big question on everyone’s mind as we packed up our gear and headed out the door: with the abnormally high flows this year across the state, what was the river going to look like and more importantly… would we find the bugs?