The weather is looking good this weekend to get out on the water!
On the count of 3, let's all give a big "THANK YOU"
Check out the 5 things that our General Manager Rick Mikesell won't be heading to the river without this fall!
Stylish, functional, waterproof--- Umpqua's new Tongass Series of packs and bags are made to take it all!
Mark Your Calendars! This Thursday 11/20 5:30pm!
You gotta love it when the Boss says "Let's close the doors and go fish!"
What are your thoughts on competitive fly fishing? Here's an interesting article where Kirk Deeter shares his thoughts.
Thanks to the good folks at Orvis, hours of entertainment awaits you...
Because another Friday afternoon is upon us...Enjoy!
One thing is true about fly fishing, you're never done learning. Or in this case...reading.
It's time to get a little bang for your buck...
Picture this- you're limited to one rod/reel/line setup, and only allowed 3 fly patterns for an entire year...what would you choose?
5 items I won't be heading to the river without this Fall.
Who will be one of the lucky two!?
You're already posting pics on Instagram....might as well win a free fly reel because of it.
On the off chance that anyone is sitting around their office dreaming about fishing......
If the approach of Winter means the end of your fishing season, properly storing your gear is a must.
Wofgang Man & Beast. Just the name alone is pretty cool. Thankfully so are their products.
Everyone here in the shop is...are you?
Like Beer And Supporting A Good Cause? Then this event is for you!
It's a great time to be a fly-fisherman in Colorado!
Orvis seems to be everywhere these days and making some of the best product available. We sat down with one of the men leading this charge for a little Q&A.
The fishing is grand at the Granby Ranch!
Add #troutsflyfishing to your photos when you post on Instagram.
(Photo Credit: Louis Cahill.) It Is Halloween Afterall.
This is sure to fuel the fire for anyone who's got plans to be on the water this weekend.
Interesting article from the Coloradoan about the state of the Big Thompson and St. Vrain.
Late October. Bighorn River Montana. 4 days to do nothing but fish....This is gonna be good.
In our second installment devoted to Women and Fly-Fishing, we'll look at waders, boots, and clothing!
Now is the time to vote for your favorite fly shop.
The weather is going to be amazing this weekend, get out and sight fish!
Just a little video action/distraction to help you get through the day.
Making the most out of your nighttime game.
Bring on the cold! Kast Extreme Fishing Gear: Weather is no longer an obstacle.
Let it be known- Everyone's Favorite Fishing Guide Is Coming Out With A Movie
The other day my wife mentioned I should do this post...
The sunny conditions at Deckers this weekend meant one thing.....let's go sight fishing!
Looks like 2015 is going to be another good year for our friends over at Fishpond.
Am I the only one who's noticed these consistently chilly mornings?
We've all been there.....and by "there" I mean left empty handed after losing a big trout.
The long awaited book from Jim Klug is finally in!
The sun was shining and the fish were hungry at Deckers yesterday!
Trouts Fly Fishing is pleased to announce the official Simms Closeout list to make room for Spring 2015 product.
It was a great day at H20 Car Wash this past Saturday!
Anyone who knows me knows I'm a fan of yard indicators for spooky trout.
How to make the most out of your subsurface game.
I know at least a few of you will be excited about this....
We now have fishpond's entire Westwater Pack Line on SALE!! Check out these ridiculous prices and get in on the action while it lasts.
Protect A River! Wash Your Car!
Check out this visual treat filmed in Browns Canyon. Just don't blame us if it makes you want to head south.
It was Fall fishing at it's finest this weekend at the Granby Ranch!
Kokanee Salmon are swimming in many of our rivers right now. Get out and catch one!
Stop by Saturday for a chance to win a Big Sky Rod Box!
Photo Credit: Louis Cahill. Here's a good article from Louis Cahill over at Gink & Gasoline about his first experience in Cheesman Canyon.
October.....it just feels good to say.
After a successful introduction of their Montana Tech Wool 1/4 zip last year, Simms has expanded their offerings for 2014.
If you've been to our Facebook page you may have seen a new wall post we've been doing every Monday called Let's Hear It!
Swing by the shop this upcoming Saturday 10/4 for a Customer Appreciation Sidewalk Sale.
Join one of Trouts Guide Service top guides as he discusses streamer fishing. You won't want to miss this!
If you've been in the shop lately, you may noticed we have two fairly new employees. We sat down to ask Kyle Wilkinson, our new Marketing Manager a few questions.
10 tips for dealing with spooky trout.
The other day I approached our owner Tucker with an idea.
(Photo Credit: Gear Patrol) The Legend himself shares his thoughts about life, his favorite fish, and his best cast ever.
The only thing more attractive than the price is the performance of the Orvis Recon fly rod.
It Was Dry Fly Paradise In Crested Butte(iful)
Casting & Cocktails - Last One Of The Year This Thursday!
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 Hoback, Snake and Buffalo Rivers is a must for any fly angler and it's only 8 hours away.
Choosing the "right" fly shouldn't be hard!
Fly rods, good beer, good BBQ, all while supporting a good cause.... sounds like my idea of a good time!
Cameron Mortenson, aka The Fiberglass Manifesto, gives us the skinny on fishing fiberglass fly rods.
The EPA official public comment period ends Friday at 8pm Alaska time. Act Now!
Photo Credit: Louis Cahill. As we begin to move into the fall (which if history proves correct, will be followed by winter) one thing pretty much becomes a guarantee. All of us will be spending quite a bit of time staring at a strike indicator in the months to come.
Trouts Guide Service was on the water this weekend and the fish were hungry!
Premium fly lines, leaders and tippets, offered by the industries leading reel manufacturer. I'll take two please.
The Green Drake Diet. The Frying Pan River has been on fire lately.
Fly Fishing in Mexico with Smith ChromaPop. Anyone else want to book a plane ticket?
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.
September will be a great month for fly fishing in Colorado. What to expect and where to go this month!
The grass really is greener!....As long as you're wearing a pair of Smith ChromaPop Sunglasses.
Only 2 spots left for our On Stream Beginner School. Join Trouts Guide Service for a great day of fly fishing!
Trouts has long believed that fly lines are one of the more under appreciated and represented pieces of fly fishing gear today.
Trouts Guide Service is pleased to debut a new private water offering in our collection of Exclusive Properties.
Waterworks-Lamson debuts their brand new and totally redesigned Liquid and Remix fly reels.
As to be expected, the fishing was phenomenal, the scenery spectacular, and the wildlife abundant.
Performance. Comfort. Style. Don't pretend you don't need the Simms Kinetic Jacket.
A day on the Colorado with weather, is one you will always remember.
I have no problem admitting it.....I'm a river guy. The bigger the better.
Fall is undoubtedly my favorite time to get out and fish. Sure, wet wading during the summer months always has it's allure, and the quality of fishing to be had in the spring is unmatched. There is just something about spending time on a river as the fall colors begin to bleed across a mountainous landscape.
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...
Well there's no denying it.......the light at end of the Summertime tunnel is beginning to show. Fall is approaching.
Join us September 3rd from 5:30-6:30pm for our hugely popular Learn the Basics of Fly Fishing class!
When an old friend from out of town calls and wants to go fishing, you go!
Everyone has their favorite time of year and a subsequent favorite type of fly. Some prefer early season caddis, other pegging eggs in the spring and fall, or maybe big streamers throughout the year. Myself, I'm a confessed hopper man.
SPACE IS STILL AVAILABLE for our 2nd Annual "303 Shootout" Casting Competition sponsored by Winston Rods, Scientific Anglers, and Howler Brothers!
Sage Salt Fly Rod - 6 Questions with Sage Designers
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.
Over the course of the last decade, fly rod manufacturers have seemed to be solely dedicated to designing fast action fly rods. Sure these rods are have been light, powerful and amazingly accurate, but not every fishing situation dictates that one needs this action of fly rod. Think about it, when was the last time you had to cast 70 feet, into a 30 mph headwind, to catch a trout? So when Sage announced the debut of the ACCEL fly rod series in July, I was curiously...
Many of you may have seen we recently featured and reviewed the newly redesigned Simms G4 Pro Jacket that just arrived in our shop.