Experience Fly Fishing and Colorado With Trout’s Guide Service

By: Feb 01, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
(Photo Joe Kingery) 2013 Spring Education Curriculum At Trout’s, our mission is to make fly fishing more accessible for everyone.  Whether you are brand new to fly fishing or if you are a seasoned angler, we have classes, events and trips that will help you take your fly fishing to the next level.  For the Spring Season of 2013 we have cooked up quite a curriculum.  For anyone who has never fly fished before or if you are just looking to go back to the basics and...

Surface Film3

By: Feb 01, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Who: you, the Greenbacks, a ton of great photography, and just about everyone who owns a fly rod in the greater Denver area When: Thursday February 7, 7:00pm Where: Anthology Fine Art Gallery (635 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO) What: the most cutting edge, hair raising, and serene fly fishing photography is on display and for sale (think Vojta, Romano, Landeen, and others from across the country). Framed prints will be available through a silent auction to benefit the Greenback’s work to...

Gallatin River Tsunami

By: Jan 31, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
This recent video from the Gallatin River in Montana caught our attention.  Chatter from youtube where it was originally posted: Scott: "How did you know this was going to happen?" Johathan: "I was passing by on the way to Big Sky. It must have started 10 minutes earlier. I drove by a section of the stream and saw a brown roiled mess from bank to bank. I drove down stream and found people on a bridge, watching the ice pass under them. I continued down until I...

Only Four Seats Left!

By: Jan 30, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Call the shop at 877.464.0034 to reserve your spot. Learn to tie trout patterns for this spring or get ready for your saltwater trip. Take your fly fishing experience to a new level with Trout's Fly Fishing. 

Trout’s Spotlight: The YR Ranch

By: Jan 29, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Property Spotlight - The YR Ranch The YR Ranch is a Featured Private Water and favorite fishing destination for Trouts Guide Service.  Located on the Lower Blue River just outside of Kremmling Colorado, this property is not to be missed by anyone looking for an opportunity to experience a world class Colorado trout fishery. Late February through April is a unique season for the YR Ranch. During this time, rainbow trout push out of the Colorado River into the Lower Blue River and anglers...

Trout’s/Costa VIP Party and F3T!

By: Jan 28, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
We didn’t capture all of the hijinks from the Fly Fishing Film Tour on Saturday night... but came pretty close.

Defend the Upper Colorado River

By: Jan 26, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout’s Fly Fishing, Costa Sunglasses, and our VIP Customers are all pumped to be going to the Fly Fishing Film Tour tonight.  All of the VIP ticket sale proceeds are being donated to the Defend the Upper Colorado Coalition and Colorado Trout Unlimited.  Together, we raised $1200 for a great local cause.  Check out this video and the Defend the Upper Colorado Coalition to see how you can participate and help out.  Or, if you are going to the show tonight, track down...

The 8:00 F3T Show is SOLD OUT!

By: Jan 25, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
BUT... we still have tickets for the Fly Fishing Film Tour 5:00pm show on sale here at the shop. Or, get 'em HERE online while they are hot (in-store pick up ONLY).  Trout’s Fly Fishing would like to thank everyone for supporting this event and we look forward to seeing you at the Oriental Theater.  If you have purchased tickets online and plan to pick them up here at Trout’s, please swing by the shop BEFORE 4:00pm on Saturday.  We will be closing the shop...

Great News for the Denver South Platte!

By: Jan 24, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd

Winter Fly Fishing in Colorado Part III

By: Jan 22, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
If you are not an avid winter angler, the value of research and preparation cannot be understated.  

Special ISE Shop Hours

By: Jan 15, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
  Special ISE Shop Hours:   We’re going to close the shop and be at the International Sportsmen’s Exposition in full force this week.  Come on down to see us at the Convention Center - we guarantee it will be worth your while.  We’ll have great gear specials, Fly Fishing Film Tour Tickets on sale in our booth, and the show is going to be jam packed with great fly fishing gear and presenters.   Shop Hours   Wednesday January 16th-21st:...

Winter Fly Fishing in Colorado Part II

By: Jan 15, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
In many rivers here in the Rocky Mountain West a trout’s diet consists of small midges, stoneflies, and mayflies.  In most rivers during the winter, you’ll find fish more densely consolidated and sticking together in deeper runs.  You will want to look for slower moving water that will bring the fish insects in a consistent manner where they do not have to expend a ton of energy. “The winter months are the “small bug” time of year, Reid Baker, Guide...

Freestone Outfitters and Trouts Fly Fishing Partnership

By: Jan 14, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Two Successful Small Businesses in Denver Join Together to Promote Fly Fishing and Tourism in Colorado Denver, CO (January 14, 2012) –Trout’s Fly Fishing and Freestone Outfitters today announced a new partnership and full-service guided fly fishing business – Trout’s Guide Service.  Trout's Guide Service is committed to making fly fishing more accessible for everyone, from would-be enthusiasts to dedicated anglers who want to explore Colorado’s abundant...

Spotlight: Sage CIRCA Fly Rod

By: Jan 10, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Sage CIRCA Fly Rod In Pursuit of FAST, Sage Reinvented SLOW. The CIRCA Fly Rod with Konnetic technology is a game changer in the slow-action style of dry fly fishing. Its hypnotically smooth slower tempo combined with crisp and precise loading and unloading of each cast results in unmatched accuracy and delicate presentations. “I was always a fan of the Sage 389 LL – it became a cult classic,” said shop rod guru Michael Gracie.  “When I first cast the CIRCA my...

Winter Fly Fishing in Colorado Part I

By: Jan 08, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
It seems that the balmy days of late November and early December are all but a warm memory. 

Year in Review Part V

By: Jan 07, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
We’re going to wrap up our 2012 Year In Review photo essay.  

Get on the Bus!

By: Jan 04, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout’s Fly Fishing is stoked to once again be your ticket headquarters for the 2013 Fly Fishing Film Tour for both the 5:00pm and 8:00pm show at the Oriental Theater.

Year in Review Part IV

By: Jan 02, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Happy New Year!  Trout’s would like to thank you all one last time for your continued support and patronage. 

Year in Review - Part III

By: Dec 28, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Here is our third installment.  Up on deck: May and June.

Year in Review - Part II

By: Dec 27, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
We've put together a photo series to review some of the great times we – and our customers - had last year and to check out some of the amazing water we were able to fish. 

Year in Review - Part I

By: Dec 24, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
This year is quickly coming to a close and Trout’s Fly Fishing would like to thank you all for your business and your support.

Holiday Hours

By: Dec 21, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Looks like the Mayans had it all wrong and we're still here.  To celebrate, visit Trout's Fly Fishing during our special Holiday Hours: December 22 - 9am-5pm December 23 - 9am-5pm December 24 - 10am-3:00pm December 25 - Closed December 26 - Closed December 27, 28, 29, 30 - Regular Store Hours December 31 - Closed January 1 - Closed

Sign Up Now For Our January Fly Tying Class!

By: Dec 21, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
This is a great holiday gift for the angler who already has everything.  Click HERE for more details.  Limi

Calling all carp Aficionados

By: Dec 20, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Are you in hibernation mode?  If so... you need to read this. 

Fight the Freeze

By: Dec 19, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Looking to avoid ice in your eyelets during the cold months of winter?  So are we.  Here is another great winter fly fishing tip from our friends over at Field and Stream’s Fly Talk.  “The one thing I can't stand about winter fly fishing is ice forming in the guides of my rod. But there's a cheap, simple fix for that.” Click HERE for the full post.

December Fly Fishing Report

By: Dec 18, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
We've said it before... don't put the fly rods away just yet.  Check our our latest guide report from the South Platte River at Deckers. 

Big Winners!

By: Dec 17, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout’s would like to thank everyone who joined us for our Holiday Happy Hour.  We had a blast and we hope you did as well.  We also want to thank all of our sponsors who donated raffle items and helped to generate over 180 pounds of canned goods that have been donated to the Food Bank of the Rockies.  Without further ado… we’d like to announce our raffle item winners! Winner of a Guided Fly Fishing Trip for two: Ben Wedel Winner of the Winston and...

Time for another installment of…

By: Dec 13, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
"I have a poker that I can use from here, right from my desk. I’m here at the computer and I can grab the poker, hook open the stove door, poke around in the fire for a few seconds, push the door closed, go back to the computer, and take a sip of bourbon." Click HERE for more....

Give, Shop, and Go Big Tomorrow!

By: Dec 12, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Let’s go and give big!  Based on requests from our out-of-town and out-of-state followers, we’ve set up a virtual food donation page at the Food Bank of the Rockies and made a few tweaks to our raffle.  Here is how you can give, shop and win big tomorrow: For a chance to win a $500 Simms shopping spree here in the shop or our online store: -       Make a $10 donation online to the Food Bank of the Rockies between now and 9:00pm tomorrow...

Winter Fishing Tactics

By: Dec 10, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The snow that fell this past weekend on this mountain pass will be the source of flows for the Blue River and the Colorado River next year. It feels like we might have finally made the seasonal switch to winter here in Colorado.  It was fun while it lasted, but fishing in short sleeves in December was starting to get a little weird.  Now that we’ve made the turn into the colder months, we’re going to share some solid tactical information to help make your fishing more...

And the Winner Is….

By: Dec 07, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout's Fly Fishing is proud to announce the winner of this year's "Best of 2012" fly fishing photo contest.  Drum roll please....

Attention Steelhead Junkies

By: Dec 07, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Attention steelhead junkies and gearheads: our pals over at Deneki Outdoors have a really cool steelhead rig and gear contest going on right now. Here is a snippet from their contest rules: "We want you to write up your favorite steelhead rig, in the same basic format that we use in our ‘Expert Rig’ series. We want to know the specific models of rod, line and reel that you use. We want to know every knot that you use from arbor to fly. We want to hear your commentary on why...

Not-So-Winter Winter Fishing Report

By: Dec 06, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
I don’t do a ton of winter fly fishing - but I always look forward to it.  

Don’t Miss Trout’s Holiday Happy Hour!

By: Dec 06, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout's Holiday Happy Hour: December 13th When: 4-9pm Where: 1303 E. 6th Avenue, Denver CO 80218 Do you want a chance to win an all-inclusive day of guided fly fishing on a world class river in Colorado? How about a $500 Simms shopping spree here at the shop? What about a brand-spankin’ new Scott Fly Rod? All you have to do is visit Trout’s Fly Fishing on Thursday December 13 and bring along three (3) canned food items that will be donated to the Food Bank of...

Best of 2012 Photo Contest - Vote Now!

By: Dec 03, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Best of 2012 Photo Contest - The Short List Trout's Fly Fishing would like to thank ALL of the contributors who participated in our “Best of 2012” photo contest.  We’ve put together a short list of front-runners and we want you to vote for your favorite here on our blog. Once we’ve reviewed all the results and conferred with our pals at fishpond, we’ll announce the winner at the end of the week.  The Grand Prize?  A fishpond Sling Pack. ...

Go Whitey Go!

By: Nov 30, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
At Trout’s Fly Fishing, we’re big fans of rooting for the underdog.  Here's a great piece on the much-maligned mountain whitefish by Denver Post's Scott Willoughby. "Unlike the regal rainbow and fierce brown trout these high-mountain bottom-dwellers share habitat with, whitefish are actually native to Colorado rivers. Mostly they suffer from an image problem." CLICK HERE for the entire Denver Post Article.

Another Photo Contest Winner!

By: Nov 29, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Our “Best of 2012” Photo Contest continues to crank and we have a slew of great submissions on instagram.  This week’s winner…

Trip Report: Ascension Bay

By: Nov 27, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
“Cast again.  More further.  Beeeg Permit.  Cast again,” hissed Antonio. Cast again?  More further? My eyes searched the water for any type of movement – a shadow or maybe a tail.  I hadn’t even seen the fish, let alone cast at him.  I wouldn’t say the language barrier was completely broken, but I certainly understood my situation.  My guide, Antonio, pointed into a zone of darker water where the shallow sandy flat moved into...

Shop Small and Save Big This Weekend!

By: Nov 21, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
We know that you are probably getting bombarded with promotions right about now so we'll get right to the point.  

Two Great Fly Fishing Events You Should Attend!

By: Nov 20, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Do you want to get more engaged with fly fishing, conservation and improving fish habitat in Colorado? 

Don’t Forget About Small Business Saturday - November 24th!

By: Nov 19, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Shop Small and Save Big on November 24th!  Small Business Saturday - Stop into Trout's Fly Fishing on Saturday November 24th, make a purchase over $100 and you will earn a $25 Trout's gift card that you can use with your next purchase.  Thinking about making a fly rod, fly reel, fly line, or other type of fly gear purchase for the holidays?  Check out our online store to see the brands we carry and other end of season close out specials.  In addition to this, if...

Fly Tying and Travel

By: Nov 19, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Q: How can you take your next destination fly fishing trip to the next level?

This Week’s Winner

By: Nov 16, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Our “Best of 2012” Photo Contest is officially el fuego.  We’ve had some great submissions on instragram and we want to thank everyone who has participated so far.  This week’s winner is Daniel Byrnes AKA “beertrout.”  This image really grabbed our attention.  Nice work beertrout – congratulations.  This week’s prize: a Rio Grand weight forward fly line ($74.95 MSRP!) with the following features:...

Be Careful Out There

By: Nov 14, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
We spend a lot of time talking to customers about traveling, fly fishing and adventure - not necessarily in that order.  One thing we always try to discuss is the importance of planning and taking the proper safety precautions.  Bad things rarely happen, but when they do it is critically important to be prepared - especially if you are in a remote location.  Here is a story by Jim Klug from Yellow Dog Fly Fishing that painfully proves this point. "As someone who literally...

Adventure Travel and Fly Fishing: Part II

By: Nov 12, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
If you are planning a do-it-yourself-trip and leaving the borders of the United States, planning and research is essential. 

Best of 2012 Photo Contest - Win a New Westwater Sling Pack

By: Nov 09, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
With only two months left in the year, Trout's Fly Fishing and fishpond put our heads together and figured out it was a great time for another photo contest. 

Women’s Bonefishing School at Andros South Lodge

By: Nov 08, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Looking for something to do in January?  Our friends at Deneki Outdoors are running a bonefish school for women hosted by Colorado's very own Kara Armano from January 5th to the 12th, 2013.  Greg Thomas has a great write up on Angler's Tonic. Kara Armano... with a tarpon "What’s a Bonefishing School? We’ve been teaching folks about bonefishing for 6 years now.  These schools take place over a week-long stay at Andros South, and combine a full day of...

Adventure Travel and Fly Fishing: Part I

By: Nov 07, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Like it or not, it is that time of the year again. 

Hops and Rods - November 10!

By: Nov 06, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Come join Trout's Fly Fishing, fishpond, and Oskar Blues Brewery on November 10 for a beer tasting and rod casting event you will not soon forget. 

Report from the Denver South Platte

By: Nov 05, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Denver Trout Unlimited posted a great report by Ronnie Crawford that covers the electro shocking project on the Denver South Platte by Colorado Parks and Wildlife last month.  The team surveyed a small stretch of the river that is scheduled for a major renovation and improvement effort next year.  Does the Denver South Platte have the potential to become a world class fishery?  Make the jump to find out what species are successfully reproducing in the South Platte. ...

Feel the Sustut Steel

By: Nov 02, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Simply put, there is nothing easy about fishing for Steelhead.  The expanse to which these fish travel is huge, their numbers are minimal to say the least, and their propensity to eat a fly is by no means guaranteed.  They are a fish for the angler looking for a challenge of skill, mind and body.  Skill to get the fly where it needs to be, mind to overcome to relentless mental challenge of fishing for a fish that isn’t eating, and the beating your body takes wading through...

Steelhead on the Brain

By: Nov 01, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
It is a do-it-yourself trip. 

Trout’s Spotlight: Cody Hoeckelberg

By: Oct 31, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Casting for Recovery is another reason we volunteer. 

Road Trip: Steelhead Part III

By: Oct 29, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The Olympic Peninsula -  home to big and wild steelhead.

10 Things I Learned While Fishing for Steelhead

By: Oct 26, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
At the end of every fly fishing trip I take, whether domestic or abroad, I find it usefull to take notes on the experience so you'll be better prepared the next time you make a similar journey.  After a 10 day trip to Northern British Columbia, here's my list of DO's and DO NOT's when chasing fall run steelhead: 1.  Canada is very cold in October, bring LOTS of clothing. 2.  When it is really cold out, beer tastes good, but whiskey tastes better. 3.  Fly...

Report from the “Dream Stream”

By: Oct 25, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Scott Willoughby wrote a great piece in the Denver Post about the late Charlie Meyers and co-author Kirk Deeter who wrote the Little Red Book of Fly Fishing.  Willoughby and Deeter spent the day on the "Dream Stream" and reflected on Meyers' approach to fishing and the new Charlie Meyers State Wildlife Area.  It is well worth the read. Photo Scott Willoughby Between casts and occasional catches, conversation revolved around fishing, writing and the icon who brought it, and us,...

Road Trip: Steelhead Part II

By: Oct 24, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
This is part two of a three part introduction to travel in the Pacific Northwest that we covered here at the shop in early October.  

Mark Your Calendars: November 1st

By: Oct 23, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd

Road Trip: Steelhead Part I

By: Oct 22, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
It is primetime steelhead season in the Pacifc Northwest. 

Streamer Fishing in Colorado is Blowing Up!

By: Oct 18, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Fall fishing is here and the streamer fishing is picking up in Colorado. 

Carp on the Fly - River Report

By: Oct 17, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
It might be a bit windy out there but carp fishing season on the Denver South Platte is not over yet. 

Fishbeer

By: Oct 16, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
At Trout’s we’re always trying to explore the bounds of fly fishing and find new stuff – and then share it with our customers. We’ve fished with Matt Dunn, the content creator behind the always–eye-brow-raising and sometimes-hair-raising site fishbeer.com.  Fans of fishbeer are devout and write things like: “Come on DUDE! It's nearly the end of "next week". I must know if you lost a hand or an eye attempting to land a Northern Michigan Muskie with...

Spey Q&A - Andrew Bennett

By: Oct 15, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout’s Fly Fishing was able to talk spey casting with Andrew Bennett from Deneki Outdoors. 

Trout’s Spotlight: Geoff Mueller

By: Oct 09, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Geoff Mueller is the former managing editor of Fly Fisherman Magazine and currently senior editor at The Drake Magazine and a contributing editor at Angling Trade Magazine. A few weeks back Trout's Fly Fishing was lucky enough to recruit Geoff as an assistant burger flipper for our Customer Appreciation Day.  Geoff has fished in the Arctic, Cuba, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, the Bahamas and more, and spends most of his on-the-water time chasing and studying trout in Colorado and...

Scouts and Trout’s

By: Oct 05, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
This is why we why we volunteer.  

Fall Road Trip: the Green

By: Oct 04, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Who is ready for one last road trip this fall?

Simms Special Release

By: Oct 03, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Step right up and get your oven fresh 2013 Simms Gear... wicked early.

October Customer Events - You’re Invited!

By: Oct 02, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout’s Fly Fishing has a great line up of customer events and content for October. Check it out!

Gear Review: Sage ONE Spey

By: Oct 01, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Greg Thomas from Angler’s Tonic and Fly Rod & Reel gives us a fresh-from-the-water-gear-review from Canada’s Gaspe Peninsula. Greg was able to field test the Sage ONE spey rod.   “I’m not a great Spey caster. Some days I have it going and other days I don’t. In fact, my talents seem to change by the hour—one moment I’ll be in control, not forcing the issue, taking time for the D loop to form and launching rockets; the next...

Big Bugs and Fall Fishing

By: Sep 28, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The weather is changing.  We know it.  You know it.  The fish know it.  Here are a dozen reasons we like traveling and fishing big bugs in the fall.

Top Dog on the Blog!

By: Sep 27, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The votes are in and it was close!  But we have a WINNER...

Big Update on Colorado Trout

By: Sep 25, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Our friends over at Fly Talk just posted this story about greenback cutthroat trout and we found it pretty interesting.  What do you think about it? "After years of speculation and concern, fish biologists (and anglers) who have endeavored for decades to restore the native greenback cutthroat trout--Colorado's state fish, native to the South Platte River drainage--have learned the truth about the status of this iconic species. I'll start with the bad news." "All of those...

Stop by for Customer Appreciation Day

By: Sep 24, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Please join us for our Customer Appreciation Day this Thursday and sample a few local beers from Dry Dock Brewing.

Terra Firma

By: Sep 21, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
"I’m pretty sure that if the fish took me all the way out to where my dacron backing meets the spool, it would have been game over."

Dog on the Blog!

By: Sep 19, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
It is election season and it is important to get out and vote.  We ran a casting call on Facebook a few weeks back to round up a few die hard fishing dogs. It was tough to narrow the field, but here are the twelve pups we really liked.  Don't forget to vote for your favorite dog here on the blog between now and September 26th... the winner will score a Trout's Fly Fishing t-shirt.

Trout’s Spotlight: Alex Landeen

By: Sep 11, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Phenom - [fee-nom, fi-nom]  noun; Slang - a phenomenon, especially a young prodigy.  

September Customer Events

By: Sep 06, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
This is a must read party people.

Gear Head: Tucker Ladd

By: Sep 04, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
"When I got into this business I told myself that my work would by no means affect my fishing.  That lasted for about a week."

Redington Review

By: Aug 31, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Here is the scoop on the Redington/Rio Summer Vacation package.

Road Trip: the San Juan

By: Aug 29, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The San Juan River is one of the most prolific tailwater fisheries in the West and is located roughly seven hours from downtown Denver. 

Carp Slam 6 Recap (AKA: Diary of a Net Caddy)

By: Aug 27, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
As I ran up on the scene of my partner and his hooked fish, warning bells went off immediately in my head.   

Fall Beginner Fly Tying Classes Begin September 4th

By: Aug 27, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Designed to build a solid foundation for the aspiring fly tyer, this class will provide a well-rounded introduction to the tools, materials and techniques necessary to create flies that not only look good, but catch fish.  All participants will receive an Umpqua feather merchants deluxe fly tying kit (a $146 Value), which includes all the tools and materials needed to start tying popular trout flies. If you have ever had an interest in fly tying, this class is an excellent next...

Road Trip: Casper

By: Aug 22, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Are you looking to catch big fish?

Battle of the Bug Tiers

By: Aug 21, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Battle of the Bug Tiers - Morlock (Rainy's, Inc) vs. Lipton (Idylwilde) - August 24th.  

Lower Colorado River Report

By: Aug 20, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
As expected, with the water clearing on the Lower Colorado River fishing is really starting to heat up.  We reached out to our good friend Pete Mott, Owner of Trout Trickers in Gypsum, CO for a brief update on the current conditions on the Colorado below Glenwood Springs.  Pete's report is super encouraging and leads us to believe that fishing across Colorado is about to turn on big time.   For the first time since late June, the lower Colorado is now clear and...

Carp Slam 6 and an Evening on the South Platte

By: Aug 15, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Carp Slam 6 is right around the corner and Trout’s Fly Fishing is a proud sponsor of the event being held on August 25th.  

Road Trip: Jackson

By: Aug 14, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout’s Fly Fishing is going to highlight a number of destinations within a seven hour car ride of Denver. 

Casting and Cocktails - August 23rd

By: Aug 13, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Knot your average fly fishing event

CO SLAB WINNER!

By: Aug 09, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout’s Fly fishing is proud to announce that we had dozens of photos submitted for our first CO SLAB contest.

Road Trippin’

By: Aug 06, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Road trips come in all shapes and sizes.  Some are big.  Some are small.

Come Get Your FRESH CO SLAB!

By: Jul 30, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout's Fly Fishing would like to thank ALL of the contributors to the CO SLAB photo contest.  Each and every image and story has been great. 

July Fishing Update - Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers

By: Jul 27, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
We know a lot of our local customers and other Colorado anglers will be hitting the high country this weekend for fishing and other summer fun.  We just received this report from our friend Pete Mott, Owner of Trouttrickers Guide Service in the Colorado and Roaring Fork river valleys. If you are looking for the skinny on the Frying Pan, Roaring Fork below the Pan, or the lower Colorado River, there is some great real-time information in the following report.   “Our rivers...

Hang ‘em high and dry

By: Jul 25, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Hang ‘em high and dry

Fish On! Urban Carp Extravaganza TR

By: Jul 23, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The temperature: 102 degrees The sky: clear blue   The sun: high and scorching    The fish: present and accounted for     The exchange:   Michael Gracie (MG): “You see the fish?”   Greg Moran (GM): “Yup.”   MG: “Can you make that cast between the two trees?”   GM: “Yup.”   Prior to this Michael and Greg had spent some time talking about carp feeding behavior and the body language...

Roadless Warrior

By: Jul 17, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout’s had a chance to fish a few headwater creeks with Aaron Kindle, who works on the Sportsmen’s Conservation Project for Trout Unlimited. 

CO SLAB!

By: Jul 10, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Who wants to take a shot at a brand new Ross F1 and  Sharkskin Fly Line? 

Want To Catch More Fish This Summer?

By: Jul 09, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Catch More Fish this Summer!

Trout’s Urban Carp Extravaganza

By: Jun 28, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout’s Fly Fishing is kicking off our new guiding service and we want you to be a part of it.  

Cool & Clear

By: Jun 27, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Near the top of the Gore Range, there is a little creek that runs cool and clear.

Ask a Gear Head - Win $50!

By: Jun 26, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Do you have a burning gear or fishing related question that you need answered?