The Upper Colorado River - Photo Courtesy of Colorado Trout Unlimited Trouts Fly Fishing has been a supporter of Colorado Trout Unlimited and the work they do in the name of healthy rivers for many years now. Rick Matsumoto is the President of Colorado Trout Unlimited, the lead conservation organization for Defend the Colorado. We caught up with Rick to talk in-depth about the threats to the Upper Colorado River and what’s being done to defend against those threats.
Photo Courtesy of Clint Packo As you may know, international destination travel is a pretty big piece of the puzzle here at Trouts Fly Fishing. This year, the shop is sending our team to the ends of the earth in pursuit of new species and fishing experiences. Cody Hoeckelberg will be breaking out his passport once again and this time he is heading south of the border. He’ll be spending a week in early June exploring areas around Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula. Here...
The crowds on the South Platte near Deckers were heavy this past weekend due to Memorial Day and higher flows on other rivers in Central Colorado. On the positive side, the increased angling pressure didn’t seem to impact the fishing on our recent client trips. We successfully landed a few rainbow trout that were measured right at the twenty-inch mark as well as a number of smaller brown trout.
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...
The Fryingpan River in late May Late spring is always a dynamic time of year here in Colorado. From a weather perspective, you never know what you are going to get when you head outdoors – especially up in the mountains. The good news is that there are almost always great fishing opportunities if you want to find them.
We hope everyone is enjoying their holiday weekend. Just a reminder, we are open today from 10am to 7pm to keep you fishing this week. Stop by on your way to your favorite fishing spot.
It's never our intention to be the bearer of bad news, remember we're just the mesengers. But with the famed Salmon Fly hatch about to begin in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison River and the Gunnison Gorge, we felt it necessary to keep our customers up to speed on what will be a dramatic increase in flows through these hallowed waters. From the BLM:
If you have been following Trouts Fly Fishing or visited us here at the shop, you know that most of us here are unabashed carp junkies. Here is a quick list of things you should know about carp and the Denver South Platte River if you decide to take on this challenging species on the fly.