In the first two parts of this three part series we talked about the South Platte River and carp behavior in general. In our third installment, we’ll look at what fish you should avoid and what fish you should key in on – as well as some basic strategies for presenting a fly to a feeding carp. Lastly, we’ll talk about some basic fly patterns that should get you ready to hit the Denver South Platte River.
Are you trying to figure out fly fishing options for this weekend as we approach spring run off in Colorado? Here are a few ideas and resources to think about.
ALL POINTS BULLETIN: one of our good friends and customer here at the shop just had his car broken into. The following list of fly fishing gear was stolen.
Who wants to win a FREE On-Stream Beginner Fly Fishing Class? Here's how: show up TONIGHT (5/23) for our Casting & Cocktails event in Washington Park, drop your name in the hat, and you will be entered to win a trip this Saturday to a private ranch on the North Fork of the South Platte River.
With rivers blowing out with runoff across the state, tailwater fisheries with controlled flows are starting to get crowded. Nonetheless, the South Platte River through Deckers is still fishing well and the water is clear.
If you are interested in learning how to fly fish, Trouts has a sure-fire education curriculum this week that will get you enjoying the outdoors and into fish.
This past weekend Cody Hoeckelberg, Danny Frank and 12 other volunteers participated in Casting For Recovery. Danny Frank writes the blog www.deltatroutforce.com and did an awesome write-up on the event and took some amazing photos.