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
Photo by Adam Barbour The San Juan River is one of the most prolific tailwater fisheries in the West and is located roughly seven hours from downtown Denver. The fish are big and plentiful. The waters below the Navajo Dam spawn abundant flora, which in turn creates a fine environment for insect life, which then supports one of the most consistent trout populations in any large river, both in terms of quantity and average fish size.

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.   Red flags went up - ‘danger, danger.’  My initial split second assessment of the the situation: “this is not going to end well.”

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? Or instead do you want to catch a lot of fish? How about a-lot-of-big-fish?  If you are in this last camp, you should think about checking out the North Platte River just outside of Casper, Wyoming.  It is time for another Trout's Fly Fishing Summer Roadtrip.  

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.  Come join Trout’s Fly Fishing and two world class signature fly tiers on August 24 (2:00pm-5:00pm) here in the shop for a FREE tying demonstration.  You are not going to get this opportunity twice.  Make it happen.  

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.  “Trout’s has been a stalwart sponsor of the Carp Slam as well as a great partner of Denver Trout Unlimited for a number of years,” said Cory Stansbury, President of Denver Trout Unlimited.   “Because of this type of sponsorship, support, and long term commitment to the river that Trout’s provides, we are able to put on a...