Fly Fishing Report: The Colorado River Categories: 22
Here is a quick excerpt from this fly fishing report from the Colorado River: "We continued to move fish from the banks – some would swim along with the two intruders, giving them a thorough inspection. It was fun to watch all of the activity from the deck but it was getting a bit frustrating. So, I did what I often do at times when gill-bearing aquatic animals with small brains are outsmarting me – I cracked a beer and opened my fly box… again..."
Eagle River Float Fishing - a photo essay Categories: 22
A week back we took a few lucky customers to float the famed Eagle River with our friends up at Vail Valley Anglers. We had a memorable day on the water to say the least - many fish were caught, a beautiful river was experienced, and new bonds were built. The trip summed up what Trouts Fly Fishing prides ourselves on offering our customers: unparalleled service and unmatched days on the water. A big thanks to all of our customers who joined us, be sure to check out the...
Hosted Trip on the Piney River - July 20th Categories: 23
Come and experience one of the most scenic and wild trout fisheries in the West. The Piney River is a 28.2-mile-long tributary of the Colorado River. The Piney flows from high in the Gore Range to the confluence with the Colorado near State Bridge. This gem of a river is home to almost every species of trout in Colorado including brookies, browns, cutthroat, and rainbows...
Learn The Basics of Fly Fishing - July 24th Categories: 23
Join Cody Hoeckelberg here at the shop for our "Learn The Basics" fly fishing class. The goal of this in-store clinic is to instill a basic understanding of fly fishing gear, equipment, and essentials to prepare first time anglers for a day on the water.
Gear Review: Umpqua Ledges 500 Waist Pack Categories: 21
I began using/testing the Umpqua Ledges 500 Waist Pack in March of 2013. For me, a waist pack needs to be all-purpose. My initial thought around the aluminum stays that really set this pack apart from other waist packs was: “Hmmmm… not sure I like those aluminum bars.” After using the Ledges 500 for three months I can report that this is probably the most comfortable pack I’ve used and also the easiest to access. I've also found some very...
Films On Tap - July 18th Categories: 2024
Come enjoy great beers, great company and great fly fishing films all at a fantastic local outdoor venue! Costa Sunglasses is traveling the country setting up film nights in brew pubs, galleries and Trouts Fly Fishing has sponsored the Denver event.
Mako Madness With Rick Mikesell Categories: 221824
Photo by Alex Landeen The analogy between big game fly fishing and big game hunting may be a bit tired, but it holds very true. Off the coast of San Diego CA this past weekend, Alex Landeen, Conway Bowman, and I saw both extremes of this paradigm, while hunting for one of the most aggressive predators in the sea with fly rods.