Think all flies are created equally? Think again. Meet Brian Schmidt, the man who was put on this earth to make sure that the Umpqua flies that end up in your fly box – and ultimately at the end of your tippet and in front of a fish - meet the most rigid design and production quality standards. All because… Brian wants you to catch more fish.
Come take a boat ride with the Ross RX fly rod. First, we fished just off the coast of Nantucket for hard charging albies and then visited Guanaja, Honduras and stalked ultra spooky bonefish. Two very different situations and fishing conditions – same 8 wt fly rod.
If you have stopped in the shop or caught us one of our recent customer events in Denver, you most likely have picked up our seen our full color eight-page catalog highlighting our shop and fly fishing Guide Service. If you haven’t, here is an online catalog.
Denver Water has just announced that Stage 2 Watering Restrictions are going to go into effect April 1, 2013. Essentially, this will limit the number of days per week households are allowed to water their lawns. While this announcement may sound alarming to many residents and anglers alike, we at Trout’s would like to “clear the air” so to speak and elaborate on exactly what this ultimately means for our 2013 spring/summer fishing season. You don’t...
I had often wondered about the allure of steelhead fishing, but never could quite get a handle around the idea of standing in the cold and wet, casting a fly with an outsized rod, and waiting. And waiting. And waiting.
These fly boxes are awesome. They have been hot sellers in the shop but I have never been able to test them out in the field. When I say “test them out in the field” I actually mean stick them in my pocket and walk a saltwater flat.
Legendary Frank “I’m-still-runnin’-down-the-man” Smethurst stopped by Trouts today to give us a sneak preview of a few new Scott Fly Rod prototypes. We asked Frank to be our guest official for our Pack Vs. Vest drawing. Drum roll please. And the winner is…
Yes… we mean you… and your Colorado fishing license. This weekend is a great time to get renewed for the 2013 fly fishing season.