Road trips come in all shapes and sizes. Some are big. Some are small. Some road trips are wildly complex and others are beautifully simple. At the root of most fishing trips to new frontiers is something unique yet universal: exploration, travel, curiosity, research, trial and error... new water. Here is what a recent road trip to the Montana backcountry looked like when Trout's teamed up with our pals at the Drake Magazine. The recipe...
Trout's Fly Fishing would like to thank ALL of the contributors to the CO SLAB photo contest. Each and every image and story has been great. Here is a random sampler of some of the photos that caught our attention so far. The contest ends tomorrow so there is still time for submissions. Thank you and enjoy some great fishing sights and stories from the great state of Colorado!
We know a lot of our local customers and other Colorado anglers will be hitting the high country this weekend for fishing and other summer fun. We just received this report from our friend Pete Mott, Owner of Trouttrickers Guide Service in the Colorado and Roaring Fork river valleys. If you are looking for the skinny on the Frying Pan, Roaring Fork below the Pan, or the lower Colorado River, there is some great real-time information in the following report. “Our rivers...
Hang ‘em high and dry The stone flies started popping and suddenly it looked as if the sky was full of small helicopters. I dug into my box and pulled out the biggest stone imitation I could find and fished around for my floatant. The good news is that I had a couple of stimulator patterns that would do the trick; the bad news is that I had left my floatant in another pack.
The exchange: Michael Gracie (MG): “You see the fish?” Greg Moran (GM): “Yup.” MG: “Can you make that cast between the two trees?” GM: “Yup.”
Trout’s had a chance to fish a few headwater creeks with Aaron Kindle, who works on the Sportsmen’s Conservation Project for Trout Unlimited. Aaron is a fishy guy and is also leading the charge to protect fish species and habitat here in Colorado. Aaron spent a few minutes giving Trout’s the lowdown on Roadless areas and why they are important to anglers and other Coloradans.
Who wants to take a shot at a brand new Ross F1 and Sharkskin Fly Line? At Trout’s Fly Fishing, we’re big fans of fish related photography. We know that there are a lot talented photographers out there and many of them are already our customers. We’re launching a photography contest this summer – we know that you are going to be getting after it and we want to showcase your fish - and your photography skills.
Do you want to catch more fish this summer? Are you interested in strategies and tactics that will help you find new water during challenging summer conditions? Interested to learn about Colorado Roadless Areas and the small creek and still water opportunities that can be found within their boundaries? We thought so.