Photo by Kat Yarbrough Geoff Mueller is senior editor at The Drake Magazine and just authored the book "What a Trout Sees: A Fly-Fishing Guide to Life Underwater." The photography in the book is by Tim Romano and the forward is by Tom Bie (owner/publisher of the Drake Magazine). Geoff will be here in the shop on April 18 from 6-7pm to give a quick talk about the book and to sign new copies. Put this one on your calendar!
This rainbow trout was hooked in the Denver South Platte and taped at 19" - not too shabby for a city fish One of the projects that we have all been working so hard for has finally started. On March 25, The River Enhancement Project began in the section of the South Platte near the Carson Nature Center. This is the first of at least two projects that are designed to improve and enhance the metro section of the South Platte River. Here are a few quick facts and highlights that...
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.