Aerial video footage from the YR Ranch Think spey and switch rods are designed only for the Pacific North West, British Columbia, and Alaska? Think again. Check out our Switch Rod and Spey Casting Clinic that is being held on the renowned YR Ranch on the lower Blue River below Green Mountain Reservoir. Class size is limited to six (6) anglers and we only have four (4) spots remaining.
Join Trouts Fly Fishing and learn the basics of fly fishing so you can enjoy the sport this spring, summer, fall and for years to come. If you or someone you know has been on the fence and thinking about giving fly fishing a try, this class provides a great baseline and foundation. The goal of this class is to instill a basic understanding of fly fishing gear, rigging, equipment, and essentials to prepare first time anglers for a day on the water. ONLY FOUR SPOTS LEFT!
Don’t forget to join the Denver Trout Unlimited meeting TONIGHT (March 4th) at the Skylark Lounge. In addition to board elections (6-7pm), you will get information on what is happening on the South Platte River from a restoration and improvement perspective (general member meeting begins at 7pm). This is a great way to meet and engage with other local anglers and if you want to help the South Platte River from a fishing perspective, Denver Trout Unlimited is the only game in...
Here is some very exciting and positive news that just was announced by the EPA. We're now one step closer to protecting Bristol Bay. Bristol Bay is a one-of-a-kind natural resource and provides the spawning habitat for the world’s largest sockeye salmon, as well as rainbow trout, dolly varden, arctic grayling and four other species of pacific salmon. Here is a brief excerpt from an Associated Press article that appeared in the Washington Post: “The watershed...
In Today’s Gear Short we’re going to show you the Simms Headwaters Guide Hip Pack. This fly fishing hip pack is designed and built to carry a lot of gear and take a beating.
Photo Courtesy of Chris S. There is nothing we like better then getting a fly fishing report from a customer after we have set them up with gear for an international fly fishing adventure. We just received this report from Chris S. who we first met back in January. “I just returned today from Christmas Island ... it was incredible,” said Chris. “Giant trevally, big bones, all kinds of other species ... including a Barracuda!”
When you travel internationally to go fly fishing, things don’t always go as planned. Actually, I take that back. Most of the time something, somewhere, somehow… things manage to go awry. It actually makes sense. You are going somewhere new, fishing for a new species, making tight connections, using new gear and exploring new water. Sometimes… sXit just happens.
We’re starting to see signs of spring fly conditions here in Colorado – albeit sporadically. One day, we’ll be in shirt sleeves with the sun shining and the next in down jackets with snow flying. It is after all Colorado and we wouldn’t want it any other way.