This past weekend I had the chance to hit the Denver South Platte River again. It has been a busy summer here at the shop and with the upcoming Carp Slam Tournament only a few weeks away, my carp game needs tuning. Two weeks ago I went zero for three on a solo fly fishing trip to the South Platte. This time, I headed out with carp guru and fellow shop employee Rick Mikesell and photographer closet-carp-junky Tim Romano. I’m happy to report that the team put...
With the Carp Slam less than a month a way we’re going to crank up the carp rhetoric in August. Trouts Fly Fishing has teamed up with Carp Pro Magazine for this carp trivia contest. The first person who can answer these questions correctly here on the Trouts blog will win brand new Orvis Carp Trucker Hat.
At Trouts Fly Fishing we like to help promote local stuff. In this case, Trouts would like to highlight Danny Frank who writes the Delta Trout Force Blog and his introduction of Lee Molvie, another Trouts Fly Fishing customer. Check out Danny’s blog and read all about Lee’s first trip to the salt. If you have never taken a salt water trip, there is a lot of great information packed into this blog post.
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It looks like this story might have some teethe. Read the entire fly fishing report and the danger this species represents to the Colorado River drainage by Scott Willoughby in the Denver Post.
August might be here already but the summer fly fishing fun isn't over yet. We have an action packed educational curriculum and event calendar on tap this month.
When the staff at Trouts Fly Fishing attended the IFTD show in Las Vegas we were able to catch the Drake Magazine’s 2013 Video Awards. There was new stuff… old stuff… and most importantly, videos that you voted on. Here’s the trailer and the LINK to this year’s winners.
(Photo: Scott Willoughby, The Denver Post) Scott Willoughby from the Denver Post has written about another great river conservation/rehabilitation success story here in Colorado. Here’s a sound bite: “Perhaps the most remarkable thing about stream restoration is its immediacy. Take the pollution out of the river and fish can survive. Add some structure, dig out a few pools, shore up eroding banks, and the fish move into the improved habitat almost instantaneously. It...