January was a really busy month for us here at Trouts. Somehow, we forgot to share this article about the fly fishing prospects on the Arkansas River and the new Gold Medal water designation. As always, Scott Willoughby from the Denver Post delivers a great piece talking about why this is important for the Arkansas as well as the State of Colorado.
Every so often a piece of media will come across my desk that reminds me of the beauty, splendor and simplicity that is fly fishing for Trout. I have been fortunate to travel the globe in search of exotic species, but trout has always been a fish that grounds me and exemplifies why I love this sport so much.
Don't let your your best spring fly fishing opportunity slip away! The YR Ranch is an extremely unique property in the spring months. We wanted to update our readers briefly on availability since our last spotlight: in March and April Trouts Fly Fishing and Guide Service only has 21 days that are still available.
If you haven’t noticed, at Trouts Fly Fishing we spend a lot of time fishing and talking about the South Platte River. One organization that is trying to improve this fishery is the Denver chapter of Trout Unlimited. If you would like to learn more about fly fishing on the Denver South Platte and/or get more involved with helping to make improvements to the river, DTU is having a social meeting on Tuesday February 4th at 7:30 at the Skylark Tavern.
Photo Courtesy of Deneki Outdoors In preparation for our trip to the Andros South Lodge in the Bahamas in mid March, I’m in a constant state of research and preparation. I haven’t been to South Andros Island in almost 10 years. For many of our clients, this will be their first salt water fly fishing adventure – ever. As part of the planning process, I scoured the interwebs trying to find a decent video that captures some of the situations we’ll...
It was great to see the Denver Fly Fishing community representing in force this past weekend. Now, you have another chance to do it again. The Greenbacks are holding their 4th annual Surface Film event showcasing some of the nation’s best fishing photography from across the globe at the Anthology Fine Art Gallery on Thursday February 6th, 2014.
Trouts Fly Fishing would like to thank everyone who attended the Fly Fishing Film Tour this past Saturday evening. Together, in partnership with the Orvis Company, we were able to raise $1500+ for the Defend the Upper Colorado River Coalition with our two reel raffles. A BIG thanks goes out to each and everyone of you who purchased a ticket and helped the cause!
There is something to be said about starting out a new fishing season. Out with the old – in with the new. In my case, 2013 was a pretty terrible year for fly fishing for carp in the South Platte River. My biggest problem: I didn’t get out enough. A secondary issue, we had a lot of big and off color water last year that made sight fishing difficult. Thirdly - and this is just a working theory at this point - the fish in the Denver South Platte...