About the new Scott Radian, and betting on whether Gracie will get kicked off the pro staff

By: Jun 11, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Scott Fly Rod sent our guy Michael Gracie a prototype rod to test and provide feedback on.  He did as they asked, except when it came to keeping mum on his findings.  Roughly a month before the rod hits shop floors, he’s gone and blogged about it.  Read the brief review of the new Scott Radian 905/4 here. We are now taking wagers on how Scott will react to the premature disclosure – sending black helicopters to surveil Michael’s home...

TAKE A ROADLESS ROAD TRIP

By: Jun 10, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
LOOKING TO EXPLORE COLORADO?  TAKE A ROADLESS ROAD TRIP Last year we published a Trouts Spotlight about exploring Roadless Areas here in Colorado.  Exploring new fisheries and experimenting on your own is a great way to experience our great state.  Here is an another article on the same topic that was published in the Drake Magazine that might be of interest if you have aspirations of going off the grid and exploring new frontiers on your own.  Because sometimes fishing...

Fly Fishing Report: Waterton Canyon June 1st

By: Jun 07, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
I have a love/hate relationship with fishing in canyons.  I hate ‘em because I constantly find myself hung up in overhanging branches, slipping on scree, and twisting my ankle between boulders.  I love ‘em because I get to scramble around on large rocks and crevices like an eight year old, I can always find areas to fish where most other people won’t go, and I love fishing small zones of technical pocket water.  I love and hate canyons because they are...

TROUTS SPOTLIGHT - HOWLER BROTHERS

By: Jun 07, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
When I first came across Howler Brothers, a few lines in their catalog caught my attention. “We are Howler Brothers.  We are not really related by blood.  But we are bonded by many shared calling: surfing, fishing, paddling, and the good things that come with these pursuits.  Things like fire pits, really good tequila, limes and pre-dawn coffee.” I thought to myself: ‘I like these guys already.’ We think you are going to like Howler Bros as well....

Hopper Madness - Tying Grasshopper Patterns - June 27

By: Jun 06, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Hopper Impostor Hopper Madness - Tying Grasshopper Patterns - June 27 1 Night Only - $50/Person  - 6:00pm-8:00pm This fly tying class is designed to expand fly tier’s ability to create effective grasshopper patterns in anticipation of the amazing grasshopper fishing we should see in July and August.   We keep our tying classes small – Hopper Madness is limited to six (6) participants.  Call the shop at 303.733.1434 to reserve your seat. The Waterton Canyon...

Fish Local – With Kerry Caraghar

By: Jun 06, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Come join Denver angler and long time Orvis guru Kerry Caraghar on the second floor of the shop for an intimate evening where he will give you an inside look at dynamite fishing options close to the Mile High City.  Kerry will share tips and advice to help you fish rivers like Clear Creek, Bear Creek, and sections of the South Platte River more effectively.    June 13 - 6pm-7pm 1 night only - $0/person If you have any questions about this presentation call the shop at...

Something New is Coming to Trouts Fly Fishing

By: Jun 05, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
I've owned Trouts Fly Fishing for over 8 years now.  It’s been an exciting run.  Highlights include the move to our vintage location on 6th and Marion, launching Trouts Guide Service in partnership with Freestone Outfitters, and of course bringing together the most knowledgeable and friendly staff in all the Front Range.  But something new is afoot, and I can honestly say that it has created more buzz within my shop walls than anything else. I've always kept one...

Hosted Float Trip on the Eagle River - June 22

By: Jun 05, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts Fly Fishing and Vail Valley Anglers Hosted Trip with Tucker Ladd Location: Eagle River/Vail Valley Anglers (a Trouts Approved Outfitter) Trip Size: 6 Anglers Total (space is limited) Date: June 22, 2013 – Full Day Guided Float Trip Cost: $225 per angler ($450 for two anglers if you want to fish with a buddy/wife/etc) Event Description: Trouts Fly Fishing will host a guided day of fly fishing with Vail Valley Anglers on June 22nd with six (6) Trouts customers.  The trip...