March Customer Events

By: Mar 04, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Introduction To Fly Tying When:March 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th Designed to build a solid foundation for the aspiring fly tier, this class will provide a well-rounded introduction to the tools, material and techniques necessary to create flies that catch fish.  All participants will receive an Umpqua Feather Merchants Deluxe Fly Tying Kit ($146 Value), which includes all of the tools and materials needed to start tying popular trout flies.   Fly Fishing Photography Clinic With...

Can You Improve Your Cast? Ask the Magic 8 Ball

By: Mar 04, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
What does my salt water future hold?  Better ask the Magic 8 Ball.

Fly Fishing Trip Report: Ascension Bay

By: Mar 01, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Here's the quick break down: we spent days one and two getting our feet wet with some bonefish and snook.  Days three and four I was given the opportunity to chase permit while Whitney worked on her tan, and day five concluded our trip with an effort to catch anything that would chase a fly. 

Fly Fishing Photography Clinic With Tim Romano - March 14th

By: Feb 28, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Do you want to take fly fishing photos like a pro this spring and summer?  Trout's Fly Fishing is here to help.  Come join Trout's and Tim Romano on March 14th at 6:00pm on the second floor of the shop.  Tim will present a free clinic to help improve your on-the-water shooting strategy and photography tactics.  This photography clinic will be packed full of tips and advice that will be useful for novices and more advanced photographers. In addition to Tim being in...

Learn The Basics of Fly Fishing - March 21st

By: Feb 27, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
When: March 21st – 6:00pm-7:00pm Where: Here at the shop (1303 East Sixth Avenue) Instructor: Cody Hoeckelberg Are you interested in learning the basics of fly fishing so you can enjoy the sport this spring, summer, fall and for years to come?  The goal of this class is to instill a basic understanding of fly fishing gear, equipment, and essentials to prepare first time anglers for a day on the water.  If you or someone you know has been on the fence and thinking about...

The Things They Carried: Guanaja, Honduras

By: Feb 26, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
When I was told to pull up Google Maps and pick a fly fishing location it didn’t take me long.  A few months prior to receiving my marching orders, I had a conversation with 2013 Carpslam partner and owner of our guide service, Clint Packo.  Clint told me about small lodge on the island of Guanaja that he was preparing to open for hosted excursions. The trip had a do-it-yourself feel, easy access to flats, and because of the island’s remote location, seemed to be a bit...

Switch Rod and Spey Casting Clinic - April 20th

By: Feb 25, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
(Photo Scott Tarrant) Think spey and switch rods are designed only for the Pacific North West, BC, 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. On-Stream Switch Rod Fly Fishing School $275 6 Student Limit Class Dates:  April 20, 2013 Learn the basics, versatility and advantages of using a switch rod on the water with one of our...

Winter fishbeer

By: Feb 25, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Here is another mind-bending installment of... At Trout’s we’re always trying to explore the bounds of fly fishing and find new stuff – and then share it with our customers. We’ve fished with Matt Dunn, the content creator behind the always–eye-brow-raising and sometimes-hair-raising site fishbeer.com.