Last week brought a mixed bag of weather to the Front Range of Colorado. We fished in blizzard conditions in the South Platte Drainage on Wednesday May 1st but by Friday May 3rd the weather near Deckers was back in the 50s and the sun was out. You have to love spring fly fishing conditions in Colorado.
Come join Kirk Deeter on the second floor of the shop for an intimate evening where the author of Fly Fishing For Carp will give you a sneak preview into his new book as well as give you some inside information gleaned from his carp adventures here in Colorado and across the United States. Fly Fishing for Carp talks about the history of the species, eating behavior, and challenge they pose for the fly angler. Kirk will also talk about what he has on his plate for 2013.
Fly fishing for carp across the United States quickly turned from a grass roots underground movement to a full fledged trend with staying power seemingly overnight. One of the fisheries that helped make this happen is located right here in the Mile High City. With spring run-off approaching, the Denver South Platte can be a great close-to-home alternative option. May is "carp month" here at Trouts Fly Fishing and this is the first installment of a three part series.
We were able to spend four days in mid April fly fishing in different areas of the Roaring Fork River Valley. For two days, we floated the lower Roaring Fork between the town of Basalt and the Colorado River. We also had the chance to walk/wade the 'Fork above Basalt and had a great time fishing the lower section of Fryingpan River. We hope you enjoy this fly fishing report and photo essay that captures the high points, low points and hijinks of this dynamic...
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Designed to expand fly tier’s ability to create effective streamer patterns with the sole purpose of catching BIG fish. In this class you will learn specific techniques including articulation, spinning deer hair, and other methods designed to maximize movement of advanced streamers. 1 Night Only - $50/Person (class size is limited)