Road Trip: Jackson

By: Aug 14, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout’s Fly Fishing is going to highlight a number of destinations within a seven hour car ride of Denver.  Our goal is to give our customers and readers ideas and options for a long range summer road trip.  In addition to giving you some basic information about the fishery, we spoke to experts who are very familiar with these locations.  If you are headed in their direction, give these people a call.  They know the water, and in most cases, we have personally fished...

Casting and Cocktails - August 23rd

By: Aug 13, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Casting and Cocktails - Knot your average fly fishing event Here’s what we bring - a quiver of Scott A4s and a massive Yeti cooler filled with ice.   Here’s what you bring - a good sense of humor and a desire to learn how to fly cast or improve your current casting skills... and BYOB.   Here’s where/when we bring it: August 23rd 5:00-7:00pm on the South East Corner of Washington Park (Louisiana and Gilpin).

CO SLAB WINNER!

By: Aug 09, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout’s Fly fishing is proud to announce that we had dozens of photos submitted for our first CO SLAB contest. Our customers were asked to submit photographs that capture the spirit fishing in Colorado along with a description of the experience. The hardest part of this contest was choosing the winner. It was tough.

Road Trippin’

By: Aug 06, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Road trips come in all shapes and sizes.  Some are big.  Some are small.  Some road trips are wildly complex and others are beautifully simple.  At the root of most fishing trips to new frontiers is something unique yet universal: exploration, travel, curiosity, research, trial and error... new water.     Here is what a recent road trip to the Montana backcountry looked like when Trout's teamed up with our pals at the Drake Magazine.  The recipe...

Come Get Your FRESH CO SLAB!

By: Jul 30, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trout's Fly Fishing would like to thank ALL of the contributors to the CO SLAB photo contest.  Each and every image and story has been great.  Here is a random sampler of some of the photos that caught our attention so far.  The contest ends tomorrow so there is still time for submissions.  Thank you and enjoy some great fishing sights and stories from the great state of Colorado!

July Fishing Update - Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers

By: Jul 27, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
We know a lot of our local customers and other Colorado anglers will be hitting the high country this weekend for fishing and other summer fun.  We just received this report from our friend Pete Mott, Owner of Trouttrickers Guide Service in the Colorado and Roaring Fork river valleys. If you are looking for the skinny on the Frying Pan, Roaring Fork below the Pan, or the lower Colorado River, there is some great real-time information in the following report.   “Our rivers...

Hang ‘em high and dry

By: Jul 25, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Hang ‘em high and dry The stone flies started popping and suddenly it looked as if the sky was full of small helicopters.  I dug into my box and pulled out the biggest stone imitation I could find and fished around for my floatant.  The good news is that I had a couple of stimulator patterns that would do the trick; the bad news is that I had left my floatant in another pack.  

Fish On! Urban Carp Extravaganza TR

By: Jul 23, 2012 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The exchange: Michael Gracie (MG): “You see the fish?”   Greg Moran (GM): “Yup.”   MG: “Can you make that cast between the two trees?”   GM: “Yup.”