Rick Mikesell and Alex Landeen are going to attempt to catch a mako shark this weekend with Conway Bowman... on the fly. They might. They might not. That's fly fishing. If they do... you will see it first on our instagram hashtag at #troutsflyfishing. Follow the action all weekend long.
Here is another great article about fly fishing and the Denver South Platte River and a sound bite from Carp Slam veteran Luke Bever: "Some of these places aren't the most serene places to fish, but I can go six minutes from my house to the Platte and catch a 20-pound fish," said Luke Bever, a Denver-rooted fishing guide who primarily works the South Plate area near Deckers, 90 minutes southwest of Denver. "Down in Deckers, we're fishing for trout primarily. But in the city I've...
Bear Creek is a tributary of the South Platte River not far from the Mile High City. Its source is Summit Lake near the fourteen thousand foot peak of Mount Evans. Bear Creek flows to a confluence with the South Platte River just south of Downtown Denver. We fished Bear Creek right around ~30 CFS. The water seemed quite a bit clearer up closer toward Evergreen Lake. This might have had to do with the estimated 6 billion people (!?) recreating in the river over Father’s Day...
We wanted to give everyone a quick report on our On-Stream Beginner Fly Fishing Class that was held this past Saturday at the Rowdy Trout Ranch. If you are looking to get into fly fishing for the first time - or get back to a sport that you once loved, this is a great way to do it.
Find out why Denver’s Westword rated Trouts Fly Fishing one of the "10 Best Shops on 6th Avenue" and meet some of our neighbors: “In these days of big-box stores, the shop-owner-as-expert paradigm is fading; it's as refreshing as a wade in a mountain stream to find a store that cares so much for its customers.”
Here are 10 Reasons you should buy "Fly Fishing For Carp" by Kirk Deeter. Because this soon-to-be-best-seller just arrived in the shop TODAY. If you are looking to crack the code on this sometimes elusive and always challenging species, this book is a must read.
Do you have the casting skillz to pay the billz? Do you want a shot at winning a St. Croix Avid Fly Rod? Registration is free - step right up and go toe-to-toe with the best casters in the Mile High City. Queue the Fist Full of Dollars theme song.
Just received this update on our Hosted Fly Fishing Float Trip on the Eagle River from our pals up at Vail Valley Anglers.