Attention steelhead junkies and gearheads: our pals over at Deneki Outdoors have a really cool steelhead rig and gear contest going on right now. Here is a snippet from their contest rules: "We want you to write up your favorite steelhead rig, in the same basic format that we use in our ‘Expert Rig’ series. We want to know the specific models of rod, line and reel that you use. We want to know every knot that you use from arbor to fly. We want to hear your commentary on why...
I don’t do a ton of winter fly fishing - but I always look forward to it. The number one reason: it is usually so different than fishing in the spring, summer and fall months. The number two reason: there are typically fewer people on what are normally busy sections of river. Number three: the fishing can be lights out.
Trout's Holiday Happy Hour: December 13th When: 4-9pm Where: 1303 E. 6th Avenue, Denver CO 80218 Do you want a chance to win an all-inclusive day of guided fly fishing on a world class river in Colorado? How about a $500 Simms shopping spree here at the shop? What about a brand-spankin’ new Scott Fly Rod?
Trout's Fly Fishing would like to thank ALL of the contributors who participated in our “Best of 2012” photo contest. It is now time for you to cast your vote because we want to know what everyone else thinks before we award the GRAND PRIZE - a fishpond Sling Pack!
At Trout’s Fly Fishing, we’re big fans of rooting for the underdog. Here's a great piece on the much-maligned mountain whitefish by Denver Post's Scott Willoughby. "Unlike the regal rainbow and fierce brown trout these high-mountain bottom-dwellers share habitat with, whitefish are actually native to Colorado rivers. Mostly they suffer from an image problem." CLICK HERE for the entire Denver Post Article.
Our “Best of 2012” Photo Contest continues to crank and we have a slew of great submissions on instagram. This week’s winner…
"The permit was about 50 feet in front of me and I was lucky enough to have a moderate wind at my back. He was moving in my direction – the opportunity was as perfect as I could hope for. My first cast was short but the permit didn’t spook. My second cast was surprisingly on target. As the permit got closer in his methodical search for crabs I gave my bug a short strip and then another. I caught his attention and he moved toward my fly..."