And The Pack Vs. Vest Debate Winner Is…

By: Mar 22, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Legendary film star and fly angler Frank “I’m-still-runnin’-down-the-man” Smethurst stopped by Trouts today to give us a sneak preview of a few new Scott Fly Rod prototypes.  We asked Frank to be our guest official for our Pack Vs. Vest drawing.  Drum roll please.  And the winner is… Congratulations to Jessica Kubik!  You just won a hot-off-the-screen-press limited edition Trout’s Signature T-Shirt. Send your shirt size and mailing...

Helpful Reminder: Your Colorado Fly Fishing License Expires 03/31/2013

By: Mar 22, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Yes… we mean you… and your Colorado fishing license.  This weekend is a great time to get renewed for the 2013 fly fishing season.  Don’t forget that all annual licenses issued before 3/15/2013 will expire on 03/31/2013.  The good news: stop by the shop and you can renew your license quickly and easily.  You will also have a chance to pick our brains to figure out where you should go fishing next – we’re always getting up to the minute river...

Pack Vs. Vest: You Decide

By: Mar 21, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Vest or Waist Pack?  You decide – and tell us why. 

Trout’s Spotlight: Scott Wells and Gyotaku Art

By: Mar 21, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Come by Trout’s Fly Fishing to see a select collection of gyotaku prints on display by Denver angler and artist Scott Wells.  You might recognize Scott’s work from last year’s Denver Trout Unlimited’s Carp Slam.  Scott designed the amateur and the pro T-shirts as well as donated original prints for auction items in effort to help raise money for the South Platte River (one of which is on permanent display here in the shop - right behind our rack of fly rods...

Umpqua Ledges 500 Waist Pack

By: Mar 20, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
There has been a ton of chatter in the fly fishing world about the new Umpqua Ledges 500 Waist Pack.  Most recently in the Denver Post – and just a few days ago in Boulder’s Daily Camera.  Why all the buzz?  Umpqua was recently awarded the Field & Stream 2013 "Best of the Best" for its Ledges 500 Waist-Pack.  “The new line of technical Umpqua fishing packs have a few really unique design features that set them apart from the rest of the pack, most...

Opportunity To Fish The Lower Blue River

By: Mar 19, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
This 26" bruiser was hooked, landed and safely released this past Saturday on the Lower Blue River - photo courtesy of Reid Baker Trout’s Guide Service just had a last minute cancellation for one of our signature properties on the Lower Blue River this Thursday – March 21.  A last minute trip cancellation = an awesome fly fishing opportunity for you.  As an incentive to get a Trout’s customer to book this trip, we are offering a $40 discount off our full day guide...

North Fork of the South Platte Fishing Report

By: Mar 18, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
There is no doubt that springtime fly fishing in Colorado is upon us.  We had some wind, some rain, snow, big smiles… and a ton of fish hooked and landed this past weekend. 

Keep your eyes on the flows

By: Mar 15, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Are you planning a fly fishing trip this weekend?  Don’t forget to keep an eye on the flows.  For real-time river flow information across the state that has been conveniently organized, check out our Stream Flows Page. If you are getting out for the first time in March and want to know what to expect at some of Colorado’s more prolific fisheries, check out our Colorado Fishing Conditions Page. We hope these are helpful resources for you.  Have a great weekend and...