Carp Slam Draw

By: Sep 07, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Here is a quick overview of the Pro/Am teams that were drawn tonight for Carp Slam 7 which kicks off Saturday morning, September 7th.  Now, things get interesting.  It should be a great day for this fly fishing tournament held on Denver’s own South Platte River.  (Source: Denver Trout Unlimited) Do you want to check out the recent river conditions or the Carp Slam Beats?  Or, check out real-time stream flows for the sections of the South Platte river...

Top Fly Fishing Dog On The Blog!

By: Sep 06, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Birdie Relaxin'! The votes were counted… and then recounted.  Now, the results are in!  Congratulations Birdie and Gregg Barckholtz!  Birdie is Trout Fly Fishing’s new “Top Dog On The Blog”!  A special thanks goes out to photographer Bernie Eng who captured this great photo. The Grand Prize for winning this photo contest is a brand-new Orvis FleeceLock Wrap Around Dog Bed and a Trouts Signature Trucker Hat.  Here is another shot of...

UPDATE: Hosted Trip On The Colorado River - September 21st and 22nd

By: Sep 05, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
  UPDATE: Here is an update on this this unique trip and additional menu details  – straight from the private chef who will be preparing dinner and breakfast for our guests.  If you’ve heard about this trip and have been on the fence, this might tip you right over:  “Saturday afternoon appetizers when you get off the river - tapenade of sundries tomatoes, olives, garlic, roasted peppers and feta cheese served on a piece of grilled/toasted ciabatta...

The Things They Carried: Denver South Platte Carp Slam

By: Sep 04, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
With the Carp Slam just eight days away I decided to get out and after it one last time before the fly fishing moratorium kicked in (Carp Slam competitors are not allowed to fish any of the beats seven days prior to the event).  My plan was to hit the Denver South Platte River after work – with a very specific fish in mind.  With the waning afternoon light and approaching thunderheads, I planned to return to the same section of river where I had been burned just a week...

Waypoints Trailer - Premiere November 8th

By: Sep 03, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Confluence Films just released the new film trailer for their fourth feature-length film “Waypoints.”  Trouts Fly Fishing will be sponsoring and co-presenting the premiere of this much anticipated fly fishing film at the Oriental Theater in Denver on November 8th, 2013.  Tickets are ON SALE NOW.  This film has been in the making for almost two years.  We’ll see the Confluence crew travel and fish St. Brandon’s Atoll in the Indian Ocean, the jungles...

New Fall Shop Hours

By: Sep 02, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
 

New Product Spotlight: Topo Designs

By: Aug 29, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
If you haven’t heard of Topo Designs yet, chances are… you will very soon.  These guys are local here in Denver, they have great ideas, and they use inspiration from their outdoor activities across the globe in their design and production of their bags, apparel and accessories.  Here’s a quick sound bite from the guys at Topo Designs – come check out their gear here at Trouts Fly Fishing – and let us know what you think:  “At Topo Designs we...

Casting & Cocktails With Scott Fly Rods - September 5th

By: Aug 29, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Join Trouts Fly Fishing and the Scott Fly Rod Company and cast the new line of Scott Fly Rods including the brand new Radian 905/4.  In addition to casting these rods that are designed and manufactured right here in Colorado, you’ll get to interact with subject matter experts who are knowledgeable about every design nuance that makes these high performance fly rods so unique.  This FREE Casting Clinic will in Washington Park from 5:00-7:00pm on the Southeast corner of the park...