Author: Trouts Staff
Catching the green drake hatch on the Fryingpan is one of the greatest spectacles found here in the Rocky Mountain West. I was well prepared for such an event due to the fact that in my hand was a Winston BIIIx 4 weight, 8' 6", dry fly chucking machine. The rod is light in the hand, extremely versatile and deadly accurate.
Trout's Fly Fishing is teaming up with Denver Trout Unlimited, and is proud to present the 5th Annual South Platte Pro-Am Carp Slam, a fly fishing
tournament that raises money to repair the South Platte River as it runs through the
Denver Metropolitan area.
Denver Trout Unlimited, the organization that stages the tournament, believes that the
metro section of the South Platte can be greatly improved and is taking steps to help fix
the river and surrounding habitat. DTU’s vision is to create urban oasis, an escape
from asphalt and traffic, and a place to teach kids to fish, boat or care about the
The most obvious feature of Sage's 3800 CF Series of reels is its very minimal weight, the carbon fiber spool allows for a reel that is, in most cases, a full ounce lighter than similarly sized competitors. While maintaining the benefit of minimal weight, the full machined cage packs a drag that is built for work, easily putting the brakes on bulldogging South Platte Carp, with a few more clicks of power to spare.