Author: Trouts Staff
Fly Fishing Team USA member Riley Cotter with a healthy Roaring Fork Rainbow
When: Thursday May 6, 6pm – 8pm
Where: Trout’s Fly Fishing
and did we mention FREE BEER!!!!
Riley Cotter is a Colorado native born in the Vail Valley. Growing up in a mountain town gave Riley the ability to follow his passions, fly fishing being one in particular. His obsession with the sport ultimately led him to become a professiona guide with Gore Creek Fly Fisherman, where he spent nearly a decade guiding anglers on notable rivers like the Eagle, Colorado and Roaring Fork. In 2004, Riley took his angling carreer to a new level when he placed 5th at the ESPN Fly Fishing Challenge. Following this early success, Riley quickly recognized his potential at competitive fly fishing, and eventually ended up on the Fly Fishing Team USA. In addition to his competitive fishing career, Riley currently works at Umpqua Feather Merchants as a dealer service representitive.
Riley will be in the shop divulging the in’s and out’s of competitive fly fishing, as well as going into the techniques and strategies that have helped him excel in this unique sport.