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With a 3 day weekend in the forecast for many of you reading this, I can't think of a better way to spend some of that time than by hitting the river and putting a few fish in the net!
Set The Hook (DOWNSTREAM!)
If free casting lessons, fishy conversation, and a few cold beverages sound like your idea of fun then this is for you!
Join us Tuesday May 24th for this exciting in-store presentation!
Put this casting tip to use next time your on the river!
All in all we are sitting primed and ready for a solid Spring and Summer fishing season
Because we've all been there....
Spring has arrived and you know what that means....so has Casting & Cocktails!
If the answer is YOU make sure you also have a valid 2016 fishing license!
WHAT'S MORE IMPORTANT- FLY SELECTION OR PRESENTATION?
Just remember- "Whoever Pulls First Loses"
What Exactly Happens During "The Spawn"?
Pegging an egg can be a very effective and efficient way to target fish from Fall through Spring. Here's how to do it the right way.
Put these three tips to use next time you decide to catch a trout by lookin' at him!
Here's your chance to learn from one of the nation's leading authorities on carp fishing!
Aside from the fact that we have FREE memberships available!
Learn to fly-fish for FREE with Trouts Fly Fishing!
If the arrival of Winter does not signal and end to your fishing, chances are high you'll be spending some time on a tailwater.
Save The Date! Tuesday February 2nd!
Save The Date: Friday January 22nd!
Join Trouts Outfitting Manager Kyle Wilkinson as he discusses fishing the South Platte during Winter!
If you enjoy winter fishing, then head to the South Platte!
Have you ever found yourself in this position?
Common Comment: "Oh yes, we definitely fish all year round here"
Common Response: "You do?"
Did you know Simms Gore-Tex Waders can be washed in a washing machine? This will add years of life to the wader and increase breathability- and who doesn't want that?
It all starts with a simple question.
Thoughts on presentation, retrieval, casting and on-water fly adjustments.
Space is still available for next Thursday's class!
Let's face it, there's always been and will always be, an endless supply of 'things' to buy for your fly-fishing.
Tips and Tricks for rigging, fly rods, fly lines, and leader and tippet selection.
Just get one already.......
There's no time like the present to start fly-fishing!
A quality fly rod and reel combo doesn't have to break the bank.
Tis' The Season To Feed Them Meat!
I use the term 'covering water' alot in my writings. Here's what this means to me in 5 simple steps.
We've only waited 9 months for this...
It only takes a couple minutes to get your dirty fly line looking good again!
What's with this 'CFS' term I keep hearing everyone mention?
I know the customers in my Orvis 101 classes aren't the only people who could benefit from this.
If you pay any regular attention to this Blog, you’ve probably noticed me mention more than once lately that the fishing has been really good this past month.
I’d venture to say one of the first things any budding young fly-fisher is quickly going to notice when delving into this wonderful sport called fly-fishing is the ‘numbers’ side of it.
These tips will help you land big fish when the odds are stacked against you
So you've taken our Orvis 101 classes. Now what?
JOIN TROUTS OUTFITTING & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER KYLE WILKINSON AS HE DISCUSSES FISHING OUR HOME WATERS OF THE SOUTH PLATTE.
We are pleased to annouce we will now be taking our fly bins to the internet!
Now can be one of the best times of the year to experience some truly phenomenal fly fishing!
Learn to fly-fish for FREE with Trouts Fly Fishing!
Check out our top 7 tips for staying safe and staying upright when wading during runoff.
No matter where you're headed during these next 4 weeks, these flies are sure to produce.
Let's kick things off with a bang tomorrow night! Winston rods, Scientific Anglers Fly Line Challenge, cold beverages....what more do you need?
Trouts Fly Fishing is PLEASED to announce we are now your NEWEST location to participate in Orvis 101 and 201 classes here in Denver!
Last Fall I wrote a piece about Blue Wing Olives (Baetis) mayflies. Additionally, you may have noticed I've been mentioning this little bug a lot lately in my fishing reports. The trout are really keying in on them right now, and in case you missed this article during the last go-round, here it is again for a little refresher.
Orvis 101 - Wednesday 5/20 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Orvis 101 - Wednesday 5/6 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Due to the growing popularity with this class geared towards beginning anglers, Trouts will now be offering our Learn The Basics class TWICE a month.
Let Trouts help you become the best angler you know!
I'm not really sure there's any way to add a creative element to this post....
We are currently sold out of spots for our Learn The Basics class next Wednesday the 18th. Our next scheduled Learn The Basics will be Wednesday April, 15th.
New to the sport of fly-fishing? Join us for this class designed just for beginners!
We stumbled upon this fly fishing knots infographic on Fix.com and thought it was worth sharing.
In an attempt to make sure everyone gets the opportunity to hear this great presentation we're going to have Round 3 this Thursday!
Got a saltwater trip on the books? Here are 4 quick tips sure to improve your distance and accuracy!
#FlyFishingShow Instagram Pictures - 2015
Presentation, Reading Water and Final Thoughts
Winter Bug Life: What does a trout eat during Winter?
Let's start from the top: What Happens To A Trout During Winter?
I would like to give a big THANK YOU to everyone who stopped by the shop last Thursday.
If the approach of Winter means the end of your fishing season, properly storing your gear is a must.
Making the most out of your nighttime game.
We've all been there.....and by "there" I mean left empty handed after losing a big trout.
How to make the most out of your subsurface game.
Kokanee Salmon are swimming in many of our rivers right now. Get out and catch one!
Photo Credit: Louis Cahill. Here's a good article from Louis Cahill over at Gink & Gasoline about his first experience in Cheesman Canyon.
If you've been to our Facebook page you may have seen a new wall post we've been doing every Monday called Let's Hear It!
Join one of Trouts Guide Service top guides as he discusses streamer fishing. You won't want to miss this!
Choosing the "right" fly shouldn't be hard!
Photo Credit: Louis Cahill. As we begin to move into the fall (which if history proves correct, will be followed by winter) one thing pretty much becomes a guarantee. All of us will be spending quite a bit of time staring at a strike indicator in the months to come.
September will be a great month for fly fishing in Colorado. What to expect and where to go this month!
Only 2 spots left for our On Stream Beginner School. Join Trouts Guide Service for a great day of fly fishing!
I have no problem admitting it.....I'm a river guy. The bigger the better.
Join us September 3rd from 5:30-6:30pm for our hugely popular Learn the Basics of Fly Fishing class!
Everyone has their favorite time of year and a subsequent favorite type of fly. Some prefer early season caddis, other pegging eggs in the spring and fall, or maybe big streamers throughout the year. Myself, I'm a confessed hopper man.
Trouts Fly Fishing is different than most the other fly shops. Our mission here is to connect you to what you are most passionate about: fly fishing here in Colorado and across the globe.
At Trouts Fly Fishing we are always ready to try new things and to introduce our customers to innovative fishing techniques and equipment. For some time now, Tenkara fishing has been a captivating style of fly fishing. There is no doubt that the simplicity of Tenkara has a place here in Western fisheries.
In effort to explore this style of fishing and introduce our clients, Trouts is pleased to announce that we are now a Tenkara USA dealer. We now have a wide variety of rods...
On-Stream Beginner Fly Fishing School - July 12th
Interested in fly fishing? Join Trouts Fly Fishing on Saturday, July 12th for our On-Stream Beginner Fly Fishing School. This one-day fly fishing school will cover casting, reading water, basic entomology and fly selection. Space is limited so grab a spot today!
Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost: $195 per person
If you are interested, stop by or give us a call (303) 733-1434.
Are you interested in learning how to set up a double nymph rig? Check out this video that our friends at the Denver Post put together covering the entire Double Nymph Rig from fly line to fly. If you are interested in learning more, stop by the shop, give us a call or check out one of our upcoming events.
Learn the Basics of Fly Fishing - July 9th - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
On Stream Beginner Fly Fishing School - July 12th - All Day
On Stream Intermediate Fly Fishing School - July 19th - All Day
A big THANK YOU to the Denver Post for helping produce this great instructional video in conjunction with Trouts Guide Service. With fishing starting to light up across the state, now is a great time to get into the sport of fly fishing. Be sure to check out our comprehensive educational offering scheduled through the rest of the summer, or just come by the shop and allow our experienced staff to help get you into this great sport.
Substantial runoff years like we're currently experiencing are really a blessing in disguise. On one hand it's nothing but a burden on fisherman, as the high and off-color rivers impede our desire need to fish. Yet at the same time the abundance of water will help guarantee an explosive late-summer fishing season, as well as reservoirs and rivers that will be flush full of cool mountain water. So the big question on the first day of summer is when will the 2014 runoff...
If you would like to learn the basics of fly fishing we have two seats available in our upcoming class being held Wednesday June 18th from 5:30-6:30pm. The goal of this class is to instill a basic understanding of fly fishing gear, equipment, and essentials to prepare first time anglers for a day on the water. We also spend quite a bit of time teaching how to tie knots and rigging. We will also have plenty of time for hands on questions and answers. If you or someone you know has...
We’re just moving into prime time trout season here in Colorado. If you have been thinking about giving this challenging sport a try, our On-Stream Beginner Fly Fishing School is a learning opportunity that you do not want to miss. Right now we have three (3) spots available for our class being held June 21st.
When: Saturday, June 21, 2014 (full day guided trip)
What Time: 08:00 am - 5:00 pm
School Cost: $195 per person - limited to six (6) participants (full day)
The first time I ever tried to hit a salmonfly hatch was on the banks of the Deschutes River in central Oregon. I did my planning, my research, and lined everything up with a buddy who lived in Portland. After a three hour flight and a 2 ½ hour car ride we arrived on the Big-D and immediately found giant salmonflies in the grass, willows and Russian olives.
They were seemingly everywhere.
Then, without ceremony, my buddy grabbed a bug and chucked it into...