Targeting Trophy Fall Brown Trout- IN STORE PRESENTATION!

By: Sep 28, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Save the date! Next Tuesday October 4th!

Part 2: Streamer Fishing the Big Waters

By: Sep 23, 2016 | Author: Tanner Smith
Following up on Part 1. Some helpful tips to help you Streamer fish the Big Rivers of Colorado. 

Tips From The Guide Shack ft. Zeke Hersh

By: Sep 21, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Use Zeke's "Triple Trouble" to put more fish in the net this fall!

Saturday Repost: Leech Love

By: Sep 17, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If you know anything about me, or have read any fishing report I've ever put up, you KNOW I love leeches. So does Landon Mayer!

Part 1: Streamer Fishing the Small Stuff

By: Sep 16, 2016 | Author: Tanner Smith
Breaking down some helpful tips when fishing streamers on Colorado's smaller creeks and river forks. 

From The Archives: Let’s Go Catch A Kokanee

By: Sep 13, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
KOKANEE SALMON ARE SWIMMING IN MANY OF OUR RIVERS RIGHT NOW. GET OUT AND CATCH ONE!

6 Ways To Instantly Start Taking Better Fish Photos

By: Sep 12, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If you've ever been frustrated by the quality of your fish photos then this article is for you!

Saturday Repost: Fish Every Cast

By: Sep 10, 2016 | Author: Tanner Smith
With Fall fishing just around the corner, Justin Pickett offers some great advice!

September Casting & Cocktails- Next Wednesday!

By: Sep 07, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Join us next Wednesday and let Trouts help you become the best caster you know- FOR FREE!!!

Terrestrials Gone Wild!

By: Sep 06, 2016 | Author: Tanner Smith
There's still time to leave the nymphs at home. Here are some ideas on making the most of fishing late Summer terrestrials!!

CAST & SIP

By: Aug 12, 2016 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Join us for our first ever CAST & SIP wine tasting and fly casting party

Don’t Miss Out On Casting & Cocktails- NEXT WEDNESDAY!

By: Aug 11, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
A new month is upon us and that only means one thing- CASTING & COCKTAILS is back!

Orvis 301 Schedule Announced!

By: Jun 02, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Sign up for your Orvis 301 TODAY!

Who’s Fishing This Memorial Day Weekend!?

By: May 27, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
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! 

Tips From The Guide Shack: ft. Scott Dickson

By: May 26, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Set The Hook (DOWNSTREAM!)

Who’s Coming To Casting & Cocktails This WEDNESDAY!?!

By: May 23, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If free casting lessons, fishy conversation, and a few cold beverages sound like your idea of fun then this is for you!

In Store Presentation: A Fly-Fishers Guide To Colorado’s Lost Lakes & Secret Places

By: May 16, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Join us Tuesday May 24th for this exciting in-store presentation!

Want More Distance? Then Don’t Cast To The Fish!

By: May 10, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Put this casting tip to use next time your on the river!

Snowpack Update

By: Apr 13, 2016 | Author: Tucker Ladd
All in all we are sitting primed and ready for a solid Spring and Summer fishing season

Saturday Repost: How To Unravel Prepackaged Leaders

By: Apr 09, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Because we've all been there....

It’s Back! Casting & Cocktails April 20th!

By: Apr 06, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Spring has arrived and you know what that means....so has Casting & Cocktails!

Who’s Fishing This (beginning of April) Weekend!?

By: Apr 01, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If the answer is YOU make sure you also have a valid 2016 fishing license!

My Number 1 Fly Casting Tip

By: Mar 28, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson

Fly Selection: As Explained Through A Bag Of Doritos

By: Mar 25, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
WHAT'S MORE IMPORTANT- FLY SELECTION OR PRESENTATION?

Tips From The Guide Shack: ft. Kyle Wilkinson

By: Mar 23, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Just remember- "Whoever Pulls First Loses"

Have You Redd It?- From The Trouts Archives

By: Mar 22, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
What Exactly Happens During "The Spawn"?  

Get Your Rig Right: Pegging An Egg

By: Mar 20, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
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. 

3 Tips To Quickly Improve Your Sight Fishing

By: Mar 17, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Put these three tips to use next time you decide to catch a trout by lookin' at him!

Fly Fishing For Carp In-Store Preso ft. Dan Frasier!

By: Mar 16, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Here's your chance to learn from one of the nation's leading authorities on carp fishing!

Why You Should Join Trout Unlimited

By: Mar 02, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Aside from the fact that we have FREE memberships available!

Does The Color Of Your Sunglass Lens Really Matter?

By: Feb 15, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Yes. It Does.

Sign Up For An Orvis 101 Today!

By: Feb 05, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Learn to fly-fish for FREE with Trouts Fly Fishing!

4 Ways To Catch More Tailwater Trout

By: Feb 03, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
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. 

Beyond The Flies: Making The Most Out Of Your Winter Fishing

By: Jan 25, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Courtesy of Gink & Gasoline

Fly Fishing The North Platte: In-Store Presentation ft. Blake Jackson!

By: Jan 20, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Save The Date! Tuesday February 2nd! 

Fly Fishing Cuba: In-Store Presentation ft. Art Webb

By: Jan 14, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Save The Date: Friday January 22nd!

A Guide’s Guide To Fishing The South Platte During Winter: In-store Presentation!

By: Jan 07, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Join Trouts Outfitting Manager Kyle Wilkinson as he discusses fishing the South Platte during Winter!

South Platte River Report: 12/15

By: Dec 15, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If you enjoy winter fishing, then head to the South Platte!

I Know My Flies Are Right….So What’s Wrong?

By: Dec 08, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Have you ever found yourself in this position? 

Top 10 Flies For Winter On Colorado’s Front Range

By: Nov 23, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Coutesy of Orvis.com

The Bighorn River- The World’s Best Tailwater

By: Nov 18, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Tune in tonight!

What Happens To A Trout During Winter?

By: Nov 16, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Common Comment: "Oh yes, we definitely fish all year round here" Common Response: "You do?"

How To Wash Your Simms Gore-Tex Waders

By: Nov 13, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
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?

Mind Your Manners: Stream Etiquette 101

By: Nov 12, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It all starts with a simple question.

Streamer School: Part 3

By: Nov 10, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Thoughts on presentation, retrieval, casting and on-water fly adjustments. 

Sign Up Today! Orvis 101 November 12

By: Nov 05, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Space is still available for next Thursday's class!

10 Items You Should Always Take To The River

By: Nov 05, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Let's face it, there's always been and will always be, an endless supply of 'things' to buy for your fly-fishing. 

Streamer School: Part 2- Rods, Lines & Rigging

By: Oct 31, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Tips and Tricks for rigging, fly rods, fly lines, and leader and tippet selection.

4 Reasons Why You Need A 4 Weight

By: Oct 28, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Just get one already.......

Fall/Winter Orvis 101 Schedule Announced

By: Oct 22, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
There's no time like the present to start fly-fishing!

Back To Basics: Your First Fly Rod

By: Oct 21, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
A quality fly rod and reel combo doesn't have to break the bank. 

Streamer School: Part 1

By: Oct 08, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Tis' The Season To Feed Them Meat! 

My 5 Step Strategy For Covering Water

By: Oct 05, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I use the term 'covering water' alot in my writings. Here's what this means to me in 5 simple steps.

Fly Fishing In October

By: Oct 02, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
We've only waited 9 months for this...

How To Clean A Fly Line

By: Sep 21, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It only takes a couple minutes to get your dirty fly line looking good again!

Back To Basics: Know The Flow

By: Sep 18, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
What's with this 'CFS' term I keep hearing everyone mention? 

Back To Basics: Loop To Loop Connection

By: Sep 12, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I know the customers in my Orvis 101 classes aren't the only people who could benefit from this.

Why You Need Dry Shake

By: Sep 10, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Trust us, just get some. 

The Guide’s Playbook: Late Summer/Early Fall

By: Sep 07, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
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.

What’s With The Numbers?

By: Aug 27, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
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.  

5 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Hopper Fishing

By: Jul 20, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
It's HOPPER time!!!! 

5 Tips For Landing Big Fish In High Water

By: Jul 02, 2015 | Author: Tucker Ladd
These tips will help you land big fish when the odds are stacked against you

Take Your Orvis 201 With Trouts!

By: Jun 24, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
So you've taken our Orvis 101 classes. Now what? 

Save The Date! In Store Presentation: The South Platte Made Simple

By: Jun 06, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
JOIN TROUTS OUTFITTING & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER KYLE WILKINSON AS HE DISCUSSES FISHING OUR HOME WATERS OF THE SOUTH PLATTE.

Stock Your Fly Box From Your Computer!

By: May 30, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
We are pleased to annouce we will now be taking our fly bins to the internet!

Making The Most Of Runoff

By: May 29, 2015 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Now can be one of the best times of the year to experience some truly phenomenal fly fishing! 

Orvis 101’s- Now EVERY Wednesday through August!

By: May 27, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Learn to fly-fish for FREE with Trouts Fly Fishing!

7 Tips For Safe Wading This Season

By: May 18, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Check out our top 7 tips for staying safe and staying upright when wading during runoff.

The Deadly Half Dozen

By: May 12, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
No matter where you're headed during these next 4 weeks, these flies are sure to produce.

Casting and Cocktails - Winston and Scientific Anglers

By: Apr 29, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
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: Your NEWEST Orvis 101/201 location!

By: Apr 22, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Trouts Fly Fishing is PLEASED to announce we are now your NEWEST location to participate in Orvis 101 and 201 classes here in Denver!

Blue Wings On The Brain: The Refresher Course

By: Apr 06, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
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 - 5/20 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

By: Apr 01, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Orvis 101 - Wednesday 5/20 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Orvis 101 - 5/6 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

By: Apr 01, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Orvis 101 - Wednesday 5/6 - 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Back By Popular Demand: Learn The Basics Of Fly Fishing April 1st

By: Mar 21, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
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. 

Class Is In Session: Private Casting and Fly-Tying Lessons

By: Mar 12, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Let Trouts help you become the best angler you know!

2015 Fishing Licenses Now On Sale

By: Mar 11, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I'm not really sure there's any way to add a creative element to this post....

Learn The Basics Of Fly Fishing- March 18th-SOLD OUT!

By: Mar 11, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
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. 

Learn The Basics Of Fly Fishing- February 18th.

By: Feb 09, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
New to the sport of fly-fishing? Join us for this class designed just for beginners!

Fly Fishing Knots - The Blood and Improved Clinch Knot

By: Jan 31, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
We stumbled upon this fly fishing knots infographic on Fix.com and thought it was worth sharing. 

Let’s Do It Again! A Guide’s Guide To Fishing The South Platte During Winter. THIS THURSDAY 1/29

By: Jan 27, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
In an attempt to make sure everyone gets the opportunity to hear this great presentation we're going to have Round 3 this Thursday!

Casting Quick Fix: Saltwater Edition

By: Jan 22, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Got a saltwater trip on the books? Here are 4 quick tips sure to improve your distance and accuracy!

#Fly Fishing Show Instagram Pictures -The Latest and Greatest

By: Jan 10, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
#FlyFishingShow Instagram Pictures - 2015 

Winter Trout Fishing: Part 3

By: Dec 30, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Presentation, Reading Water and Final Thoughts

Winter Trout Fishing: Part 2- Flies and Food Sources

By: Dec 20, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Winter Bug Life: What does a trout eat during Winter? 

Winter Trout Fishing: Part 1

By: Nov 26, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Let's start from the top: What Happens To A Trout During Winter? 

Winter Fishing- In-Store Presentation: Follow Up

By: Nov 25, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I would like to give a big THANK YOU to everyone who stopped by the shop last Thursday. 

Tips For The Off-Season: Gear Storage

By: Nov 07, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If the approach of Winter means the end of your fishing season, properly storing your gear is a must. 

Night Time Is The Right Time

By: Oct 24, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Making the most out of your nighttime game. 

Fightin’ Lunkers: How To Play And Land Trophy Trout

By: Oct 17, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
We've all been there.....and by "there" I mean left empty handed after losing a big trout.

Weighing In On Weighting Up.

By: Oct 10, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
How to make the most out of your subsurface game. 

Let’s Go Catch A Kokanee!

By: Oct 03, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Kokanee Salmon are swimming in many of our rivers right now. Get out and catch one!

Those Darn Smart Trout!!

By: Oct 02, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Photo Credit: Louis Cahill. Here's a good article from Louis Cahill over at Gink & Gasoline about his first experience in Cheesman Canyon. 

What Do You Want To Know About Fly Fishing?

By: Sep 30, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
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! 

Fall Streamer Tactics with Reid Baker

By: Sep 29, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Join one of Trouts Guide Service top guides as he discusses streamer fishing. You won't want to miss this!

Back To The Basics- Fly Selection Made Simple

By: Sep 19, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Choosing the "right" fly shouldn't be hard!

Making The Bobber Better

By: Sep 16, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
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. 

Fly Fishing in September

By: Sep 11, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
September will be a great month for fly fishing in Colorado. What to expect and where to go this month!

On Stream Beginner School September 13th.

By: Sep 09, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Only 2 spots left for our On Stream Beginner School.  Join Trouts Guide Service for a great day of fly fishing! 

The Small Stream Equation

By: Sep 01, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I have no problem admitting it.....I'm a river guy. The bigger the better.