WATCH: Five Flies for Rocktober

By: Oct 01, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Fish Purple this October!

Follow Along: Trouts Hosted Trip to the Bighorn

By: Sep 20, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Hell Yes!

WATCH: Fly Fishing Deckers in September

By: Sep 13, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Homewaters are fishing well!

Watch: Five Flies for September

By: Sep 01, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Terrestrial Season is hitting it's stride!

Watch: Abel Nipper Long-Term Review

By: Aug 31, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Seven years later: Still Sharp!

Watch: Granby Ranch Dry Fly Schools

By: Aug 16, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Don't Miss Out: Availability August 19th & September 16th!

WATCH: EPIC Lunchtime Casting Contest!

By: Aug 14, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Dave and Tanner couldn't resist taking these EPIC fastglass out!

Watch: Five Flies for August

By: Aug 01, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
It's Hopper-Dropper Season!

Five Flies for July

By: Jul 03, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
It's a full menu for July!

WATCH: “My Dad” from Orvis

By: Jun 18, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Happy Father's Day!

WATCH: A Colorado Rainbow Trout Eat A Mouse!

By: Jun 08, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Hits and Misses!

VIDEO: Five Flies for June

By: Jun 05, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Get your fix and flies for June!

WATCH: “Mr. Whiskers - Fly Fishing for Carp in Denver” Video

By: May 30, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Watch Trouts Fly Fishing General Manager Rick Mikesell get after some pre-work carp!

WATCH: Salmonfly Fly Tying Video - Cabin Bugs -

By: May 26, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Get ready for Salmonflies!

Guide Shack Tips: Sliding Perfection Knot

By: May 20, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Scott Dickson lends us some of his knowledge

WATCH: Reels, Reels, Reels - Spring 2017 Edition

By: May 12, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Check out what new reels are in the shop for Spring 2017!

VIDEO HATCH: Spring Fishing on the Arkansas River

By: Apr 26, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Dry Fly Season is Here!

5 Flies to Get You Through the Month of April

By: Apr 04, 2017 | Author: Tanner Smith
Fishing Will Be Lights Out!

Trouts presents Troublesome Creek

By: Apr 03, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Check out the new video from our newest exclusive property!

Sounds of Spring

By: Mar 25, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Dry Fly Season is around the corner!

Trouts Gives Back: CTU Headwater Funds

By: Mar 13, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Trouts Gives Back to The Colorado! #endorsedbymothernature

The Fifth Season - What Does It Mean to Us?

By: Mar 10, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Winter is starting to loosen it's grip!

Trouts Casting Tip: Don’t Be A Slacker

By: Mar 06, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Tune your casting stroke up before your next day on the water!

5 Bugs for March Video

By: Mar 03, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
5 BUGS FOR MARCH: Now on VIDEO!

Trouts Kicks Plastic

By: Mar 02, 2017 | Author: Ivan Orsic
Out with the plastic. In with the cardboard!

Saturday Repost: Trouts Winter Fly Fishing Colorado: The Dream Stream

By: Feb 25, 2017 | Author: Tanner Smith
Relive Trouts Idea of a Team Builder!

Trouts Winter Fly Fishing Colorado: The Dream Stream

By: Jan 25, 2017 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The Trout's Fly Fishing team closes shop and rings in the New Year on the fabled Dream Stream in South Park, Colorado. 

The Winston Way!

By: Jan 02, 2017 | Author: Tanner Smith
We are Proud of the Brands We Carry... And Winston is One of Those Brands!

Saturday Repost- The Streamer Chronicles: Kelly Galloup

By: Nov 26, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If you're a streamer fisherman you undoubtedly own at least a few of Kelly's patterns. 

PROVIDENCE- World Premiere 10/15!!

By: Oct 03, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Join us as we host Denver's premiere showing of Providence Saturday 10/15!

Trouts & Channel 7 News Head To The Dream Stream

By: Jun 21, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Check our the latest installment of Fishing Colorado where we head to The 'Dream!

Trouts & Channel 7 News Hit The Blue!

By: Jun 08, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The Blue is a Colorado classic providing year round fishing opportunites just over an hour outside of Denver! 

Urban Carp Quickie

By: May 24, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
While the South Platte through town may be making your Carp fishing a little difficult. The ponds around Denver are fishing great!

Episode 1 - Cheesman Canyon in Winter

By: Mar 26, 2016 | Author: Tucker Ladd
A 4-part video series about where we spend our time on the water.

Hank Patterson’s Mystery Of The Cuttyrainbrown - April 14th!

By: Mar 18, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Everyone's favorite fishing guide is coming to Trouts!

And the winner of the GRIDIRON GIVEAWAYS is…..

By: Feb 09, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Drum roll please!

Winter Carpin’ Quickie

By: Feb 02, 2016 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
60 degrees in January? Game on. 

Yeti Accessories - Lowball Ramblers Now Available

By: Oct 06, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
You can have your Happy Hour... but only after you've paid the full price!

Terrace Chrome - Simms Fishing

By: Sep 22, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Join Simms Ambassador, Darren Wright as he chases steelhead in his home waters of Terrace, British Columbia.

Introducing FedEx Delivery Manager!

By: Sep 21, 2015 | Author: Kevin Cooke
Keep Track, Take Control, Access Anywhere - FedEx Delivery Manager is just another way Trouts Fly Fishing continues to innovate.

TENKARPA!!!!

By: Jul 14, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
This never would have happened if one of our guides on Beaver Island hadn't mentioned he had three brand new Tenkara rods in the boat.... 

Installing A Big Sky Rod Box

By: Jun 15, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Our General Manager Rick can just about do this with his eyes closed at this point. See it all from start to finish!

This Is What It’s All About…...

By: May 25, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Good friends. Good fishing....and a little Trouts Guide Service action. 

Friday Video Distraction: El Pescador Edition

By: May 22, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Seeing as how our owner is heading South tomorrow on a Trouts Hosted Trip to El Pescador Lodge in Belize, the topic for today's video was an easy one. 

Friday Video Distraction: We’ve Got A Streamer Problem Edition

By: May 15, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
From the sounds of it Craig, MT is in need of an intervention. 

Friday Video Distraction: Salty Simms Edition

By: May 01, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
We've been keeping it pretty 'trouty' with these lately. Time to switch it up. 

Friday Video Distraction: Orvis Recon Edition

By: Apr 24, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Seeing as how a few of us are at the Orvis Guide Rendezvous in Montana as we speak- with some Recon's along side- this seemed all too fitting. 

Friday Video Distraction: Bighorn Edition

By: Apr 17, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Seeing as how a group of 6 lucky Trouts customers are currently en route to the Bighorn River for our hosted trip, a little footage from this legendary river only seemed appropriate. 

Friday Video Distraction: Belize If You Please Edition

By: Apr 10, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Let's head south this week to Belize for our Friday Video Distraction. 

Friday Video Distraction: Summer Time And The Livin’s Easy Edition

By: Apr 03, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Let's keep it rolling with the homemade Colorado footage! 

Friday Video Distraction: Off The Beaten Path Edition

By: Mar 27, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The weather this weekend is looking perfect to get out there and make it happen. 

Friday Video Distraction- Bow To The King Edition

By: Mar 20, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Oh, and don't 'trout set'......

Friday Video Distraction: Spring Is In The Air Edition

By: Mar 13, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Looks like we're staring down another great weekend to be in the Rockies. Get out there and catch some fish!

Friday Video Distraction: Faceless Edition

By: Mar 06, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If your plans include fishing this weekend, this is sure to get you fired up. 

Friday Video Distraction: Take A Road Trip Edition

By: Feb 27, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I've never met anyone who claims to have taken too many fly-fishing road trips.

Friday Video Distraction: Colorado Winter Edition

By: Feb 20, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Given the forecast for this weekend, a winter themed, Friday afternoon video seemed appropriate. 

Friday Video Distraction: Egdorf’s Western Alaska Edition

By: Feb 13, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Many of you may know, Trouts is headed to Alaska in September. Here is some INCREDIBLE footage of the lodge we're headed to! 

Friday Video Distraction- Colorado Edition

By: Feb 06, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
With the weather forcast we've got these next few days, I'm sure I won't be the only one out on the water this weekend!

Friday Video Distraction: Alaska Drone Edition

By: Jan 30, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Someone's sure handy with thier drone...

Friday Video Distraction- Hawaii On The Fly Edition

By: Jan 23, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Hawaii bonefishing is becoming more and more popular. This video does a great job showcasing exactly what this pursuit entails.....and what the rewards can be. 

Friday Video Distraction- Pueblo Tailwater Edition

By: Jan 16, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
I KNOW at least a few of you are sitting around thinking about fishing the weekend! 

Friday Video Distraction - Tom’s Tarpon

By: Jan 09, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
If you're not at the Fly Fishing Show then here's something to do

Friday Video Distraction

By: Jan 02, 2015 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Today is a good day to think warm thoughts.  

Fly Fishing Film Tour- January 24th!

By: Dec 27, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Once again, the Fly Fishing Film Tour will be making it's 2015 premier in Denver!

(Post Holiday) Friday Video Distraction

By: Dec 26, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
While I suspect many of you are not at work right now....this should still serve it's purpose if you're not on the water (as I wish I was...but am not)

Hatch For The Holidays

By: Dec 25, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Merry Christmas Everyone! 

Friday Video Distraction

By: Dec 12, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Because as always...fishing videos are better than work. 

Friday Video Distraction

By: Dec 05, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Because fishing videos are better than working....

CARPLAND!!!!

By: Nov 24, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
SAVE THE DATE! Fly Fishing Film Tour- January 24, 2015!

Friday Video Distraction

By: Nov 21, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
The weather is looking good this weekend to get out on the water! 

Orvis: The Tug

By: Nov 15, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Thanks to the good folks at Orvis, hours of entertainment awaits you...

Friday Video Distraction

By: Nov 14, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Because another Friday afternoon is upon us...Enjoy!

Friday Video Distraction

By: Nov 07, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
On the off chance that anyone is sitting around their office dreaming about fishing......

Friday Video Distraction

By: Oct 31, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
This is sure to fuel the fire for anyone who's got plans to be on the water this weekend. 

Who’s Ready For The Weekend?

By: Oct 24, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Just a little video action/distraction to help you get through the day. 

Fishpond 2015 Sneak Peek

By: Oct 18, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Looks like 2015 is going to be another good year for our friends over at Fishpond. 

Brown’s Canyon in HD

By: Oct 07, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Check out this visual treat filmed in Browns Canyon. Just don't blame us if it makes you want to head south. 

GREAT DAYS 9: FISHING BELOW THE BORDER from Smith Optics

By: Sep 12, 2014 | Author: Kyle Wilkinson
Fly Fishing in Mexico with Smith ChromaPop. Anyone else want to book a plane ticket? 

How to Set up a Double Nymph Rig - Denver Post Featured Video

By: Jun 26, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
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

How To Roll Cast - Denver Post Featured Video

By: Jun 22, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
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.

Video Spotlight: Scott

By: Jun 10, 2014 | Author: Erik Myhre
If you are not familiar with Scott Fly Rods out of Montrose Colorado or have never cast a Scott rod before, this is a great video that will give you insight into what they are all about.

Flies, Films, and Foam: The Lineup

By: Jun 04, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts Fly Fishing and the Fly Fishing Film Tour are excited to announce the lineup of films that have been chosen for our inaugural “Flies, Film and Foam” event being held June 12th from 8-10pm at the Thin Man Tavern. This FREE film event is sponsored by Costa and Orvis and we will have great raffle items on hand as well – someone is going to win BIG! Without any further ado, here is a sneak peek at some of the eye candy you’ll see next week: Flies, Films and Foam...

Flies, Films, and Foam - June 12th

By: May 09, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The Fly Fishing Film Tour, Orvis, Costa, and Trouts Fly Fishing will be hosting a FREE night of fly fishing movies and also raising money for the Defend the Upper Colorado Coalition and Colorado Trout Unlimited. "Flies, Films and Foam” will be held at the Thin Man Tavern centrally located in the Uptown neighborhood of Denver on Thursday June 12th. The films will be presented from 8-10pm.  In addition to NEW and FRESH fly fishing films we will also have great raffles with all of...

Video Spotlight: Scott Fly Rods

By: Apr 24, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
If you are not familiar with Scott Fly Rods out of Montrose Colorado or have never cast a Scott rod before, this is a great video that will give you insight into what they are all about. Their story is fairly simple: with over thirty-five years working to perfect the design and performance of fly rods, Scott  has developed a way of doing things that they call “The Scott Difference.”  The difference is focused on handcrafting every rod they sell. It’s driven by their...

Video Spotlight: Cuda Quickie

By: Apr 18, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
We spent quite a bit of time getting prepared for barracuda before we left for our trip to South Andros Island (you can check out our how-to  'cuda rig videos on our blog and our youtube channel).  Once we were there, we spent more time stalking these aggressive fish on the flats - both on foot and from the boat.  It took a little while to crack the code, but we were finally able to connect. These fish are super fast - and aggressive.  Below is what happened...

Nautilus Reel Video

By: Mar 31, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Our pals over at Gink And Gasoline and Nautilus Reels put together this time-lapse video of a reel being constructed.  We spend quite a bit of time talking to our customers about machined aluminum reels that are designed, manufactured and tested right here in the United States.  This video is a great example of how it is done.  Nautilus Reels is one of the finest fly reel on the market and is backed by 177 years of family tradition and manufacturing excellence.  The CCF II...

Video Spotlight: Simms G3 Guide Boot

By: Mar 21, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
In our last two Simms Video Spotlights, we focused on the G3 Guide Stockingfoot Wader and the Headwaters Guide Hip Pack.  Today we’ll take a look at the Simms G3 Guide Boot.  This wading boot is Bombproof… with a capital B.  If you need a new pair of boots before your season gets into full gear, stop in the shop and try a pair on.

Video Spotlight: Bonefish on the Flats

By: Mar 18, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Here is a taste of flats and bonefish eye candy from our pals up at Simms Fly Fishing- not to mention a surprise species at the end.  If you have never experienced a salt water fly fishing adventure, or if you are looking to plot your next conquest, check out our International Travel page or give the shop a call at 303.733.1434.

Video Spotlight: Casting In The Wind

By: Mar 17, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
We’ve been working with quite a few clients who are going to be traveling to salt water destinations.  One natural element that anglers are often times challenged by – both here in Colorado in ocean fisheries – is wind.  Here is a quick video created by the Orvis Company that gives a few solid tips on how to both overcome windy conditions, but also how to use the wind to your advantage. Trouts Fly Fishing does provide private casting classes if you have an upcoming...

Spotlight Video: Setting The Hook Downstream

By: Mar 12, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Our good pals over at Field and Stream’s Fly Talk are always sharing quick and easy to understand fly fishing tips.  This one, about setting your hook downstream vs upstream, will help you avoid pulling your fly from a fish’s mouth and missing that connection.  On the water, we see this happen all the time with both subsurface nymph rigs as well as dry fly fishing on the surface. If you are interested in more tips and advice on how to improve your fly fishing, keep your...

Connect With Fly Fishing In Colorado

By: Mar 07, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
If you've never connected with Trouts Fly Fishing, here is what it looks and feels like. Last fall, Trouts Fly Fishing and Guide Service headed out to the YR Ranch and spent a few days camping and fishing on the river - throwing both single and double handed rods. We had all kinds of weather and fishing conditions thrown at us. This quick video gives you a chance to experience what we saw on the water in high definition.  If you would like to take a fly fishing trip with Trouts Fly...

Spotlight Video: Simms G4 Boa Boot

By: Feb 06, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
At the recent International Sportmen’s Exhibition here in Denver, we spent a lot of time talking to customers about the new 2014 Simms line of fly fishing outerwear – specifically the new wading boots.  One of the models that our customers found of interest was the new G4 Boa Boot.  Above is a great video overview and tutorial about this boot.  Features include: The Simms NEW RiverTread™ Platform for guide-ready wading performance, support & traction...

South Andros Island Bonefish Video

By: Jan 29, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Photo Courtesy of Deneki Outdoors In preparation for our trip to the Andros South Lodge in the Bahamas in mid March, I’m in a constant state of research and preparation.  I haven’t been to South Andros Island in almost 10 years.  For many of our clients, this will be their first salt water fly fishing adventure – ever.  For me, there is always a sense of excitement as a trip nears.  We will be taking our clients out for a private casting clinic later in...

Surface Film 2014

By: Jan 28, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
It was great to see the Denver Fly Fishing community representing in force this past weekend.  Now, you have another chance to do it again.  The Greenbacks are holding their 4th annual Surface Film event showcasing some of the nation’s best fishing photography from across the globe at the Anthology Fine Art Gallery on Thursday February 6th, 2014. If you have never been to Surface Film before, this is a ‘don’t-miss-winter-event’ held only here in the Mile High...

Denver Fly Fishing Film Tour Recap

By: Jan 27, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Trouts Fly Fishing would like to thank everyone who attended the Fly Fishing Film Tour this past Saturday evening.  Together, in partnership with the Orvis Company, we were able to raise $1500+ for the Defend the Upper Colorado River Coalition with our two reel raffles.  A BIG thanks goes out to each and everyone of you who purchased a ticket and helped the cause!   The films were great this year and we had a blast.  If you live outside of Denver and the Tour comes around...

Fly Fishing Film Tour 8pm Show SOLD OUT!

By: Jan 23, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
The 8:00pm Fly Fishing Film Tour at the Oriental Theater in Denver is now officially sold out.  The good news, Trouts Fly Fishing still has a handful of tickets to the 4:00pm show that is premiering on January 25th. If you have never been to a Fly Fishing Film Tour before and are interested in what you will see, you can check out our post from yesterday that includes trailers from each film.  Or, you can read this great article from Denver Post’s Scott Willoughby. “But...

Denver Fly Fishing Film Tour: Almost Sold Out

By: Jan 22, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Don’t forget to get your Fly Fishing Film Tour tickets today.  We have less than 20 tickets for the 8pm show available – we’ll most likely be sold out TONIGHT.  If you want to go to the 4:00pm show, tickets purchased at Trouts Fly Fishing are $13 vs. $15 at the door. Trouts Fly Fishing and Guide Service will be at both the 4pm and 8pm show on Saturday January 26th.  In addition to sponsoring the show, Trouts has partnered with Orvis in effort to help raise more...

2014 Fly Fishing Film Tour - Tickets Now Available

By: Jan 06, 2014 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Tickets for the 2014 Fly Fishing Film Tour in Denver, CO are now available at Trouts Fly Fishing and our online store. You can check out some of the videos that will be included at F3T below. Trouts is a long time sponsor of the Fly Fishing Film Tour and the 8:00pm show usually sells out a week before the show – get your tickets sooner rather than later. Tickets can be purchased online or at Trout's Fly Fishing on 6th Avenue, directly in-between Cherry Creek and Downtown Denver....

WAYPOINTS Film Review

By: Nov 22, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
Photo Courtesy of Jim Klug We know that a LOT of our customers and fly fishing clients joined us at the WAYPOINTS show on November 8th. We had a great time at the show and we raised a lot of money and awareness for the Defend the Upper Colorado River Coalition. Here is the first review of the film.  Our pal Kirk Deeter from Field & Stream's Fly Talk is well known for calling 'em like he sees ‘em – and this review he pulls no punches. Here’s a snippet from a...

WAYPOINTS Recap!

By: Nov 14, 2013 | Author: Tucker Ladd
All Photos Courtesy of Trevor Brown Trouts Fly Fishing would like to thank everyone who participated in the Denver WAYPOINTS show this past Friday Night.  The movie was fantastic and in total, we were able to raise over $3000+ for the Defend the Upper Colorado River Coalition and Colorado Trout Unlimited. .  We could not have done this without the generositity of our show sponsors Simms, fishpond, Costa,  Drake Magazine, Hatch, Umpqua , and the Fly Fishing Film Tour and all of...