Spring is Great Streamer Fishing in Colorado

Spring is Great Streamer Fishing in Colorado Even with a 120% snowpack in Colorado, it seems that spring has come a bit early this year.  I guess that’s why we live in paradise! Now is the time to start dusting off the 3-4wt. Dry-fly rods [Read More]

Tips for fishing Small Dry Flies of Spring

Tips for fishing  Small Dry Flies of Spring Wow was it nice to be out casting dry flies this week on the Eagle river here in the vail valley.  With all the great warm weather this last couple of weeks, the Blue Winged Olives have [Read More]

The Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing in Colorado: Part 4, Recommended Beginner Fishing Spots

Ready to explore the great wide open and start casting? You’ll need a few hotspot recommendations to make your first outing a success. Check out some of the best places to begin your fly fishing career and get started today: The Big Thompson: The Big [Read More]

The Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing in Colorado: Part 3, How to Cast

Learning how to cast starts with your grip. Use your dominant hand to grab the rod and curl your fingers around the cork handle so your thumb is on top. Rest the bottom of the rod on your forearm to keep it stable. Your wrist [Read More]

The Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing in Colorado: Part 2, Types of Fish in Colorado

Trout is the “quintessential” fish in Colorado, yet there are more beautiful fish swimming in our waters. In Part Two of our series, we’ll review some of the many fish you’ll find on the end of your fly fishing line. Rainbow Trout:  These trout are [Read More]

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing in Colorado: Part 1, The Lingo

Colorado is a beautiful state and one full of fantastic fishing opportunities. It includes thousands of miles of rivers and streams, and seemingly endless lakes. The Centennial State is also home to one of the largest and most important waterways in the United States, the [Read More]