Review of GPS Fishing Maps

Review of GPS Fishing Maps For over a year many of us around here have been using GPS maps of the many rivers in Colorado, Wyoming and Montana for both wade fishing and float fishing navigation.  Because these maps are GPS, you don’t need a [Read More]

The Colors of Winter-How blue and pruple flies are taking winter by storm.

  The Colors of Winter –Blue and purple flies are taking winter by storm .  I was just unpacking my first fly shipment of the new year and notices the # of different patterns that we are getting that are purple or blue.  In the [Read More]

Top Fly Patterns for Winter Trout

  Top Fly Patterns for Winter Trout Now that we can officially call it Winter, it doesn’t mean the Trout stop feeding. The locals here in the Vail valley are very savvy when it comes to knowing what gear to use when hitting the mountain [Read More]

Gift Card Sale

GIFT CARD SALE From Dec 1st -15th. you can receive 20% off a Fly Fishing Outfitters Gift card.   A Fly Fishing Outfitters Gift card is a perfect gift for the Fly – fisher who has everything or so you thought.  Our gift cards are [Read More]

Gear Review: Review of the Predator Fly Rod from Redington

Gear Review: Review of the Predator Fly Rod from Redington Over the course of the last several years  working in the Fly fishing industry as both a guide and shop owner I have had the opportunity to cast, fish and otherwise play around with just about [Read More]

The Best of Winter Fly-fishing in Colorado

  The Best of Winter Fly-fishing in Colorado Having grown up in the Mid-west where the sun goes on vacation from October until may, the thought of breaking out the fly-fishing gear in Winter was hard to fathom.  But then again we were avid ice [Read More]

Improve your Streamer Fishing

Streamer fishing has really evolved over the past 15 years, from fishing small patterns like Mickey Finns and Grey Ghosts fished swung and quickly stripped back on floating lines, to flies commonly ranging from 4-6 inches long, often with lots of bulk, a large profile, [Read More]

The Colors of Fall- Fall Fly Fishing in Colorado’s high Country

Aaaahhh the first day of Fall in Colorado’s high country.  Many people dread this day as the beginning of the dark days of Winter, but not the fly-fishing enthusiast.  The crowds of summer are long gone the water conditions are fantastic and the trout are [Read More]

Switch your Style

TENKARA If simplicity is your game, the ancient Japanese art of Tenkara is the right way to go. Tenkara fly fishing (Japanese: テンカラ, literally: “from heaven”, or “from the skies”) is a traditional type of fishing practiced in Japan that should not be confused with fly-fishing. [Read More]

The Long and the Short of it: A guide’s guide to long vs. short rods

                      The Long and the Short of it: A guide’s guide to long vs. short rods I recall when I broke into the guiding bus. Back in 1996 there wasn’t much more choice in the [Read More]