The Magnificent Midge for Winter Fly Fishing

The Magnificent Midge Midges, Midges and more Midges.  When the weather in the heart of the Rocky Mountains has turned to the short days of winter and many fly fishers have traded in their fly rods for skis or snowboards.  Trout also realize that the [Read More]

What Makes Project Healing Waters so Amazing & Why We Love Working With Them

Fly fishing may often be a fairly solo sport, but at Fly Fishing Outfitters, we know how important community is and we’re all about getting involved. That’s why we’re proud to volunteer with Project Healing Waters, an awesome nonprofit dedicated to helping veterans through fly [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]

Gear Review – Fishpond Yampa Guide Lumbar Pack

      The Fishpond Yampa Guide Lumbar pack is a great representation of all the qualities that make Fishpond an undisputed leader in the bag/pack/luggage/travel gear of the fly fishing world.  Fishpond, now entering its second decade, has a passion for creating products that stretch the boundaries [Read More]

Review of the Orvis Sonic Tailwater Wading Jacket

Orvis Sonic Tailwater Jacket                 The Orvis Sonic Tailwater Jacket is at the top of its class and would be a great shell for any angler that loves to tackle all the seasons head on. Orvis has constructed this jacket using the same sonically welded [Read More]

Winter Fly Fishing in Colorado’s Ski Country

  Colorado is ski country let’s get that straight. To most casual observers, winter in Colorado means waxing up the boards and hitting the snow, waiting in lift lines and sitting in traffic. But to those of us in the know, winter is a dual [Read More]

12 Days of Fishmas! [song]

Have you heard the 12 Days of Fishmas? Ho ho ho! Get your favorite fly fisherman or fisherwoman all the gear they need from Fly Fishing Outfitters!