Tom Rosenbauer’s 7 Top Winter Fly-Fishing Tips

‘Tis the season for winter fly-fishing. Here are seven tips to get you started, as well as my favorite fly patterns: 1. Pick the right place. Best winter rivers are Colorado tailwaters like the South Platte, Yampa, Frying Pan, or Gunnison; Montana tailwaters like the Bighorn [Read More]

Review of Orvis Helios 3 Fly rod “It’s Worthy”

Review of Orvis Helios 3 Fly rod “It’s Worthy” Since October we have had our hands on the new Orvis Helios 3D 9ft 5wt rod. Several of the staff had the opportunity to fish with it from the boat and wading. Fishing everything from smaller [Read More]

Going for 0% in 2018-Going Green to the Extreme!

Going for 0% in 2018! Over the past several years we have enjoyed some great success in our business and have tried hard to be “Stewards” of the outdoors.  In our effort to be bigger and better we were partially neglecting one thing.  We are [Read More]

Fall is Time to Fish Streamers in Colorado

Fall is Time for Streamers! 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 [Read More]

Get Jiggy With It

JIG NYMPHS Fly fishing with jig nymphs has been around for a while, but it’s only recently that we’ve seen a surge in their popularity. While fishing with dry flies has long been the go-to for anglers of all experience and skill levels, there are [Read More]

Are You Serious!!!

Helios 2 35%off all Helios 2 Rods The Helios 2 is a featherlight war club that defies the laws of physics and has the backbone of an I-beam. Lighter in hand and 20% stronger than any rod we’ve ever developed, it transitions energy directly from your [Read More]

EUROPEAN NYMPHING TECHNIQUES WORKSHOP

EUROPEAN NYMPHING TECHNIQUES WORKSHOP Sunday Sept 1st & 2nd Join us at FLY FISHING OUTFITTERS 9am Friday September 1st and 2nd  for a comprehensive workshop on the techniques of European/Modern Nymphing. The day’s events will be hosted by FFO guide Jason Lieverst. About Jason Lieverst: [Read More]

Center of the Colorado Fly-fishing Universe

    Vail and Beaver Creek’s proximity to some of the best fly fishing in Colorado might very well make it the center of Colorado’s Fly-fishing universe. Since Moving to the Vail valley in 1992 to mainly ski-bum I did become quickly aware that there [Read More]

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]