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]

Gear Review: Redington Butter Stick Fly Rod “The Name says it All”

Gear review: Redington Butter Stick Fly Rod “The Name says it All” It’s not often that you go out and purposely track down the most affordable rod in a category to use. Especially when you have all the “Pro deals” at your disposal.  That was [Read More]

The Colorado Caddis of Summer

            The Chaotic Caddis of Summer       Summer is here and time is right for fishing those crazy chaotic Caddis.  Fly fishers the world over spend a good chunk of their lives chasing the caddis hatches that can [Read More]

What Makes Fly Fishing So Family Friendly?

Fly fishing is a fantastic family friendly activity that offers a host of benefits. We’re all about encouraging families to try new recreational activities together, especially those that feature the beauty and serenity of nature. Here are some reasons why Fly Fishing is great for [Read More]

Back By Popular Demand: Kid’s Fly Fishing Camps in Colorado

Fly fishing camps for kids are back by popular demand at Fly Fishing Outfitters, and we couldn’t be more excited! Camps will take place at the end of May and beginning of June, and are for kiddies ages 8 through 16. Two Three-Day Camp Packages [Read More]

Review of Smith Chromapop lenses

  Since Smith Optics first introduced the ChromaPop lenses in late 2014 we have had ample time to put them to the test as well as getting feedback from our customers. The jury is in and we are more than impressed with these lenses performance [Read More]