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Top 7 Estes Park Tours To Check Out

May 20, 2024

Planning a trip to Estes Park, Colorado and want to know which Estes Park tours to experience during your vacation? Located at the eastern entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park is a picturesque mountain town that captivates visitors with its stunning natural beauty and vibrant outdoor culture. Known as the gateway to the…

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Big Thompson River Fly Fishing — Angler’s Guide

April 29, 2024

Anglers from all over the country are drawn to Big Thompson River fly fishing, a gem nestled in the beautiful front range of Colorado. Known for its scenic beauty and excellent trout fishing, the Big Thompson offers anglers a rewarding experience for novices and seasoned anglers alike. With its pristine Colorado fly fishing waters winding…

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5 Tips for Trout Fishing in the Winter

January 31, 2024

Mastering Trout Fishing in the Winter: 5 Essential Techniques As winter casts its icy veil over rivers and streams, dedicated anglers know that the pursuit of trout doesn’t hibernate and trout fishing in the winter can be exceptionally good. Winter fly fishing for trout presents unique challenges and rewards, requiring a strategic approach to entice…

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Top 8 Places for Fly Fishing Near Denver

January 19, 2024

Top 8 Places for Fly Fishing Near Denver When you visit the mile-high city, there is so much to offer in the way of fly fishing near Denver; it’s a gateway to exceptional angling opportunities within a short drive. From world class tailwater fisheries with exceptionally large trout to beautiful mountain streams full of eager,…

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Top 8 Towns for a Colorado Fly Fishing Trip

December 13, 2023

Top 8 Towns for a Colorado Fly Fishing Trip For many anglers, Colorado is a top destination, offering an array of places suiting of a Colorado fly fishing trip. While it’s difficult to go wrong with many Colorado fly fishing trips, we created a list of towns to visit that are not only havens for…

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6 Places for Lake Trout Fishing in Colorado

November 13, 2023

When it comes to Mackinaw or lake trout fishing in Colorado, there are several top picks that anglers rave about. After speaking with our guides and officials from Colorado Parks & Wildlife, here are our top 6 lakes for pursuing lake trout in colorado. Blue Mesa Reservoir: As the state’s largest body of water, Blue…

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The Trout of Rocky Mountain National Park

October 25, 2023

Rocky Mountain National Park Trout Species: What You Might Catch Estes Park offers some of the finest fly fishing in Colorado and features a variety of different trout in Rocky Mountain National Park. The park’s diverse aquatic ecosystems are home to a wide variety of trout species, making it a haven for anglers. From the…

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5 Tips for Tailwater Fly Fishing

October 17, 2023

Colorado’s magnificent landscape is renowned for its captivating opportunities for tailwater fly fishing, where pristine rivers flow beneath dams, offering anglers a consistent and rewarding haven for pursuing sizable trout. The popularity of tailwater fly fishing in Colorado can be attributed to several factors such as prolific hatches and dry fly fishing, large hard-fighting trout,…

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Embrace the Magic of Fall Fly Fishing in Estes Park

October 5, 2023

As the warm embrace of summer gradually gives way to the crisp chill of autumn, there’s an undeniable magic that sweeps across the Rockies, and for us, that magic is experienced while fall fly fishing in Estes Park. The iconic snowcapped peaks, the resonant bugles of majestic Rocky Mountain Elk, and the mesmerizing transformation of…

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Does Fly Line and Rod Weight Matter?

September 5, 2023

Fly Rod Weight Guide: Does Rod Weight Matter? Fly fishing gear is distinctly different than conventional tackle and many beginners who come into our Colorado fly shop commonly ask the question “Does line and rod weight matter?“. The short answer is “Yes!”. Picking the right line and rod for the type of fishing you plan…

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