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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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Benefits of an Overnight Float Fishing Trip

July 19, 2023

Overnight Float Fishing Trips Our overnight float fishing trips provide a unique opportunity to disconnect from the daily grind and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the river. This adventure allows you to catch wild brown and rainbow trout while enjoying the serene surroundings and camping under the stars. The upper Colorado River, set…

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The Best Time to Fly Fish Estes Park

June 20, 2023

Fly Fishing the Rocky Mountains: Fly Fish Estes Park Year-Round There are many reasons to fly fish Estes Park year-round. But the different seasons bring different approaches and every angler seeks different things out of fly fishing in Colorado. From fly fishing tailwaters in the winter to Rocky Mountain National Park fly fishing in high…

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