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Make This The Best Summer Ever

April 30, 2018

It is that time of year again. Hold up… if you are an angler you had better know what time of year it is. And isn’t announcing the time of year sort of dipping in to the realm of scrapbooking and knitting? (Of course we do know some incredible fly fishing knitters out there.) If…

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The Autumn Fly Fishing Trip Of A Lifetime

October 17, 2017

As anglers we are much more attuned to the subtle changes in weather and the seasons than someone who does not fish. Of course everyone is going to pay attention to the changing leaves and steam rising off of their coffee in the brisk morning air. These cool mornings and amazing afternoons are ideal for…

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Cool Down When the Fishing is Hot

August 10, 2017

The story on everyone’s lips right now is just how hot is has been. From L.A. to Laconia the miserable, suffocating, dog days of summer are upon us. You know it’s hot when you take a dollar out of your wallet and find it is wet from perspiration, when you carry around a bandana to…

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Want Better Odds Than Vegas? Come Fishing With Kirks!

July 31, 2017

Even though there is still snow clinging to the side of Long’s Peak, the runoff has generally subsided. The persistent patches of white may never fully disappear, at least not this year. Coincidentally with the end of July and the beginning of August only a stone’s throw away, this is the best time to hit…

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Good Medicine

July 7, 2017

If you have ever found yourself in the waiting room of a doctor’s office, anxiety creeping into the dark corners of your brain, you know the uneasy feeling. The yearly physical. A pivotal moment for many that may or may not signal a lifestyle change. Depending on the prognosis, whether it is high blood pressure, out…

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Walk Among the Ancients

June 22, 2017

Early in the history of humans on this planet, a group of people made their way across a bridge of ice; the sabercat and the woolly mammoth following closely behind. Think about that for a minute. A bridge… across the ocean… made of ice. Ok, sure. Regardless of how humans came to populate the Rocky…

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Find Your Piece Of The River

June 12, 2017

The snow has stopped falling in glorious Estes Park and our Mother’s Day snowstorm is all but forgotten. The view of Longs Peak is spectacular right now, with a few slivers of snow still framing the epic big wall of “The Diamond” as it is known in the rock climbing community. Named for its distinct,…

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The Winter Blues

January 17, 2017

The winter blahs are real. Offices all over the country, the world even, are stuffed full of cubicles housing the common office worker. The common office worker is teased with ample “natural light” and maybe donuts a few times a week. There is a disorder called S.A.D and it stands for seasonal affective disorder and…

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Rocky Mountain Runoff

January 12, 2017

The most beautiful time of year has yet to come to the high country of Colorado, unless you like massive drifts of seriously decadent powder. We are in the midst of an epic mountain snow storm right now, so much so, that even some of the local ski areas have been forced to close due…

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Open House! Saturday December 10th! Be there!

December 9, 2016

It is that time of year again, time for our 8th annual open house! The best in Colorado fly fishing is right here in beautiful downtown Estes Park, and the weather could not be better. Ok well, you will need insulated waders to go after the rainbows in the Big Thompson but you probably will…

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