Colorado Fly Fishing Blog

The Difference Between Wet and Dry Flies

May 3, 2016

In the sport of fly fishing, there are about as many kinds of flies as there are fish. In our excursions, we can teach you the basics of fly fishing or help you improve your technique. Our instructors will teach you the ins and outs of Estes Park fly fishing. To give you a brief…

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Felt vs. Rubber Wading Boots

October 16, 2015

Those that take up Colorado fly fishing know what a challenge it can be to find the right pair of footwear, whether it’s felt or rubber wading boots. Over the years, the technology has improved, and felt and rubber wading boots have transformed. Aside from style, anglers have the most difficult time deciding whether to…

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Reasons to Take Your Children Fly Fishing

January 19, 2015

Parents are always looking for activities that they can share with their children. Remember when your father use to take you down to the lake on those foggy mornings in the summer? You would spend the day baiting hooks, drinking soda, and catching fish. Those days with your father were some of the best days…

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Fun Facts About Fly Fishing

November 17, 2014

Whether you are an avid fly-fisherman or just learning the sport, continuing to learn about your sport will help you master it. Estes Park fly fishing can be enjoyed at any time during the year. Colorado has some of the best winter fly fishing in the United States. You will have the opportunity to see…

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Rocky Mountain National Park Fish Species

May 29, 2014

For those of you that haven’t experienced fly fishing Rocky Mountain National Park, you are really missing out. Not only is the fishing itself unbelievable, but you will also be astounded by the breathtaking scenery and exciting wildlife –there is really nothing else like it. Not only is there a lot to see outside of…

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Health Benefits of Colorado Fly Fishing

March 24, 2014

Many people understand that fishing is fun and relaxing, but not many people understand that fishing is also actually very good for your health! At Kirks Flyshop we offer some of the most amazing Colorado fly fishing trips and we can offer you a chance to have a once in a lifetime experience. Fishing is…

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