1. Felt vs. Rubber Wading Boots

    Those that take up fly fishing in or around Estes Park, CO know what a challenge it can be to find the right pair of wading boots. Over the years the technology has improved, and wading boots have transformed. Aside from style, anglers have the most difficult time deciding whether to go for the rugged rubber sole or stick to the more traditional felt sole boot. It may be a tough decision but hopef…Read More

  2. Advantages of Summer Fly Fishing

    Fly fishing can be fantastic at any time of the year but especially during the summer. After a long, cold winter, it is time to get out on the river without snow or the frigid temperatures. Insects have also returned in droves which makes Estes Park fly fishing adventures all the more fun! With natural and artificial insects, fly fishing during the summer is much more advantageous for the anglers!…Read More

  3. Spring Fly Fishing in Estes Park

    Estes Park fly fishing in the Spring is one of the most popular times of the year for anglers. Many people have anxiously awaited the end of the snow and ice. During this warm-up period, the days are becoming longer, and there are more warm days than cold. There are so many wonderful things about the beginning of Spring, and anglers know them all! From the increased insect activity to the spawning…Read More

  4. Commonly Asked Questions About Fly Fishing

    People who are looking to get involved in Estes Park fly fishing may have a myriad of questions. Beginning anglers will not understand some of the nuances that more experienced fly fisherman will understand. It is easy to become overwhelmed when beginning a new hobby. Do not worry, Kirks Fly Shop is here to help! We have compiled a list of some of the most commonly asked questions (and answers) …Read More

  5. Fun Facts About Fly Fishing

    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 the gorgeous landscapes while participating in your chosen sport. Here at Kirks Flyshop we love f…Read More

  6. Necessities For Estes Park Fly Fishing

    Unfortunately the winter tends to be too cold to fly fish on a regular basis. You should use this time to make sure that you have adequate gear that will keep you safe and dry.If you are planning an excursion to Estes Park for Fly Fishing, do a little research and make sure that you have the proper licensing as well as gear. Waders To stay dry while wading into a river for fly fishing you need a p…Read More

  7. Dressing for Fly Fishing in Early Fall

    While the weather may be beautiful right now, it will start getting cooler a lot faster than you might think. In order for you to fully enjoy your fly fishing trip in Estes Park, you need to understand not only how to catch the fish, but also how to be comfortable while you are doing it. At Kirks Flyshop, we are your source for everything fly fishing, and we are dedicated to helping you to enjo…Read More

  8. Estes Park Fly Fishing Vs. Spin Fishing

    For a long time now, there has been a hot debate between fishermen everywhere, Estes Park fly fishing vs. spin fishing. Which one do you prefer? Each one has its own pros and cons, but since we are Kirks Flyshop, we will be discussing the pros and cons of fly fishing when you compare it to spin fishing. The following is a list that our experts have come up with of the pros of fly fishing: Distanc…Read More

  9. Your Guide to Fly Lines From Our Estes Park Fly Fishing Professionals

    Are you new to Estes Park fly fishing? Would you love to learn how to fly fish like a professional? If “yes” is your answer, then you will be glad to know that Kirk’s Flyshop is a great resource for all of your fly fishing needs. A big part of learning to fly fish is figuring out how to take care of your fly line. The following is a list of tips on how to properly care for your fly line: Buy…Read More

  10. Everything You Need for Your Estes Park Fly Fishing Trip

    If you have been keeping up on our blogs, then you already know that there is no better way to experience nature and enjoy the great outdoors than by going on an Estes Park fly fishing trip. The sheer beauty of the Rocky Mountains alone would be reason enough to go, but in addition to all of those amazing sights, you will also get to participate in an incredibly fun sport and catch some fish. If y…Read More