1. Winter Fly Fishing? You Bet!

    Many of us simply hang up the waders when the first snow starts to fly. For some of us, this is the time of year to sit by the fire and whip finish some streamers for the spring bite. Not everyone is willing to wait until spring, however, and that includes the guides at Kirks Flyshop. We love being on the water and winter can't slow us down. Of course, even when it is cold, the weather in Colorado…Read More

  2. Enjoy Your Day on the River

    For many anglers, both new and experienced, it can be a challenge to shift focus from the number of fish they catch each time out on the river to simply enjoying their experience. With the fall weather on its way, we wanted to take a moment to remind those anglers that there’s more to fishing than simply catching fish - it’s about the experience.   Enjoy the Scenery If you’re a weekly fishe…Read More

  3. Catch and Release Tips, Part Two

    In our previous blog, we started to go over some tips on how to properly release fish after you catch them. Here, we will continue our tips for safely practicing catch and release in Rocky Mountain National Park: Avoid the shore Do not drag your fish onto the shore. This puts the fish in danger in several ways: it disturbs its protective slime, it keeps it out of the water for too long, and it cau…Read More

  4. Springtime Hot Spots

    Hopefully Colorado has seen the last of the April snowstorms! Anglers have been patiently awaiting the Springtime fly fishing conditions. Fly fishing in Rocky Mountain National Park is something that all anglers have been looking forward to after a long and cold winter. Many anglers spend weeks gathering fishing reports to find the best location for their next fly fishing adventure. Spring Trout S…Read More

  5. Reasons to Take Your Children Fly Fishing

    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 of your life. Your children deserve to have their own memories like that. Fly fishing in Ro…Read More