Techniques

9 08, 2015

Stoneflies | Stoneflies Natural Imitations

By | August 9th, 2015|Colorado Trout, Fishing Equipment, Fly Fishing, Fly Shops, Techniques|

Stoneflies Natural Imitations Trout fishing flies are basically man-made, or stoneflies that is used in fly fishing. They are designed to mimic the fish’s natural food or prey and eventually attract it to strike at the hook. They are a perfect, if not the only substitute for natural bait like worms, the crustaceans, insects, and [...]

9 08, 2015

Get Ready for Spring and Summer Run-Offs

By | August 9th, 2015|Colorado Trout, Fly Fishing, Fly Shops, Guided Trips, Techniques|

An article I read the Blue River Watershed Group shows that the 2011 snowpack in the Colorado River Basin reached about 165 percent of average at the end of last month, surpassing 1984′s snowpack which hit about 160 percent of average in May. Natural Resources Conservation Service data has the Colorado River Basin at 151 [...]

9 08, 2015

Handling and Releasing Trout

By | August 9th, 2015|Colorado Trout, Fly Fishing, Techniques|

A few tips on how to not injure your trout when fly fishing…. – Reduce the time out of the water to 25-35 seconds at most – Minimize all landing nets – designed catch and release landing nets are made for those situations – Do not pick up trout from the mouth, gills or jaws [...]

9 08, 2015

Flies for Fly Fishing in Winter in Colorado

By | August 9th, 2015|Colorado Trout, Fishing Equipment, Fly Fishing, Techniques|

I’ve put together a few of my favorite patterns that I use during the winter.  I’ve used on the Dream Stream, Arkansas River and just recently on Elevenmile Canyon.  Hope this will take some of the guess work out of what flies you should use. RS2’s  Gray, Black or Olive – #20-22 Zebra Midge Wine, Brown, Red, [...]

8 08, 2015

Guides for Fly Fishing Trips in Colorado

By | August 8th, 2015|Colorado Trout, Fly Fishing, Fly Shops, Guided Trips, Techniques|

Guides for Fly Fishing Trips in Colorado I was having a conversation with an acquaintance the other day who told me that he was planning a Colorado fishing trips vacation to an area where there are some great opportunities for guided fly fishing trips. I asked him, “Will you be hiring a guide for the river?”My [...]

8 08, 2015

Fly Fishing Tips For Beginners from a Fishing Guide

By | August 8th, 2015|Colorado Trout, Fishing Equipment, Fly Fishing, Techniques|

Fly Fishing Tips For Beginners Those guys on TV make fly fishing look easy and fun, and it is, once you get the hang of it.  You need to learn how to cast and where to fish but, like anything else, the obvious steps are easy to learn.  It’s the minor details that really determine [...]

8 08, 2015

Best Fly Fishing Experience | Colorado Fly Fishing

By | August 8th, 2015|Colorado Trout, Fishing Equipment, Fly Fishing, Techniques|

Colorado is considered to be the world’s favorite destination for fly fishing and the best fly fishing experience. Fly fishing in Colorado offers a great way to spend some relaxing time by the Colorado waters. The best fly fishing experience area in Colorado is near Granby, which is in the National Recreation Area of Arapaho. [...]

8 08, 2015

Fishing Resorts | Visiting Fishing Resorts

By | August 8th, 2015|Colorado Trout, Fly Fishing, Fly Shops, Guided Trips, Holidays, Techniques|

Fishing Resorts Fishing resorts are a great place to learn, apply, and share knowledge of a great outdoor sport. Fly fishing resorts or fishing lodges are the best “hands on” resource if you are thinking of entering the fly fishing experience.  If you want to learn more about casting a fly rod, how to tie fly’s, how [...]

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