Tag Archives: colorado fly fishing

Video: Pat Dorsey’s Top 5 Flies for April


Written by: Phil Monahan

This fine South Platte rainbow fell for a Pat Dorsey midge imitation.
Photo by Ivan Orsic

This month’s “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Colorado, features a special guest: legendary tailwaters angler Pat Dorsey. (His son Forrest was one of the stars of our April Fools’. . .

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Podcast: Fly-Fishing in High Mountain Lakes, with Bob Terwilliger


Written by: Phil Monahan

Guide Bob Terwilliger shows off a fine Colorado rainbow.
Photo via Facebook

This week’s podcast interview is all about fly-fishing high mountain lakes. My guest is Bob Terwilliger–of Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Expedition Colorado Outfitters–who specializes in . . .

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Video Pro Tips: 5 Flies for March in the Rockies


Written by: Phil Monahan

This sweet, small-stream brown was up on blue-winged olives on a tributary stream.
Photo by Ivan Orsic

Guide Tanner Smith–of Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Colorado–is back with another of his “Top 5 for the Month” videos, and this time he’s talking about late-winter blue-winged olives. The arrival of . . .

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Fish Facts: Colorado River Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhyncus clarkii pleuriticus)


Written by: Phil Monahan

This Colorado River cutthroat, from southern Utah, displays dark, rich colors.
Photo by Mike Hadley

Considered one of the more beautiful trout in North America, the Colorado River cutthroat trout (Oncorhyncus clarkii pleuriticus) once inhabited the high-elevation streams and lakes of the Green . . .

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Classic Pro Tips: 8 Must-Have Flies for Winter Fishing

Written by: The staff of Trouts Fly Fishing


Just a handful of staple patterns will get the job done during the winter months.
Photo by Phil Monahan

We are very fortunate in Colorado that we have the opportunity to fish 365 days a year. And though we are now in December and it’s probably time to put away that hopper box until . . .

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