Tag Archives: colorado fly fishing

How Do You Define Success on the Water?

Written by: Vince Puzick, Angler’s Covey

Is catching a fish more important than the other joys of being on the water?
Photos courtesy Angler’s Covey

What makes for a successful day on the water? A friend of mine shared some sage wisdom: a successful day on the river can be defined by how much fun the angler had. Sometimes I . . .


Tuesday Tip: Head for the Hills During Runoff

Written by: Ryan McSparran, Peak Outfitter Marketing

Alpine lakes can provide excellent fishing when rivers are high from runoff.
Photos courtesy Ryan McSparran

Summer is almost here, and it doesn’t take long for the fishing to heat up here in the Flat Tops Wilderness, Colorado’s second largest wilderness area. Almost as soon as the ice clears from . . .


Pro Tips: Top 10 Flies for Stillwater Trout

Written by: Drew Rodden, North Park Anglers

Drew Rodden shows off a gorgeous stillwater rainbow from Colorado.
Photo courtesy Drew Rodden

I grew up fishing with conventional tackle for warmwater species around Missouri. But spending my Saturday mornings watching fishing shows on TV, I began to take an interest in fly. . .


Top 5 Unconventional Patterns for Early Spring in Colorado

Written by: Jon Easdon, Angler’s Covey

A March rainbow trout from a Colorado freestone stream.
Photo via Facebook/anglerscovey

When it comes to springtime in Colorado, the warmer weather and longer days spark a flurry of bug activity. Fish start coming out of their winter metabolism to an increasingly varied . . .


Photos: A Sunday in the Canyon

Written by: Jon Hill

The author shows off a fat tailwater rainbow caught on a sunny March day.
Photo by Jon Hill

Before the snow melts from the Colorado Rockies and the rivers start running too high, Tom, Shawn, and I hiked down into a canyon to do some tailwater fishing. It was also a perfect . . .


Colorado Lodge Seeks to Spark Fly-Fishing Passion in the Next Generation

Written by: Phil Monahan

Introducing a kid to fly fishing can be a magical experience, and the start of a lifetime on the water.
Photo courtesy Simon Perkins

The sporting community spends a lot time thinking about ways to get the next generation involved, and fly fishers are no exception. Although we have seen a pretty good youth movement in . . .


Top 10 Winter Flies for Colorado Rivers

Written by: Mike Lanzarini, Breckenridge Outfitters

Breckinridge Outfitters guide Mike Workman shows off a fine winter rainbow.
Photo courtesy Breckinridge Outfitters

As soon as the snow starts falling in the high country in Colorado, most anglers stow their rods and hang up their waders in exchange for their skis and warmer clothing. I can’t say I’m not. . .