Pro Tips: How to Get Your Family Into Fly Fishing

Written by: Ryan Newman, Rocky Mountain Outfitters

A trout doesn’t have to be this big to put a smile on a kid’s face.
Photo courtesy Ryan Newman

Fly Fishing is becoming more and more of a family adventure. A lot of our guests at Rocky Mountain Outfitters come as families to Park City or Salt Lake City, Utah. Oftentimes, they. . .


Join Us in Embracing the “Kick Plastic” Movement

Written by: Phil Monahan

Orvis provides associates with washable water bottles and cups to reduce plastic use.
Photo by Phil Monahan

By now, most folks have heard of the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”–a floating, Texas-size raft of plastic and debris in the North Pacific. It’s a symptom of a much larger problem: the wanton use . . .


9 Patterns for the Tax Day Caddis Hatch

Written by: Doc Thompson

During caddis season, it helps to carry a variety of useful patterns.
Photo courtesy Doc Thompson

The Caddis hatch is happening on the Rio Grande right now, which got me to thinking of some productive caddisfly patterns. The water is a bit high but definitely fishing and seeing some. . .


Podcast: An Excellent Introduction to Drift Boats, with Hilary Hutcheson

Written by: Phil Monahan

Hilary Hutcheson shares her driftboat with daughters Ella and Delaney, and she gets to fish.
Photo via Facebook

I frequently get requests for a podcast about drift boats, and although I enjoy rowing one, most people don’t let me row their boat unless they are really desperate. So I called on an expert, . . .