Video Pro Tips: 5 Flies for March in the Rockies


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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Remembering the Great Larry Kingrey

Written by, Taylor Edrington, Royal Gorge Anglers


Larry Kingrey was beloved by those he taught to fly-fish and those who benefited from his great patterns.
Photos courtesy Royal Gorge Anglers

Last Tuesday our dear friend, mentor, compadre, partner in crime, and one of the true icons of the fly-fishing industry went on ahead of us to find the eternal riffle. For the past year, Larry Kingrey . . .

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Photos: One Last Trip for High-Country Cutthroats

Written by: Jon Hill


Big Rio Grande cutthroats are a fine reward for the sometimes arduous trip up to 12,000 feet.
Photos by Jon Hill

I took one last trip to 12,000 feet this past weekend. Kurt, James, and Steve accompanied me into Colorado’s Sangre De Cristo Wilderness to chase Rio Grande cutthroat trout. The afternoons . . .

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Personal History: Birth of an Angler in Colorado

Written by: Gordon M. Wickstrom


Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado, just a few years before this story takes place.

It was after morning recess in Mrs. Winter’s sixth-grade class at Mapleton School in Boulder, Colorado. I remember the moment precisely, when the boy behind me, right in the middle of . . .

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