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 . . .

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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 . . .

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


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 . . .

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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. . .

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Photo Essay: A November Adventure in Colorado

Written by: Tyler Coleman


The Farley brothers work their way upstream on a gorgeous November day in Colorado.
Photo by Tyler Coleman

Colorado is one of those places every fly fisher enjoys visiting, and when I first found out that an old friend who lived out there had taken up fly fishing, I began to plan a time to wander the . . .

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Photos: November in the Colorado Rockies

Written by: Jon Hill


Tom shows off a sweet rainbow (cutbow?) that warmed up the morning.
Photos by Jon Hill

My friend Tom and I decided to take advantage of the unseasonably warm weather here in Colorado this a couple weekends ago and headed into the Rocky Mountains for a morning on . . .

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