A Guide’s Top 10 Flies for the Southern Rockies

Juan Ramirez is a longtime guide and fly tier on Colorado’s Front Range
Photo via The Hopper Juan

Juan Ramirez grew up in northern New Mexico, fishing the small streams and creeks of the Sangre De Cristos. In 1997, he made the switch to fly fishing, and he has never looked back. Over the. . .

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Top 10 Patterns for Spring in Southwest Montana

Written by: John Way, The Tackle Shop

Guide “Dirty” Mike Elliott shows off a sweet spring Madison River rainbow.
Photo courtesy The Tackle Shop

Spring in Southwest Montana can be special time. The rivers are awakening, and the fish are hungry for the first significant food of the year. Also, it is a great time to fish, as most of the. . .

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