Video: Top 5 Flies for July 2019

In this month’s “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, guides Danny Strine and Scott Dickson fish Cheeseman Canyon on a July evening and then offer up their Top 5 flies for dealing with falling water in the Rockies. Since they’re dealing with . . .

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Pro Tips: Top 5 Topwater Flies for Largemouth Bass

Few things in fly-fishing are as exciting as watching a largemouth bass smash a fly on the surface, and Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides gets to watch this spectacle more than most anglers. Based in Austin, Texas, Dedeaux was a 2016 Orvis-Endorsed . . .

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Video: Top 5 Warmwater Flies for June 2019

In this month’s “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, General Manager Rick Mikesell offers his favorite patterns for chasing largemouth and smallmouth bass in late spring and early summer. It’s mostly a subsurface game in much of the . . .

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Video: Top 5 Flies for May 2019

In this month’s “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Regional Manager Tanner Smith fishes some Wyoming still waters with former Trout Bum of the Week Bob Reece. With serious runoff kicking in across the Rockies, many anglers . . .

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5 Flies for the Mother’s Day Caddis Hatch

Each year at about this time, a great natural wonder occurs: huge clouds of small, dark caddisflies appear on most of Western rivers. Mother’s Day caddis (Brachycentrus americanus) emerge in huge numbers and are the first really big hatch of the . . .

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Video: Top 5 Flies for April 2019

This month’s “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver features Denver Regional Manager Tanner Smith and Head Guide Scott Dickson fishing on the middle Colorado River and finding some willing trout. April is all . . .

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Top 5 Subsurface Flies for Big Brook Trout

Brook trout are arguably the most beautiful freshwater fish that swims, displaying levels of natural artistry, camouflage, color-within-color that are utterly astounding. But that’s just their skin. Underneath the gorgeous exterior of these magnificent. . .

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Video: Top 5 Flies for February 2019


This month’s “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver features Denver Regional Manager Tanner Smith and Trouts Frisco General Manager Zeke Hersh fishing on a snowy stretch on the Colorado River and finding some willing trout. Although . . .

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