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 . . .
Welcome to our eighth installment of “Ask a Fly-Fishing Instructor,” starring our own Peter Kutzer, who works at the Manchester, Vermont, Fly Fishing School. Reader “Phil A.” wrote, . . .
Patrick Fulkrod of
The South Holston River Company was the 2014 Orvis-endorsed Guide of the Year for the East and a frequent contributor to this blog so he knows what he’s talking. . . Read More
Here’s the third in our new series of quick-and-dirty casting-instruction videos featuring Pete Kutzer of the Orvis Fly Fishing Schools. Most of us were taught to make a roll cast by hammering . . .
I receive a lot of photographs of great fish from anglers out in the field. Most photos are well done, but many are unpublishable for a simple reason: the photo shows poor fish-handling . . .
Written by: Jaason Pruett,
The Lodge at Palisades Creek
The South Fork of the Snake is an extremely productive fishery, offering native Snake River cutthroats, rainbows, cutt-bows, and browns. We often catch fish over 20 inches, but most. . .
If I showed you some of the fish photos that regularly appear in my email or are posted to our facebook page, you wouldn’t believe them: fish lying on the rocks or in the leaves on the. . .
Written by: Mark Weaver,
The High Lonesome Ranch
Fish in spring-fed mountain ponds can be both spooky and picky, so fly choice is important.
Photo courtesy The High Lonesome Ranch
Our fishery here at
The High Lonesome Ranch starts at 7,200 feet in the Western Colorado Rockies and works its way down the North Dry Fork Valley into a series of spring-fed beaver. . . Read More
Every fly fisherman has been in this situation: you can see fish rising, but they are
just out of your casting range. If you could just make the fly land ten feet farther away, you’d be in heaven. In. . . Read More
Written by: Josh Duchateau,
Guide Josh Duchateau knows the value of getting out on the water in winter.
Photo courtesy Josh Duchateau
The mercury is getting more and more difficult to find in my thermometer. Most Montanans are trading their fly rods in for skis, but for the reluctant ones there are enough days with temps. . .