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Brown Trout Spawn On The Dream Stream

Brown Trout Spawn On The Dream Stream

I consider the South Platte River my main homewater. Its where I learn and practice many of the skills I use on other adventures whether I’m fishing another tailwater in state or even some of the larger bodies of water I fish out of state such as The Madison in Montana. Though there are many...
Fly Fishing Rocky Mountain National Park

Fly Fishing Rocky Mountain National Park

Today we are talking about my personal favorite place to fish, Rocky Mountain National Park. There are many accessible lakes and rivers roadside or deep within the back-country of this beautiful National Park. One of my favorite fisheries in RMNP is the upper Fall River. Just above Horseshoe Park, the river meanders through a gorgeous...
Fishing Pocket Water

Fishing Pocket Water

          Today, we are going to be talking about fishing pocket water and unlikely looking holding waters. I catch 80% of my fish in pocket water and riffles, but to succeed in this type of water you need to know how to fish it. Since I compete and most competition rule books do not allow...
Gear Review: Solitude Reels

Gear Review: Solitude Reels

A good fly fishing reel is very hard to find these days…There are so many options out there on the market that people can get overwhelmed and not be able to find what they are looking for. When it comes to high end fly reels, I would choose my Solitude Reels over just about every...
Stream Highlight: The Arkansas River Below Pueblo Reservoir

Stream Highlight: The Arkansas River Below Pueblo Reservoir

There are many outstanding fisheries in the state of Colorado but few stand out as much as the Ark. does for us….This place can’t even be put into words. When your catching fish all day long with the average fish being 16″ long, you know that you are fishing a true trophy water that has...
Tyler Boxleitner's Favorite Winter Fly Patterns

Tyler Boxleitner’s Favorite Winter Fly Patterns

When people hear the phrase “Winter Fly Fishing”, they might think the rivers freeze over making fishing impossible. Though this is only half correct. Free-stones, some canyons, and lakes all freeze over in the winter. Tailwaters however, do not. Because the water is coming out of a lake or reservoir, where it is warmer than...

Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 11/21/12

Waterton Canyon is on fire! They recently stocked the lower deep pools and runs with rainbow trout fingerlings who are very willing to take most flies they can fit in their mouths…. We have landed amazing amounts of fish using a 2 or 3 fly nymph rig fished deep. I fish my indicator 7ft above...
Big Thompson River Fishing Report 11/21/12

Big Thompson River Fishing Report 11/21/12

The Big T is fishing pretty well right now. With flows about 22 cfs below Lake Estes, the water is clear and great for sight fishing. The best stretch right now is right is above the  Idewild Dam. For fly selection, use small (18-22) midges in black, purple, red, and any dark midge trailed by...