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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...
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...
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...
October Rainbows on the Blue River

October Rainbows on the Blue River

As we have stated before in early posts from this Summer, the Blue River near Silverthorne,CO is some of the best fishing in the state. I actually have to re-up that statement and say it is hands down the best fishery in the state for big rainbows. This week I had the chance to fish...

Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 9-12-2012

The canyon is starting to get exciting as some of our bigger browns come out from hiding for the spawn…. Hatches: Major Trico Hatches…. Fly Patterns: #14 Double Trico Spinner, #20 Simple Black Spinner, #18 Black 3$ Dip, #16 Tung BH Black Zebra Midge Flow: 63.7 CFS. Tips: Match the tricks in the morning….fish feed...

Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 8-9-2012

The canyon continues to be epic fishing especially for all you Euro Nymphers outs there… Rate: 8.5/10 Weather: Sunny 90°F Flow: 269 CFS Hatches: N/A Flies: Various Czech Style Nymphs (Hot Spot Hares Ear, Frenchies, etc.) Wildlife sighting: 5/10 Tips: Czech nymph deeper pools and runs with large flashy attractor nymphs for best success.
A Meaty Adventure

A Meaty Adventure

With the upcoming trip to Montana in mind, I have spent hours at the vise these past few weeks tying from sun up to sun down. While nymphs and dries have made up the majority of my tying efforts, I have become obsessed with large meaty streamers and mice patterns. I have made a few...