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Camden's Baetis Nymph Review

Camden’s Baetis Nymph Review

The Baetis genus of mayflies are the most widespread of all the mayfly species and can be found on almost any trout stream in nearly any part of the world. There are endless variations of fly patterns that have been designed to replicate these small mayflies, but many of them are not very effective or...
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...
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...
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...
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...
(Video) Stream Highlight: Scott Gomer Creek

(Video) Stream Highlight: Scott Gomer Creek

Colorado’s High Country is home to many outstanding brooks and streams cutting through its rocky landscape. We just happened to stumble across one particularly amazing fishery when we decided to backpack into the Mount Evans Wilderness via the Abyss Trail head.  About 4 miles up into the thick pine and aspen forest, the trail cuts back to the...
Stream Highlight: The Blue River in Frisco,CO

Stream Highlight: The Blue River in Frisco,CO

The Blue River is a Gold Medal fishery and for good reason. These fish are pigs. Period. Catching a fish under 16 inches is rare and when you do, it’s still worth it. Lake Dillon in Frisco hosts a large population of Mysis shrimp. These crustaceans are the key to the size of the fish...
Stream Highlight: Bear Creek

Stream Highlight: Bear Creek

The Front Range has many great trout fisheries flowing from the arms of the Rockies. These trout streams such as Clear Creek,Boulder Creek, and last but not least Bear Creek are often passed on by anglers due to the lack of quality of fish. I’m here to tell you that these are some of the...