Posts tagged "fisherman"
Icing On The Cake

Icing On The Cake

Well, Spring is finally starting to show itself here in Colorado. The days are getting warmer,the ice is melting, and the rainbows are making their spawning runs. This past week, I was able to get out for a few hours and chase some fat little rainbows on a stretch of the South Platte River. The...
Tradition VS Continuity

Tradition VS Continuity

Fly fishing emerges into the future with updated technology, techniques, and newly discovered information. However, there seems to be a constant clash between modern advances and long lasting traditions . Anglers on both sides of the debate of how fly fishing should be are growing considerably more biased towards one another. Recently, I stumbled across...
Why I Am

Why I Am

We all have our own unique stories of how and why we started fly fishing. Maybe a close friend or family member introduced the sport to you, maybe you wanted something new and decided to learn on your own, or maybe you were just born a fisherman. I believe every angler has had their own...
A Sweet Comeback...

A Sweet Comeback…

Yes I know… it’s been a while since I’ve written anything, but it’s time we get this thing ramping up again. I spent my summer splitting my time between working at a fly shop and giving all kinds of fish sore mouths and bad attitudes. There’s all kinds of new fish porn and newly found...
Deckers Fly Fishing Report

Deckers Fly Fishing Report

 Deckers is fishing excellent right now… big fish around every corner and plenty of bugs to go around!       Flows: 106 cfs   Flies: #18-#20 Camden’s Baetis #16-#20 Higa’s SOS #14 Red San juan #22- #24 Olive Midge Pupa #18-#22 Gray UV RS2 #20-#24 Zebra Midge   Tips: Fish small olive midge patterns...
Memoir of a Brown Trout: A Fish Story From The Madison

Memoir of a Brown Trout: A Fish Story From The Madison

Fly fishing is my life. Ever since the first time I had a rod in my hand, I knew that this was my passion. Last summer, my grandpa invited me to tag along on a fishing trip to the greater Yellowstone area. It was perfect fishing weather the whole trip. One of our destinations was...

Bristol Bay: No Pebble Mine

Alaska’s Bristol Bay has been known as one of the greatest salmon fisheries in the world. Commercial fishers alone harvest over 30 million salmon out of the bay annually. Some say the area is the most important fishing ground worldwide. Anglers make the journey up to Bristol from across the globe for phenomenal fishing for...

Why I Want To Be A Flyfishing Guide

Here is an essay I wrote at school about what I wanna be when I grow up…enjoy! Since I was 5 years old, I have been obsessed with fly-fishing. Every aspect of the sport from tying flies to reading water and knowing where the fish are intrigues me. Being a Professional Guide is my dream...