Posts tagged "fly fishing"
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...
Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 6-13-13

Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 6-13-13

The canyon is really starting to really heat up. Hatches of midges, caddis, and salmonflies along with the appearance of hoppers has got the fish all fired up and is making for some excellent fishing. The flows have hovered around 70 cfs. for a few weeks now and have been pushing some San Juan Worms...
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...
Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 3/22/13

Waterton Canyon Fishing Report 3/22/13

It’s that time of the year again…. The ice is melting, the grass is beginning to pop up again, and fish are out and feeding heavily. Waterton has been fishing very well these past few weeks and we only expect it to get better from here on out. Though the lower section is pretty much...
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...