Posts tagged "nymphing"
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...