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  • Fly Fishing Report | Blue River in Silverthorne, near Vail, Colorado Mysis like on the Blue RiverBlue River Overview 7-28-2014 The Blue River is still pumping out of the Dillon Reservoir at 600 cubic feet per second, far above its usual 180 CFS at this time of the year.  Cold, clear, abundant, food-filled water = happy fish!  Find the softer water on the sides, as the fish have not spread out as ... Read more
  • Fly Fishing Report | Roaring Fork River–Carbondale to Glenwood Springs Roaring Fork Western Green Drake7-28-2013 Roaring Fork Conditions Like other rivers in the area, the Roaring Fork is finally in mid-summer shape.  Flows are still strong, with Glenwood registering at 1200 cubic feet per minute.  Temperatures have been spiking into the mid-60s, but the recent rainfall has knocked them down, and lows have been at a very healthy 56º-57ºF.  A great runoff ... Read more
  • Upper Colorado River Pumphouse to Radium | Fly Fishing Report Fly Fishing Vail Colorado Minturn AnglersUpper Colorado River: Pumphouse to Radium Springs 7-21-14 Flows are decreasing off the Spring Flush in the upper Colorado River. Flow is about 2000 cfs at Kremmling, and the temperature is holding. Fish are starting to move out of the slow water, and moving into riffles are faster water. We are using less weight on our nymph ... Read more
  • How I Spent My Day Off | Hiking and Fly Fishing in Alpine Lakes Fly Fishing Alpine Lakes Colorado’s high country fishing season has started. On my day off I went on one of my favorite hikes to Missouri Lakes to check out some high country fishing in the backyard–the Holy Cross Wilderness. While I was at 11,600 ft., I was still surprised to find a large amount of snow on the trail ... Read more
  • Fly Fishing Wading Boot Review | Korkers Whitehorse Korkers WhitehorseKorkers has evolved dramatically in the past few years.  Their concept of replaceable soles was tempting, but they needed a tool to remove and re-set their soles, and it took significant work to make them seat properly into the boots.  Those days are gone, and the Whitehorse is a feature-laden boot worth reconsidering. At $169, ... Read more
  • Fishpond Yampa Guide Lumbar Pack | Flyfishing Pack Review Versatile, updated lumbar packThe new Fishpond Lumbar Pack made from lightweight material with enough room for all the flies and accessories to keep you on the water all day The Fishpond Yampa Guide Lumbar Pack, made from lightweight recycled material, is the ultimate pack to carry all the gear you need on the water. It is complete with two ... Read more
  • Guide Review of Fishpond Wasatch Tech Pack | Ultimate Fly Fishing Vest Wasatch vestThe Fishpond Wasatch Tech Pack is made right here in Colorado and is truly worthy of the Rocky Mountains The Fishpond Wasatch Tech Pack is made right here in Colorado and is truly worthy of the Rocky Mountains. Ample pockets as well as a built in backpack makes one wonder if one should grab a tent ... Read more
  • Redington CT Fly Rod Review gore_creek_CTYou Don’t Have To Be A Veteran To Love A Classic Fly Rod. The Redington Classic Trout fits like a glove.  Its medium action is great for fly fishermen in high alpine waters throughout Colorado. I am a lifelong fisherman, but I am new to working as a fly fishing guide.  And, I know—firsthand—how intimidating this ... Read more
  • Alcova Reservoir Inlet | Trophy Trout & Walleye Trips alcova-reservoir-inletThis Spring we are pleased to present a very Unique and virtually unexplored fly fishing experience deep in Fremont Canyon where the North Platte river enters Alcova Reservoir. By now many have experienced Fremont Canyon, but few have seen the inlet where Fremont dumps into Alcova Reservoir. That’s because the only way to get there is ... Read more
  • Hank Patterson Christmas Extravaganza Dec. 21st Hank Patterson Christmas Extravaganza Dec. 21stHank Patterson Christmas Extravaganza Dec. 21st in Parker, CO Join us for our annual holiday party in Parker hosted by Hank Patterson We are very proud (and slightly nervous) to announce that we are hosting Hank Patterson at this year’s annual Christmas party in Parker. We will be raffling items from local Colorado fly fishing ... Read more
  • Hank Patterson Christmas Party Recap Great times had by all… Thanks for the support! We are super appreciative for the great turn out and the warm holiday wishes The staff at Minturn Anglers would like to start by thanking everyone who came out for the Hank Patterson Christmas Party at Minturn Anglers in Parker. The event could not have been so much ... Read more
  • Hank Patterson Holiday Extravaganza December 21st @ The Shop! hank-patterson The one and only… frozen yogurt franchisee, male model, high school graduate & fly fisherman of the decade award winner HANK PATTERSON will be this year’s featured guest at our 5th annual Christmas extravaganza December 21st. SNAP IT! Did I forget to mention…Hank owns a River Run’s Through it on Blue Ray?!?!  Ya….I guess you could ... Read more