Getting “Mooned” on the Eagle River – Duane Redford“I’ve been mooned!”
So, there I was, minding my own business, going about my daily guided trips on the Eagle River, and having a blast. The fishing was great, predictable, and steady. Then I was mooned…
Not sure how to explain it, but the day after our last full moon, the bottom fell out of the river. ... Read more
Gore Creek Fishing Report 8/3/15Try terrestrials even when it’s technical
Clarity is excellent on Gore Creek right now with low flows of 61 CFS above red sandstone creek. Things are finally getting technical on Gore Creek as the water has dropped. On bright sunny days you need to put your ninja tactics on to get them. Make your rigs very long ... Read more
Colorado River Fly Fishing Report 8/2/15Lower flows but plenty of bugs on the Colorado River
Current flows on the Colorado River at Kremmling are 970cfs. Water temperatures are warming in the middle of the day often times making the fishing difficult. If you hook fish during these times, please play your fish quickly as the water temperatures are hard on the fish. Your ... Read more
Eagle River Fly Fishing Report 08/01/2015Fast water fly fishing on the Eagle River
Fishing continues to be great on the Eagle River. Fish are moving to quick or water as water temperatures are rising. Target time is in the morning and find the riffles mid day and on. It has been hot in the Eagle Valley the river is in the ... Read more
Minturn Anglers Father’s Day Fly Fishing SpecialsGive the gift of fly fishing this Father’s Day
The only tie dad needs this Father’s Day is a fly ‘tie’d onto his leader and tippet. Think outside the box this year and spoil dad with one of our many great specials we are offering now until June 21st. This great holiday only comes once a ... Read more
European and Tactical Nymphing Techniques – Josh Graffam of Umpqua Feather Merchants
European and Tactical Nymphing Techniques
May 30th 2-5 pm Minturn Anglers – Parker
Umpqua Southern Rockies Business Manager
Fly Fishing Team USA member
This presentation will focus on rigging, techniques, and flies for rivers in the rocky mountains, or any trout river in the world. Josh will explain and break down the techniques of “indicatorless” nymphing, as well ... Read more
Join Minturn Anglers @ Fly Fishing Film Tour Party!Enjoy Fly Fishing Film Tour on IMAX at this annual party!
Don’t miss the Party! The only all inclusive IMAX ticket to the Fly Fishing Film Tour. For just $20 you get the films, beers courtesy of Coors Brewing Company, silent auctions, great raffles, and tons of free gear.
The event benefits Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing ... Read more
Minturn Anglers Annual Holiday Party | Thursday December 18th 5pm til… The Tradition Continues at Minturn Anglers
Can you believe Christmas is right around the corner? Come share the holiday spirit with us at our Denver (Parker) and Vail locations as we host our annual Holiday Party. This is the time of year where you reflect back on all you’ve accomplished and what it took to get you ... Read more
Winter weather is around the corner….
There is no shortage of birds in the state. Geese are absolutely everywhere, ducks are here but are spread out and take some scouting to find. Tomorrow ducks will be open everywhere on the Front Range, don’t forget to set the spinners and duck full bodies. There is nothing more exciting than mallards in the ... Read more
11/25/14 Duck and Goose Update
After our cold snap a few weeks back a lot of ducks got pushed out of the smaller ponds as they froze over. Ducks have been roosting on large open water and feeding heavily in corn. Afternoon duck flights have been very large and more consistent than the morning flights. Geese have been flying early, ... Read more
11/5/14 Waterfowl Scouting Report
Birds are on the move and actively feeding. The weather is going to continue to get colder forcing the waterfowl to consume more food for fuel and warmth. Over the past few days we have had a small cold snap followed by warm clear days. Lots of Mallards will be spending the night in the field ... Read more
Nov. 3rd Waterfowl Update | Front RangeDig out those base layers, no more shorts under the waders, the cold weather is poking its head around the corner. What does cold weather mean besides another layer of clothes? More ducks!
Last week we saw an increased numbers of American Wigeon, Gadwall, Wood duck, and Redheads. Over the past week field hunting was most ... Read more