Learn how to Fly-Fish in Vail, Minturn Anglers Colorado
THE FLY-FISHING SET UP FOR VAIL: WINTER
The 2015 Vail Valley winter was a fairly mild one, overall. It started out threatening to be a huge snow year, and then the storms just took a break for a few weeks. In the end, there was snow, but not a lot; the cold weather kept it around, ... Read more
High Water Tactics for Colorado Fly FishingThis time of the year can present some of the best fly fishing of the season
High, stained water can be your friend if you approach it properly. Of course, safety is your first concern, but if you take the correct approach, you can remain safe and catch fish.
When the water begins to rise, the fish ... Read more
Salmonflies on The Colorado River Have Begun – Discounted Float Trips!It’s on like Donkey Kong… Salmonfly time on the Colorado River!
Hurry hurry! Read all about it! Salmonflies on the Colorado! Fish are keying subsurface on the buffet of large stonefly nymphs washing down the river. Adults are present flying and mating on shore. Peak activity for these bugs has been late morning to early ... Read more
Mothers Day Caddis in ColoradoWhy the Mother’s Day caddis hatch isn’t just about one bug
Recently I had been hearing reports like I do every year that the caddis hatch was on at the Arkansas River, so I decided to go check it out for myself. I grabbed some fly rods, a friend, leftover pizza, and some beer and set ... 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