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  • Brook Trout Hunter: Believe in the Beaver (Pond) Brook troutAbout Brook Trout In the high country surrounding Minturn, we look for beaver ponds as prime habitat for the species of char known as the brook trout.  Native to the East coast, they were originally stocked over a hundred years ago, and they are supremely adapted to mountain conditions.  They breed so quickly that they do tend ... Read more
  • Eagle River Fishing Report Aug.18 | Fly Fishing | Edwards to Wolcott "bling midge"7-18-2014 The Eagle River: The Short and Sweet of It The short and sweet of fly Fishing in the Vail Valley is that fish are not where one might think; they’ve moved out of the soft water and are keying on midges and RS2, in the faster water. Gray or black RS2 and midges with some ... Read more
  • Piney Lake and Upper Piney River | Fly Fishing Report imageThe Piney River Ranch Experience If you haven’t made the trip up to Piney before this should be something to put on your list. The 12 mile drive from Vail takes you gets you off the beaten path, driving through the White River National Forest. Once at Piney Lake, you are met with majestic views of the Gore Range, ... Read more
  • Fly Fishing Report | Colorado River 8-16-2014 Promise not to tell? The fly fishing on the Colorado River, CO has me feeling like a teenager holding on to a secret so juicy that it’s impossible not to pass on. It’s time to let the monkey off my back and the rumors begin. There will be no “1-10 Scale” rating in this Colorado River, ... Read more
  • Fishpond Nomad Guide Net / Review and Rugged Test Nomad guide net Why Review a Net? The net is one piece of equipment that is often overlooked by anglers.  Nets can be cumbersome, difficult to manage and even forgotten on the side of the river or on a rented boat.  They can be easily damaged when dropped, stepped on or even sat on.  Often, anglers will have two nets, ... 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
  • 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