South Platte River Carp fishing has been nothing short of phenomenal all Spring on both guided trips & on our own time. With warmer days, the windows of opportunity has really opened up and the warmer water temps have fish fighting hard! Fish are still not out on the shallow flats feeding like they would in summer, so most of our fish have come by the way of the nymph rig. Nymphing for carp is Read More
South Platte River October 4, 2011 Clarity: Gin Clear Weather: Sunny and 75 Water Temp: 55-65 The carp fishing downtown Denver has been epic the last few weeks. The water temps are ideal for carp feeding (55-65 Degrees). Water levels are low, which means to have to be very stealthy. Limit your casting and wading as much as possible. All most all the fish I catch are from the bank or toes in the water. Read More
South Platte River Downtown Denver September 26, 2011 Flow: 30cfs Water Temp: 58-67 Degrees Clarity: Clear Weather: Sunny I was finally able to get revenge on the carp this week. After losing several fish in the railroad ties of Santa Fe the South Platte, I miraculously landed a big boy after chasing him up and down the river. He still made a run for the railroad ties but I was able to get in between Read More
September 7, 2011 Flow: 48cfs Clarity: Clear with a slight tint (as always) Water Temp: 70 Weather: Overcast The time of year has arrived where the carp feed hard. The flows are low and the carp are easily reached. Yesterday I had the best carp day I have ever had. I was able to hook several and land a couple of them in just a few hours. For those of you who have never tried Read More
Bingham Reservoir Fishing Report: We Need Your Help! -Located in Parker, Bingham was Colorado’s hotspot for targeting Wiper on the fly. Please leave a comment at the bottom urging Douglas County Parks to create and enforce bag & size limits for Wiper. View our Bingham Reservoir Photo Gallery to see just how good the fishing was before over harvesting and the lack of regulations. Bingham Reservoir Fishing Conditions & Lake Information The water is a Read More
Silver Springs Trophy Colorado Trout Ponds We are very fortunate to be the exclusive guide service of Silver Springs Ranch near Woodland Park, CO. The series of five ponds produces the largest stillwater browns and rainbows you will find anywhere. Better yet the rod fee is only $25/person! This is a great place to take kids or anyone you need to get seriously hooked on fly fishing!
Carp on the Fly With Barry Reynolds Minturn Anglers guide Jake McKittrick and Barry Reynolds getting after some carp on the South Platte through Denver in the Movie “Urban Warfare.” Fly Fishing the South Platte for Carp We often think of the words South Platte and trout as synonymous. Today however, Denver fly fishing enthusiasts will often find themselves chasing carp on the South Platte through Denver. Leave all your preconceived notions at the door….carp Read More