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Frying Pan River

Fly fishing the Frying Pan River below Reudi Reservoir can be world class. There are trophy trout in gine clear water providing sight fishing for the trout of a lifetime. Because of this, the Frying Pan River fish tend to see a far amount of flies. Have no fear, Minturn Anglers has you covered. Check below for the latest happenings on the Frying Pan River, courtesy of Colorado’s Fly Shop – Minturn Anglers

Fly Fish Colorado in winter – The Early Bird Gets more than the worm

Minturn Anglers fly fish in colorado winter waters

-+*Every year in March a guy walks into the shop to buy hooks or fly tying materials and I ask him the standard shop question. “Have you been out lately?” He looks up from his bundle of materials clenched in his hand. “Oh no,” he replies. “I don’t do my fishing until summertime. My wife has a long list of duties for me to catch up on and fishing isn’t one of em. I’ll be Read More

Frying Pan – River Briefs Summer 2013

-+*The Pan has been fishing really well this spring. After last years lean snowpack they are trying to fill Reudi Res. right now, making the tailwater flow pretty much ideal. However, this is no secret, so crowds have been pretty common; especially right below the dam. For the upper river sticking with a long flouro nymp rig is going to take the most fish. Dry fly fishing on the middle and lower portions has been Read More

Green Drake Alert! | Roaring Fork Summer Dry Fly Fishing

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-+*Low and clear water in the Middle of June means one thing…DRY FLY MANIA! Happy to report that the fishing in the Roaring Fork Valley is on fire and not the surrounding areas! This is definitely going to be the year of the dry statewide! With the warmer summer we are having and the water conditions, hatches are  coming about a month earlier than normal so don’t let this opportunity pass you to get out Read More

Frying Pan Fishing Report | June 2013

-+*6/1/13 The Pan has been fishing really well this spring. After last years lean snowpack they are trying to fill Reudi Res. right now, making the tailwater flow pretty much ideal. However, this is no secret, so crowds have been pretty common; especially right below the dam. For the upper river sticking with a long flouro nymp rig is going to take the most fish. Dry fly fishing on the middle and lower portions has Read More

Western Colorado Fishing Report

Sight Fishing on the Flats at the Fryingpan

-+*The fishing west of Denver  and Vail has been great recently with the warmer weather, increased flows, and increased bug activity.  I had a chance to get up to the Roaring Fork, Frying Pan, and Colorado rivers this past week and I was definitely rewarded. Roaring Fork The Roaring Fork from Carbondale downstream to the confluence with the Colorado River has seen increased flows from the warm temperatures which means that the river is ice Read More