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Denver: (720) 851-4665

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Fly Fishing: The Best One Gas Tank Trips from Denver, Colorado

Whether you are a visitor to Denver or a resident of the Mile High City, you can enjoy many world class fly fishing waters on just one tank of gas. If you are ready to meet the challenges of catching trophy fish, check in with the professional fly fishing guides at Minturn Anglers in Denver …

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Catch and Release 101, Part 3 of 3

Many fly fishermen and women working familiar waters insist that they have caught the same fish more than once. And the experience was just as exciting the second or third time around as it was the first time. That is why anglers around the world promote catch and release practices! I hope you have been …

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Catch and Release 101, Part 2 of 3

The practice of catch and release is the most practical way a fly fisherman or woman can benefit fisheries long term. After doing some further research and by talking to the friendly staff and guides at Minturn Anglers, I learned a number of tips that will give fish I release the best chance for survival. …

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Catch and Release 101, Part 1 of 3

Daydreaming as I wait for my wife to finish her shopping or wait for traffic to start moving again, I often find myself reliving some of my more memorable fly fishing experiences. Many of these memories are of trophy fish I have had the privilege of holding briefly before I say “thank you” and release …

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Go Fish Denver

“Go fish Denver” is a rallying cry for both visitors and residents in Denver, Colorado. Googling these words links you to one of the most popular Japanese fish restaurants in Denver where you can order exotic dishes from sushi and sashimi, to spicy tuna, salmon tartar, firecracker rolls and miso soup. This is only one …

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World Class Fly Fishing Waters for Residents and Visitors to Denver Colorado

The many dams and reservoirs near Denver provide tailwaters which are abundant in fish nutrients and offer ideal and stable water temperatures year round. The result is the perfect habitat for over 35 varieties of fish, many of which are trophy size. Residents of Denver are taking advantage of their proximity these productive waters, and …

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Fly Fishing Colorado Waters: Fish Where the Fish Are

Fish where the fish are. That is what my first Minturn Anglers fly fishing guide told me many years ago. He then proceeded to show me exactly what he meant. Fish Places Offering Cover This excellent guide helped me begin to develop a fish sense, learning the needs and habits of fish to know where …

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Improve Your Fly Fishing Catch and Release Technique

The last time I had opportunity to spend some time with one of the professional fly fishing guides from Minturn Anglers in Denver Colorado, he talked to me about the best way to catch and release fish safely. His sincerity about respecting this natural resource was contagious, and what he told me is important enough to …

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Choose Your Colorado Fly Fishing Challenge – Fish and River

Fly fishermen and women in Colorado (Denver Front Range and Vail Valley) are blessed with more than 6,000 miles of streams and over 2,000 reservoirs and lakes to choose from for fabulous angling adventures. The venues are endless, and there are some 35 different species of fish just waiting to be presented with the right …

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Fly Fishing the Frying Pan River

Colorado’s Frying Pan River is listed as one of the 18 Best Trout Streams in the Western States, and it is time I got it off my fly fishing bucket list of fishing spots. Legend has it that the river is named after a frying pan that was placed in a tree to mark the location …

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