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Minturn Anglers February Events Calendar


Mark your Calendars!

 

Sat Feb 21stEric Pettine Fly Tying Demo at the Parker location 11am – 1pm

Wed Feb 25th – Fly Tying Night “Tying the Standards”

Sat Feb 28th – The Fly Fishing Film Tour at “The Wildlife Experience” 10035 Peoria
Parker, CO 80134 7:00pm

February 19th – March 5th *Extended due to stellar fishing!* 

IDAHO STEELHEAD!!!!

 
Fri Mar 20th – Minturn Anglers Kenai Peninsula Steelhead Trip Presentation hosted by owner Matt Sprecher
 
Sat April 4th – Duane Redford “Flyfisher’s Playbook 2nd Edition” Presentation and Book Signing
 
Sat April 18th – Mike Kephart “Guide to Colorado Lost Lakes” Presentation and Book Signing
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Eagle River

Open water, eating fish, great air temps. What else can you ask for? The Eagle River has continued to fish well all Winter and our Facebook page and our guide’s instagram pages will prove it! Our favorite freestone is fishing well all throughout but particularly in the stained lower stretches of Wolcott and below. Attractor flies followed by small nymphs have been doing the most damage but a streamer at the right time of day has been turning fish as well. The roads are great, the ice on the stream is missing, if you live in the Front Range, come on up!!!

Gore Creek
Tons of open water on this Rocky Mountain gem this winter and the fish are letting us know it. Plan on covering water and using lighter tippet (except on your small streamers). Your typical winter patterns are doing the trick but don’t hesitate to throw something different, maybe your own pattern! Fish are curious beasts and don’t have hands so they try things out with their mouth. Introduce the curious fish to some steel!

 

Colorado River  

 

Minturn Anglers was first on the Colorado River this year with a few fun floats this week. With no shelf ice and active fish, get your butt up to Pumphouse for wade or float fishing. Most fish were taken on deep nymph rigs but a few risers were spotted and opportunistic fish took slow stripped streamers.  When the sun is shining, make hay! If you’re itchin’ to get back on the sticks, the Colorado River is the place to be.

 

Idaho Steelhead EXTENDED!!! – Feb. 19th- Mar. 5h
   

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Our Idaho Steelhead Trip continues…
Due to incredible fishing and popular demand, we are still taking single day and multiple day reservations for float trips on the Clearwater River in Idaho. Our crew is up there and pounding steelhead (see our Facebook page) so we’d love to have you! Prices are appropriate, fishing is phenomenal… why aren’t you in Idaho?!?!

Saturday Feb. 28th – Fly Fishing Film Tour at the Wildlife Experience
   

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The Fly Fishing Film Tour is brought to Parker by the University of Colorado South Denver’s Wildlife Experience

There is no better place to see the F3T than on our state-of-the-art 40×60 foot RealD 3D Screen. This 300 seat, stadium-style theater boasts some of the best digital projection equipment in the country and surround sound to catch the stunning cinemaphotography and every zip of a tight line that the F3T is known for.

The event emcee will be Kirk Deeter.  Kirk is the editor for Angling Trade and Trout magazines. He is also an editor-at-large for Field & Stream and co-host of the magazine’s “Fly Talk” weblog at fieldandstream.com, Kirk is the author of four books, including The Little Red Book of Fly Fishing (co-authored with the late Denver Post outdoors editor Charlie Meyers).

Tickets ($15) are available locally in advance at CU South Denver, 720-488-3344 and ($17) on the night of the event.

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