Minturn Angler Fly Shop Denver Colorado (Parker)Winter Tying Demos, Presentations & Event Schedule

8353 Willow St., Unit D
Lone Tree, CO 80124
720-851-4665

Winter Hours (November-February)

  • Open Monday-Saturday 10-6pm and Sundays during the holiday 10-6PM

Every Friday 5-7PM: Happy Hour, Fly Shop Friday & Open Tying Night!

Dec 14th 10-11AM Al Ritt 
Al has been interested in tying flies as long as he can remember and took his first formal tying class in 1983. He is currently a fly fishing guide in Rocky Mountain National Park and on several private waters in Northern Colorado.  In addition to being a PEAK Fishing pro team member, Al is a member of the Whiting  FarmsFlymen Fishing CompanyPerformance Flies, Daiichi HooksClear Cure Goo and Fishing For A Cause pro staffs and is a fly designer for Montana Fly Company.

December 21st: Christmas Party With Hank Patterson!
fly fishing guide of the century & High School Graduate Hank Patterson will be this year’s featured guest. Christmas Party Details >>

Jan 2nd 6:30pm Jake Mckitrick Tying Demo
Jake is a fly designer for Solitude fly company and specializes in tying flies for carp, bass and other warm water species.  Jake always provides an entertaining demo so don’t miss this one!

Friday January 10th: The one and Only Charlie Craven!
Charlie Craven needs no introduction and will be at the shop Friday evening to tie some of his new patterns. He will also be taking requests for any other patterns you would like him to tie.  Not a tying demo to miss!

Jan 11th Fly Tying 101 class $35.00 10-12
Fly Tying Class Details >>

Jan 17th 6:30PM – 11PM David Budniakiewicz  Tying Soft Hackles
Dave is our store manager in Minturn and will be at the shop to show us some soft hackle patterns that crush fish in Colorado and anywhere!

Jan 24th 6:30PM – 11PM: Carl Pennington Tying Demo
Carl is a longtime favorite at the shop and he will be returning for his 5th year in a row to show us what new flies he has cooked up for 2014.  Carl is a fly designer for Montana Fly Company. 

Jan 25th Entomolgy class $35.00 per person 8 spots available
Call shop for details:

Feb 8th Fly tying class 101
Fly Tying Class Details >>

February Destination: San Juan River!

Feb 8th 10-11AM: San Juan River Tactics & Presentations
Learn the ins and outs of fly fishing the San Juan River

February 15th: San Juan River Fly Tying Demo
Learn how to tie all the flies you will need for the San Juan River

Feb 20th-23 San Juan River Fish-a-long
We will be taking a February trip to the San Juan River. All our welcome to come and fish with us!

March Destination: North Platte River!

March 8th 10-11AM:  North Platte Fly Fishing Presentation
Learn about fly fishing the lower 48’s #1 big fish destination.  We will be covering Grey Reef, Fremont Canyon and the Miracle Mile.

March  15th: North Platte River Fly Tying Demo
10-11AM: This fly tying demo will cover the essential nymphs and streamers that produce on each tailwater section of the North Platte.

March 20-23rd: North Platte River Fish-a-Long
In March we will be taking a weekend trip to the North Platte River.  While April and May are often thought of as prime months (they are) march can be equally amazing but with the chance for slightly colder weather!  All are welcome to join!

April Destination #1: Green River!

March 29th 10-11AM: Green River Tactics & Presentations
Learn the ins and outs of fly fishing the Green River

April 5th  10-11AM: Green River Fly Tying Demo
Learn how to tie all the flies you will need for the Green River

April 11-13th  Green River Fish-a-long
We will be taking an April trip to the Green River. All are welcome to come and fish with us!

April Destination  #2: Big Horn River!

April 19th 10-11Am Big Horn River Presentation & Tying Demo
Learn all the details you need for fishing the bighorn river & how to tie the flies for the trip.

April 24-27 Big Horn Fish-a-long
We will be taking our second weekend mini-destination trip to the Big Horn River.  All are welcome to join!

Saturday December 8th : Tying Demo
10-11PM:
Winter Fly Tying Demo 10-11AM. Our Denver fly shop manager shares some of his favorite new winter nymph patterns.

PRESENTATION DATES & PRESENTERS TBA ARE AS FOLLOWS…

Juan Ramirez Fly Tying Demo TBA

Frank Smethurst Fly Tying Demo TBA

Christmas Party With Hank Patterson!
We are actively working on getting fly fishing guide of the century & High School Graduate Hank Patterson to our Christmas Party! Details TBA

Free Two Day Winter Nymphing Clinic TBA

  • Saturday 10-11AM: We will be going over the ins and outs of how to have a successful winter fishing season.
  • Sunday 9AM: Meet at the shop and we will head out to the river to put to practice the information discussed the previous day.

Fly Fishing The Urban South Platte & River Cleanup TBA
Learn about the incredibly diverse winter fly fishery we have in Denver, which fishes very well through the winter months. Following the presentation we will be heading out to the Urban South Platte to do a little cleanup & do a little fishing!

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