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Winter Rates are back! 

Less fishermen means more fish for you! The weather has been cooperating and so have the trout. Are you here yet? For winter trips and private water rates or to peruse our selection of winter guided trips, visit the following links or call us at 970-827-9500

Winter Walk and Wade Rates >>
Ice Fishing!!! >>
Discounted Private Water >>

Idaho Steelhead Fishing with Minturn Anglers!

Join your friends at Minturn Anglers for another awesome destination trip to Idaho. We will be making our annual pilgrimage to The Clearwater River in north central Idaho for HUGE steelhead. These fish have traveled over 700 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean just to eat YOUR flies! This is a great trip to participate in because we will be there all month so the schedule is flexible, we can pick you up and drop you off from the local airport and everything is include in the price except your flight, fishing license and flies/rods/reels!
Cost: $450 per angler per day

more details can be found here >>

Alaska Fall Steelhead Recap

In a few words: TRIP OF A LIFETIME!
After over a week of steelhead fishing in South Central Alaska, we left with smiles on our faces, steelhead stink on our hands and endless pictures of the fishing and scenery. The best day by far was a float trip with 14 steelhead landed out of 18 hooked. Silver Salmon and Dolly Varden were biting as well and provided non-stop action every day of the week. Don’t miss out next year, whatever you do!  

ALASKA PICTURES >>

 

Fishing Reports

Get the latest fishing reports from Minturn Anglers and Colorado Skies. See below…
Miracle Mile >>
Blue River >>
Eagle River >>
Gore Creek >>
Colorado River >>
Roaring Fork >>

Feathers, Furs and Synthetics!

With the expansion of our Minturn and Denver locations, we have loaded up on fly tying materials. We are now carrying a variety of different fly tying vendors with MANY more to come at both locations. Stop by, tie a fly and check out the latest offerings from the best in the fly tying biz!

 

Colorado Skies and Minturn Anglers Unite!

Both Colorado Skies and Minturn Anglers are happy to announce our merger as one company, Minturn Anglers. Call the Denver location “Mile High Minturn” or “Minturn Anglers South”, regardless of the name it will still be the same faces, same great service and a better selection of product and fishing trips! We are all very excited about this and you should be too. More details to come…

 

Our Minturn Location is gettin’ a make over!
 
Please excuse the noise and sawdust as we work on a make over and expansion of our Minturn location (102 Main St). We are doubling in size here which means double the Patagonia, Sage, Scott, Winston, Rio, Fishpond, Free Fly and fly tying material just to name a few. This is just the start so expect many more fun additions to come!
FREE Winter Fly Tying Classes and Clinics 

Starting Thursday December 5th Bob and Dave will be hosting our FREE Winter Fly Tying Classes every Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30pm at our Minturn location. Bring your vise, tools and tying material to tie along with the locals and hone your skills. Like usual, it’s very “laissaz faire” and we are always happy to help you improve! All ages welcome!!!!
North Platte Trips and Reports

Keep an eye on the trip reports for The North Platte at Colorado Skies. Our boys are up there as we speak making fish smarter. Get the latest on Grey Reef, Freymont Canyon, The Miracle Mile and more…

North Platte Trip Reports >>

From the vise…
Spey Goldie Fly Tying Video | Goldie Bugger Variation

A great pattern for right now, try it on your local waters! Thanks

Conservation Corner

It’s that time of year and our friend, the brown trout is getting ready to reproduce. Regardless of where you are fishing, take a good look at this photo and if you see anything like this in your local brown trout stream, please avoid it. A cleaned out shallow gravel stretch of river is where the trout are gettin’ busy! Don’t fish over these trout or cross the river within 15 yards of the redd. Thanks!

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