Mike Anest Fishing At Deckers

Mike Anest shows us how it is done during the spring at Deckers.  This brown was fooled on a Deep Six Caddis Larva.

Purple Back Scud

Purple Back Scud Minturn Anglers guide tying his Purple Back Scud for Grey Reef. This is a product of Mark Boname of Platter River Fly Shop in Casper, WY.  Mark is responsible for developing almost every staple fly pattern for fishing the North Platte River. Fly Tying Materials List: We are happy to mail you any […]

Vanilla Bugger

Vanilla Bugger Our Denver fly shop manager demonstrates how to tie the Vanilla Bugger developed by Mark Boname of Platte River fly Shop.  This fly is grey stripped, or dead drifted under a strike indicator. Fly Tying Materials List: We are happy to mail you any materials you will need to tie this fly and/or others.  […]

Bonefish Gotcha Shrimp

Bonefish Gotcha Shrimp The Gotcha style Bonefish fly is a must have for every bonefish fisherman.  The Gotcha can be tied in a variety of different colors to imitate everything from a shrimp, crab or baitfish. Fly Tying Materials List: We are happy to mail you any materials you will need to tie this fly […]

Red Annelid

Annelid The red Annelid is one the most simple yet effective flies on Grey Reef section of the North Platte River in Wyoming.  Some people refer to it as a “rockworm”  but it is more commonly known as an Annelid aka “san juan worm”  which is an aquatic worm common on Western tailwaters. The red […]

Kwan

Kwan The Kwan has been a go-to fly in the salt for many years.  Fooling everything from bonefish to tarpon, this is a great shrimp imitation.  The barring on the tail is an essential piece to this fly.  A brown marker is all it takes to bring the life out of this pattern. Fly Tying […]

Don’t Miss Minturn Anglers on WFN’s “Hookin’ Up” 2/28 5:30MST

For those in Colorado with Dish Network  Tune into WFN Channel 394  at 5:30  Make sure to order WFN if  you do not already have it! Last fall, Minturn Anglers Owner filmed an episode of Hookin’ Up With Mariko Izumi on the South Platte. This was a fun filled two days of serious fishing on […]

Micro Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail

The Micro Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail was developed by James Spicer for technical tailwaters such as the South Platte.  This Pheasant Tail variation is extremely natural and buggy but has an element of flash to get the fish’s attention.  This fly incorporates soft hackle that is very breathable and has great movement in the water. […]

McFly Foam Egg

The McFly Foam Egg is probably the easiest egg out there.  This egg pattern is quick, durable, and makes a great attractor fly.  This fly is great when sight fishing on tailwaters like the Blue, Frying Pan and South Platte because it is bright and easy to see in the river.  Although it is an […]

Grey Reef Annelid

The Grey Reef Annelid is a bread and butter fly on the Grey Reef section of the the North Platte in Wyoming.  This fly is very simple and is extremely effective. Fly Tying Materials List: We are happy to mail you any materials you will need to tie this fly and/or others.  To order by phone […]