Blue River Fishing Report – July 25th

July 25, 2011 Flow: 800cfs Clarity: Gin Clear Weather: Clear On our way home from the Roaring Fork, we made a pit stop on Hwy 9 and in the town of Silverthorne to check out the Upper Blue.  Dillon Reservoir is full and there is a lot of water coming out of the dam, but […]

Roaring Fork River Fishing Report 7/22-7/25

July 22-July 25 Flow: 2500 dropping to 2200cfs (at Glenwood Springs) Clarity: Clear and Green Weather: Clear and Sunny This past Friday-Monday I got a chance to head up to the Roaring Fork Valley and fish all over the Fork.  Travis and I drove up Friday afternoon with a plan to float the Eagle which […]

Small Creek Fishing Report – July 26, 2011

The creek fishing in the South Denver area continues to improve and get even better!  Bear Creek is finally back to normal levels after the monsoons from last week.  The flow has been hovering around 30CFS and the water in gin clear again.  Fishing has been best in the mornings.  By the afternoon, the water […]

Fly Fishing Reports, Tips, Tricks, Advice!

Hopper Fishing is Upon us on the South Platte! www.minturnanglers.com Spey casting, Hoppers, Reggae, other fun stuff   Minturn Anglers Vail & Denver Fly Shops The Weekend Fishing Report –Make it about the challenge, less about catching,  inevitably catch more fish! Deckers, Dream Stream 11 Mile South Platte Fishing Report Click HERE      New Zealand […]

South Platte Fishing Report: Deckers, Cheesman, Dream Stream, 11 Mile Canyon

How’s the Fishing Been?  (Worth a Read) -Make it about the challenge, less about catching, and inevitably catch more fish! How’s the Fishing? That’s the question I get asked more than any other question through the summer months. If you don’t feel like reading my ramble the short and sweet is runoff is over, the […]

MA’s Extra Terrestrial

This is a fly I have recently developed in response to a few to many refusals on old reliables; Amy’s Ant and the foamulator. Let’s face it, those two flies have been so heavily fished they have lost their luster.  Don’t get me wrong, they still pull their  share of fish, but you should have […]

James Is Back From the Down Under!

Well here it is!  This is my little story about how our trip to Exmouth, Australia went.  First off, all of you have to realize that no matter how much planning, money or effort you put into a trip, there is always a chance that it will not go your way.  I received a taste […]

Small Creek Fishing Report – July 18, 2011

Last week I was able to explore several small creeks in the high country.  A good option, since a few of our rivers are still a little high.  Every creek I made it into, was perfectly fish able and a few were even low!  At goose creek, the water level is right where it should […]

Colorado Dry Fly Fishing All Summer Long!

Video shot on a day trip to the Dream Stream during a short dry fly opportunity. Featuring Scott T2H 1085 Switch/Spey Rd.  A very fun and useful rod for skating flies such as hoppers, stones and caddis.  More to come in the following weeks as we gear up for hopper season!

South Platte – Cheesman Canyon Report | July

July 6, 2011 Flow: 802 @ Cheesman Water Temp: 56 Degrees Clarity: Gin Clear Weather: Clear I had the day off today and my good friend Travis and I headed up to Cheesman to see what 800cfs really looks like in the Canyon.  Although 800cfs is a lot of water, Cheesman is far from blown […]