Looking Forward to Fly Fishing Soon!

Fly Fishing Denver, Vail & Beyond! minturnanglers.com|  Ryan Hemkens 2014 Guide Schedule Tons of New Trips & places!My Guide Bio & Booking Info >> Ryan “Rudy” Hemkens & My New Crew Saying Hello! Family, Friends & Clients,First, thank you all for your loyal support and friendship over the years.  It’s been a pleasure fishing & […]

North Platte Trip & Fly Fishing Update!

Colorado Premier Fly Fishing Guide Service – Denver & Vail CO – Fly Shops 10am – 6pm Mon-Sat. Vail: 970-827-9500 | Denver: 720-851-4665 New Trip! Alcova Reservoir/Fremont Canyon Inlet! Ever wonder what fly fishing was like 200 years ago? This is about as close as you will get without leaving the country! More info >> […]

Eagle River Fishing Report | 7/17/13

Eagle River Fishing Report | 7/17/13 Caddis, Yellow Sallies, Blue Quills and Pale Morning Duns! With flows below 300 cfs the boats have more or less disappeared above Wolcott and the wade fishing has been fantastic. It’s hard to say where the best fishing is on the Eagle River right now, it’s happening from the […]

Eagle River Fishing Report | 7/25/13

Eagle River Fishing Report | 7/25/13 Caddis from the banks is the way to go Wade fishing on the Eagle River has been nothing short of fantastic from the headwaters to the confluence. Flows are below 200 cfs for the summer and the boats will be other places. The public hot spots this week has […]

Eagle River Fishing Report | 7/31/13

Eagle River Fishing Report | 7/31/13  Where to go and what to use on the Eagle River Some much needed rain has cooled our favorite freestone down and made the trouts very happy, wade fishing has been nothing short of fantastic from the headwaters to the confluence . Flows have dropped below 200 cfs making […]

Eagle River Fishing Report | 8/9/13

Eagle River Fishing Report | 8/19/13 Late Summer Fishing continues to impress The Eagle River continues to fish very well with nymphs and dries. Fishing hoppers and other terrestrials is producing more and more fish. Hopper – Droppers, Hopper – Copper – Droppers can darn near guarantee you fish. Flows are consistent and so are […]

Eagle River Fishing Report | 9/3/13

Eagle River Fishing Report | 9/3/13 Temps are fine but go small on the flies!   If the fishing is tough don’t hesitate to go smaller on your flies, size 24 flies have been the ticket on slow days. With the recent rains water temperature has not been an issue but water clarity is hit […]

Eagle River Fishing Report | 10/29/13

Eagle River Fishing Report |10/29/13 Small Flies and Big Fish Get out the threaders and Ty-Rite’s, small (sz 20-24) Midges and Baetis are on the menu all day everyday with dry fly opportunities in the evening around 4:00pm. Don’t worry about sleeping in a little bit, the fishing picks up around 11:00am daily once the […]

Eagle River Fishing Report | 12/24/13

Eagle River Fishing Report | 12/24/13 Mid-Day Midge hatches with BWO’s during in-climate weather  Our guides and staff are still hard at it, keeping the Eagle River trout honest with recent warm water opening up sections of previously frozen fly fishing spots. Our honey holes have mostly been in the “urban” stretches of Minturn, Avon, […]

River Report, Rod Building Class, Destination Trips and More!

Colorado’s Premier Fly Shop 10am – 6pm Mon-Sat. Vail: 970-827-9500 | Denver: 720-851-4665 Eagle River Clean Up TOMORROW 4/26!!! Taking care of our “business partners” is more than practicing catch & release and using barbless hooks. Help us clean Hwy 24 between mile marker 150 and 151 tomorrow from 9-12. Reception at Beaver Creek to […]