Eagle River Float Season/ Vail Valley Dry Fly Mania

Streamflows Dropping 6-28-2014 After an agonizingly long run off, it looks like THE Eagle River is ready to float. This is a special time of year for us here at Minturn Anglers that we all look forward to: dry fly season, happy time. As flows drop closer to 1000 cfs and the water temperature starts […]

Eagle River Fly Fishing Report | Mid-Valley: Edwards to Eagle Vail

  6-27-2014 Mid-Valley below Vail, Colorado continues to improve as the waters recede. The Eagle River is easily divided into three basic sections: the high country (above Minturn), mid-valley (from the Gore Creek confluence down to Wolcott), and downvalley (Wolcott to the confluence with the Colorado River). The last two days I have been focusing […]

Stillwater Fly Fishing Report | Black Lakes, Vail pass Colorado

6/26/14-Fishing the Black Lakes on Vail Pass can be rewarding this time of year, with great views of the Gore Range and awesome trout in the lakes.  The Black Lakes is a easy, quick option to get some stillwater fly fishing. If you’re coming from the front range or live up in the high country […]

Fishpond Yampa Guide Lumbar Pack | Flyfishing Pack Review

The new Fishpond Lumbar Pack made from lightweight material with enough room for all the flies and accessories to keep you on the water all day The Fishpond Yampa Guide Lumbar Pack, made from lightweight recycled material, is the ultimate pack to carry all the gear you need on the water. It is complete with […]

Women Who Flyfish, Women Who Guide | Women’s Wellness Weekend Review

Fellow guide, Mandy Hertzfeld, and I had the pleasure of guiding a wonderful group or women at Minturn Anglers’ private water at Sweetwater Ranch as part of their Women’s Wellness Weekend. The fish were biting and the wine was flowing. My favorite aspects of guiding- getting women more involved in fly fishing (no longer a […]

Vail Casting Clinics: Daily at 10:00 AM

Vail Casting Clinics are a great first step or a tuneup before hitting the water. Come to an introduction to fly fishing at our Vail location in Solaris.  You can’t miss us: we’re out on the lawn casting every day.  All ages welcome!

Eagle River Fishing Report | Downvalley: Wolcott to Gypsum

6/24/2014–The Eagle River is improving daily downvalley.  Clarity and temperature are excellent, and flows are coming down.  Wading is still unsafe in many areas, but trout are holding near the banks and responding eagerly to high-water patterns. Eagle River Fishing Report–Downvalley: Wolcott to Gypsum The Eagle River is one of Colorado’s gems, especially just as the […]

Eagle River & Vail Valley Fly Fishing | CO’s Best Kept Secret!

The Eagle River remains one of the lesser known stretches of water to most anglers in Denver so we thought we would share some helpful information about fly fishing in Vail and on Eagle River. With fly shops in Vail & Minturn, it’s safe to say we spend quite a bit of time on the Eagle.  If […]

Guide Review of Fishpond Wasatch Tech Pack | Ultimate Fly Fishing Vest

The Fishpond Wasatch Tech Pack is made right here in Colorado and is truly worthy of the Rocky Mountains The pack has ample pockets as well as a built in backpack makes one wonder if one should grab a tent and sleeping bag along with a rod and reel! This fly fishing vest is surprisingly light-weight […]

Guide Review of Fishpond Wasatch Tech Pack | Ultimate Fly Fishing Vest

The Fishpond Wasatch Tech Pack is made right here in Colorado and is truly worthy of the Rocky Mountains The pack has ample pockets as well as a built in backpack makes one wonder if one should grab a tent and sleeping bag along with a rod and reel! This fly fishing vest is surprisingly light-weight […]