FIPS-Mouche 2016 Showcases Vail Fly Fishing to the World

FIPS-Mouche stands for Fédération Internationale de Peche Sportive Mouche, which is, in English, the International Sport Flyfishing Federation. Vail, Colorado will be hosting the 36th FIPS Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship in 2016, and the excitement is growing already! One of the sponsors and partners working hard to make this all happen is Minturn Anglers. […]

Best Fly Fishing for Kids

There is never a bad day fishing, especially when you are on the water with your kids. It’s hard to beat spending time together as a family in spectacular Colorado scenery practicing a sport they will enjoy for a lifetime. It is easy to get them outfitted with gear and equipment suited to their skill […]

Fly Fishing Private Colorado River Waters

Every few months I treat myself to a special fly fishing expedition. This time I am focusing on the refreshing solitude from spending time on private waters, away from the typical summer crowds of anglers on the Colorado. I am considering a trip to the Colorado River Ranch, one of the private water tour guide […]

Getting Skinny on The Eagle River with Duane Redford

Get skinny…. In the Fly Fisher’s Playbooks (both editions), I discuss depth and speed in depth when it comes to nymphing.  Typically, you want the depth (distance from indicator to weight) to be around one and a half times the depth of water you’re fishing, and the speed to be half of the speed of […]