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Why European Nymphing is so Effective

The main difference between European Nymphing and Traditional setups are simple yet small changes that make the system more efficient in getting the flies in the right zone quicker. There is no indicator (suspension device) attached to the leader that floats on the surface but rather is incorporated into the leader itself.  This serves two […]

Dry or Die – Dry Fly Fishing Season in Colorado

Anglers throughout the state of Colorado are finding excellent dry fly fishing as of late so the Dry or Diehards should be extremely happy!!  Currently, Colorado’s tailwaters are providing fly-fishers with reliable dry fly fishing with pale morning duns, yellow sallies, caddis and Tricos. River levels are perfect and the trout are eating a variety […]

Mathew’s Sparkle Dun Dry Fly

Craig Mathews of West Yellowstone, Montana invented the Sparkle Dun during the late 1980’s.  Mathews owns and operates Blue Ribbon Flies in the Yellowstone National Park area and is considered the local guru in the park region.  Mathews has studied the Yellowstone hatches for more than 30 years and is the co-author of the Yellowstone […]

Pat Dorsey’s Fishing Report: Blue River

The Blue River is a pocket water paradise. There are miles of public water between the town of Silverthorne and Green Mountain Reservoir for you to sample. Current Conditions Flow: 81 cfs Silverthorne Clarity: Excellent Water Temperature: Low to mid 40’s Hatches: Midges 14 Day Forecast:  Look for low flows and technical fishing. Anglers can expect to see sporadic hatches […]

What to Expect When Fly Fishing Cuba

There’s a reason you keep hearing about fly fishing in Cuba. A place where the flats extend as far as you can see, and low tides provide as many bonefish tails as you can chase. A place where you can target permit, bonefish, tarpon, snook, mutton snappers, and barracuda among many others, and often all […]

Cuba – Where the Flats Never End

Most people have heard of the never-ending saltwater flats in Cuba, but most Americans have only dreamed of casting a fly on them. I have been one of those dreamers for many years after hearing of a friend getting there through “other channels.” Stories of bonefish averaging 4 pounds, and snook over 20 pounds were […]

Fishing Report: Boxwood Gulch

Flows at 126 CFS. This is a great winter time flow at Boxwood Gulch. Boxwood has some big fish in there right now! We have had some great trips there as late, and we are anticipating having a solid winter at Boxwood Gulch.  This is a great place to hone your winter-skills, with the convenience […]

Fishing Report: Cheesman Canyon

Flows at 56 CFS. The fishing in the Canyon has been tougher, that’s for sure. Hardly ever does this canyon provide ‘easy’ fishing, but with only 56 CFS coming down, the fish are spooky! Cheesman offers many runs that have dramatic drop-offs leading to deeper runs. You’ll want to target these areas, as the fish […]

Fishing Report: Deckers

Flows at 99 CFS. The fishing at Deckers has been fair to good at Deckers. The flows were cut by about 40 CFS on Christmas, but Deckers is still flowing at 99 CFS at Trumbull. You should be targeting the deeper, slower water that the trout seek out in the winter months. The prime fishing […]