Tag - trout

Winter Fly Fishing Flies

Five Flies for February 2019 – Winter Fly Fishing on the Colorado River…

February is here! It’s the last full month of real winter fishing for much of Colorado’s major rivers. As we progress through the month, a wider variety of aquatic insects will start to become increasingly more active. With that, comes a wider variety of bugs that can bring you success, especially on freestones. Exercise patience and persistence on freestones and you can be rewarded with quality fishing. “You’re gonna fight through some slush, that type of stuff, but it’s gonna...

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Favorite Fish Species to Catch this Fall

Some of the best fishing happens during fall when the temperatures are cooler, leaves start changing color, and you can enjoy beautiful sunsets. During fall, fish are more active during the day because they are eating more to put on weight for the winter months. During these months, fish tend to be in shallow waters where the water gets more comfortable near the surface and is warmer. Fishing during fall provides anglers with a chance to catch more fish, so...

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3 Basic Techniques To Catch More Trout

Although there is a wealth of knowledge available in book and on the internet about trout fishing techniques, much of it is overwhelming and above the level of most beginner anglers. The bulk of it is also geared specifically to fly anglers, and although fly fishing is a blast (and a great way to catch trout) – it’s not the only way. We thought it would be a good idea to break down three simple techniques for trout fishing that...

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