Outdoor

Tailwater Tales: Your Guide to Exploring the Yampa River

In collaboration with Colorado Tourism and their “Care for Colorado” initiative, we set out to explore some of the most well known and widely admired tailwaters of the great state of Colorado. While on this adventure, we met with local fly shops and guides to have them show us exactly what makes their home waters so special, and more importantly, why they’re worth exploring and protecting. Along… Read More »Tailwater Tales: Your Guide to Exploring the Yampa River

Tailwater Tales: Your Guide to Exploring the Blue River

In collaboration with Colorado Tourism and their “Care for Colorado” initiative, we set out to explore some of the most well known and widely admired tailwaters of the great state of Colorado. While on this adventure, we met with local fly shops and guides to have them show us exactly what makes their home waters so special, and more importantly, why they’re worth exploring and protecting. Along… Read More »Tailwater Tales: Your Guide to Exploring the Blue River

Tailwater Tales: Your Guide to Exploring the Taylor River

In collaboration with Colorado Tourism and their “Care for Colorado” initiative, we set out to explore some of the most well known and widely admired tailwaters of the great state of Colorado. While on this adventure, we met with local fly shops and guides to have them show us exactly what makes their home waters so special, and more importantly, why they’re worth exploring and… Read More »Tailwater Tales: Your Guide to Exploring the Taylor River

Tailwater Tales: Your Guide to Exploring the Frying Pan River

In collaboration with Colorado Tourism and their “Care for Colorado” initiative, we set out to explore some of the most well known and widely admired tailwaters of the great state of Colorado. While on this adventure, we met with local fly shops and guides to have them show us exactly what makes their home waters so special, and more importantly, why they’re worth exploring and… Read More »Tailwater Tales: Your Guide to Exploring the Frying Pan River

5 Ways to be a More Sustainable Fly Fishing Consumer

As fly anglers, we care deeply about the health of fish populations and the environments that these fish live in. We know that without healthy fish populations and healthy aquatic environments, fishing becomes unproductive, and the places we cherish begin to fall apart. As consumers, the things we choose to purchase have an effect on the greater world. When we choose to buy a new… Read More »5 Ways to be a More Sustainable Fly Fishing Consumer

Duckie the Tiger Trout

Another summer day meant another day sitting at home. The seemingly endless self-quarantine had all but brought on cabin fever. Looking to get away, local rivers initially seemed like a good respite. Unfortunately, even with the pandemic, there would still be a mess of others on the water. As many of us know, some anglers can’t social distance to save their own rods while other… Read More »Duckie the Tiger Trout

Photo Essay: Grizzly Creek Fire

“It’s very sad and tragic watching and witnessing these fires but there’s also an intrinsic beauty to them as well as they create otherworldly conditions for unique and amazing imagery. Grateful to all the firefighters and emergency personnel working tirelessly to contain this blaze and hoping Colorado gets some moisture in the form of rain soon. Here are some photos of the fire I have… Read More »Photo Essay: Grizzly Creek Fire

Get Wet: A Guide to Wet Wading

Wet wading and dry fly fishing are synonymous with summer. Like many anglers, when the mercury begins to rise I ditch my waders in favor of shorts and other breathable apparel. If you’ve never left your waders behind, I highly suggest you try! It’s also proof that you don’t need a ton of gear to get started in this amazing sport. I have compiled some… Read More »Get Wet: A Guide to Wet Wading

Trout Refuses Beetle Fly [VIDEO]

One of our guides Wayne Paxton was capturing the moment when they stumbled upon this fish. On our spring creeks, Japanese beetles become very thick along the streamside vegetation in late June/early July. By the middle of July, the fish tune into them and ravenously chase them down. As fish become pressured by anglers eating beetles they will begin to inspect flies and become increasingly… Read More »Trout Refuses Beetle Fly [VIDEO]