trout

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 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

How to Tie: The Duracell Jig Nymph

In this week’s “How to Tie” video feature, Fly Fish Food gives us a great tutorial on how to tie the Duracell Jig Nymph. Learn About This Fly: Difficulty: Novice This week, we will be learning how to tie the Duracell Jig Nymph. For those of you who know of this fly, you understand it’s uncanny effectiveness when it comes to drifting flies for trout.… Read More »How to Tie: The Duracell Jig Nymph

The Ultimate Fly Fishing Gift Guide

The Ultimate Fly Fishing Gift Guide (2020) Buying gifts for anglers can be a tricky task. Whether you’re a participant, or someone not quite familiar with the sport, picking the perfect gift is often an intimidating and sometimes stressful endeavor as each angler possesses a unique taste. That being said, we here at Fly Lords wanted to take the guesswork out of the process and… Read More »The Ultimate Fly Fishing Gift Guide

How to Tie: The Iron Lotus

In this week’s How to Tie Video, Lance Egan from Fly Fish Food is here to show us how to tie the Iron Lotus. Learn About This Fly: Difficulty: Novice “The Iron Lotus. A fly the likes of which the world had never seen before. A fly so revolutionary, so dangerous that it would have catapulted any trout that was stuck with it straight to… Read More »How to Tie: The Iron Lotus

A Water Temperature Guide to Trout [PLUS Late Summer Fly Fishing Tips]

While anglers often rejoice when summertime rolls around thanks to warmer weather, dissipating runoff, and spectacular dry fly fishing, it’s important to be mindful of our fishy friends. When the air temperatures consistently climb, the water temperatures will soon follow. Due to extended heatwaves across the country, many of our favorite trout streams and rivers are reaching dangerous temperatures for the very fish we target.… Read More »A Water Temperature Guide to Trout [PLUS Late Summer Fly Fishing Tips]

FORGED TO FISH: Exploring the Obsession of a Species

IN THE PURSUIT OF PERFECTION, ONE MUST EMBODY THEIR SURROUNDINGS. THROUGH DECADES OF PERSEVERANCE, PITFALLS, AND PEAKS; AN INDIVIDUAL BEGINS TO BUILD AN ETHEREAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THEIR PURSUITS. AFTER ENOUGH BLOOD, SWEAT, AND TEARS HAVE BEEN SHED, THE LINE BETWEEN ONE’S ENDEAVORS AND THE SENSE OF SELF FADES INTO AN INTANGIBLE MARGIN. There are those in the world of fly-fishing that embody this mantra to… Read More »FORGED TO FISH: Exploring the Obsession of a Species

How to Tie: The Parachute Poly Emerger

In this week’s “How to Tie” video feature, SvendDiesel is here to show us how to tie the Parachute Poly Emerger fly. Learn About This Fly: Difficulty: Intermediate If you don’t know what an emerger is, you at least know what they look like. You’ve seen them everywhere: little flies that look like a weird mix between a dry and a nymph, almost always with… Read More »How to Tie: The Parachute Poly Emerger

California Hatcheries Battle Bacteria Outbreak

For the past few months some of the trout hatcheries in California have been experiencing a bacteria outbreak that is negatively affecting their fish populations. The bacteria (Lactococcus garvieae) has been detected in freshwater and saltwater aquaculture facilities around the world, but this is the first time it has been observed in California. According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), fish infected… Read More »California Hatcheries Battle Bacteria Outbreak