Tom Rosenbauer’s 7 Top Winter Fly-Fishing Tips

Tom Rosenbauer’s 7 Top Winter Fly-Fishing Tips

‘Tis the season for winter fly-fishing. Here are seven tips to get you started, as well as my favorite fly patterns: 1. Pick the right place. Best winter rivers are Colorado tailwaters like the South Platte, Yampa, Frying Pan, or Gunnison; Montana tailwaters like the Bighorn and Madison; Wyoming rivers like the Snake River in Jackson;…

Fishing Streamers in Winter

Fishing Streamers in Winter

Throughout winter we get a lot of people asking if Streamers will work? Or that they tried a Streamer without any luck. While a large Trout is more likely to want to consume a meal that contains more calories than what a few Midges would provide, there is some things to understand about a Trout’s…

Winter Fly Fishing Tips

Winter Fly Fishing Tips

Time and Place are Everything– When I moved the the vail valley in November of 1992, I had one thing on my mind and that was skiing the Champaign powder of the famed mountain’s back bowls. But the other reason I moved here was also because it was the most central location to the best…

What Does It Take to Be a Tactical Fly Fisher?
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What Does It Take to Be a Tactical Fly Fisher?

You can be an amateur fly fisher or you can hone your skills and turn into a tactical fly fisher. That is part of the beauty of fly fishing. Tactical, Euro Nymphing, Tight-line Nymphing or whatever you want to call it, has become a big part of today’s fly-fishing community.  In recent years what was…

Trying To get Started in Flyfishing? What Fly Fishing Gear Do You Need Before Heading Out?
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Trying To get Started in Flyfishing? What Fly Fishing Gear Do You Need Before Heading Out?

Like getting started in any new gear intensive activity, the feeling of being overwhelmed at the amount of gear, gadgets and even clothing can cause some apprehension.  Flyfishing is no different, in fact it might be one of the most intimidating sports there is.  Figuring out what equipment to invest in can be a complex…

What do you want to look for in waders  and Boots to Fish in a River?
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What do you want to look for in waders and Boots to Fish in a River?

Being comfortable in the water whether is 35 or 65 degrees is incredibly important for safety as well as your enjoyment. Understand how your wader/boots will work to keep you dry and comfortable starts with the material .  Unlike you father’s/grandfather’s old school neoprene waders that felt like wearing a scuba suit, todays wading systems…

Do I Need Waders? What Should I Wear Beneath Them?
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Do I Need Waders? What Should I Wear Beneath Them?

Here at Fly Fishing Outfitters, we are often asked about waders, whether they are necessary, and what fly-fishing aficionados should wear under them. We have been working as fly-fishing experts for years and our advice is that waders are necessary, even in the summer. They protect your body from the cold river water but also…

Women’s Guided Fishing Tours: Benefits of All-Women Instruction
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Women’s Guided Fishing Tours: Benefits of All-Women Instruction

Fly fishing is for everyone. It doesn’t require special physical skills but only asks that all anglers display their patience, observation skills, and attention to detail. Timing and finesse, not speed and power are the key elements to becoming a great fly-fisher. While fly-fishing was traditionally a mostly male-oriented sport, it doesn’t have to be…