Back By Popular Demand: Kid’s Fly Fishing Camps in Colorado

Fly fishing camps for kids are back by popular demand at Fly Fishing Outfitters, and we couldn’t be more excited! Camps will take place at the end of May and beginning of June, and are for kiddies ages 8 through 16. Two Three-Day Camp Packages to Choose From We’re happy to provide two options for…

Competition Fly fishing?

  The World fly fishing championships started in 1983, and believe it or not the first winners that year were the Dutch! Since then, the championships have gained serious momentum, and there has been a WFFC every single year since that fateful day back in 1983. The world flyfishing championship 2016 will be held right…

Springtime in the Mountains-A Flyfisher’s Paradise

  Springtime in the Mountains-A Flyfisher’s Paradise. The days are getting longer and the bugs are hatching on the rivers, a fly fisher’s paradise.  In the last few days the shop has been overrun with local as well as the visitors in the know, the fishing has been off the charts. As we begin to average daily…

What Makes Project Healing Waters so Amazing & Why We Love Working With Them

Fly fishing may often be a fairly solo sport, but at Fly Fishing Outfitters, we know how important community is and we’re all about getting involved. That’s why we’re proud to volunteer with Project Healing Waters, an awesome nonprofit dedicated to helping veterans through fly fishing. The organization focuses on both the physical and emotional…

The Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing in Colorado: Part 4, Recommended Beginner Fishing Spots

Ready to explore the great wide open and start casting? You’ll need a few hotspot recommendations to make your first outing a success. Check out some of the best places to begin your fly fishing career and get started today: The Big Thompson: The Big Thompson is located close to Denver and also known as…

The Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing in Colorado: Part 3, How to Cast

Learning how to cast starts with your grip. Use your dominant hand to grab the rod and curl your fingers around the cork handle so your thumb is on top. Rest the bottom of the rod on your forearm to keep it stable. Your wrist should be locked. Use your other hand to let 10…

The Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing in Colorado: Part 2, Types of Fish in Colorado

Trout is the “quintessential” fish in Colorado, yet there are more beautiful fish swimming in our waters. In Part Two of our series, we’ll review some of the many fish you’ll find on the end of your fly fishing line. Rainbow Trout:  These trout are known for their “multi-hued coloration” that includes green, yellow, and…

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing in Colorado: Part 1, The Lingo

Colorado is a beautiful state and one full of fantastic fishing opportunities. It includes thousands of miles of rivers and streams, and seemingly endless lakes. The Centennial State is also home to one of the largest and most important waterways in the United States, the mighty Colorado River, which cuts through the Grand Canyon. Since…