Gear Review – Fishpond Yampa Guide Lumbar Pack

      The Fishpond Yampa Guide Lumbar pack is a great representation of all the qualities that make Fishpond an undisputed leader in the bag/pack/luggage/travel gear of the fly fishing world.  Fishpond, now entering its second decade, has a passion for creating products that stretch the boundaries of traditional product design and set new standards for functionality….

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Review of the Orvis Sonic Tailwater Wading Jacket

Orvis Sonic Tailwater Jacket                 The Orvis Sonic Tailwater Jacket is at the top of its class and would be a great shell for any angler that loves to tackle all the seasons head on. Orvis has constructed this jacket using the same sonically welded seams that they use on their high end wading pants….

Winter Fly Fishing in Colorado’s Ski Country

  Colorado is ski country let’s get that straight. To most casual observers, winter in Colorado means waxing up the boards and hitting the snow, waiting in lift lines and sitting in traffic. But to those of us in the know, winter is a dual sport season.  Since moving to Vail/Beaver Creek in 1992 I have…

10 Reasons Fly Fishing Is Easier Than You Think

Fly fishing is defined as a type of fishing that utilizes artificial ‘flies’ to lure and catch fish. It may seem intimidating, but now’s the time to put your fears to rest. This popular recreational sport isn’t nearly as complex as you believe, though the casting technique is different than what you’re likely used to….

Holiday Deal: Save 20% on an Orvis Rod, Reel, and Flyline!

Save 20% off a Orvis complete rod, reel and flyline set up now until December 24th! We will even throw in the shipping!! Shop from our online store here. We have a huge selection in stock. Cleawater, Recon, Helios2, Superfine Glass and carbon. Call now or stop in to our retail store Monday through Saturday,…

Review of the Orvis Firehole Grid Fleece

Orvis Firehole Grid Fleece (1/4 zip and Vest)                 The Orvis Firehole Grid Fleece is a great layer that will provide warmth and a stylish design that is great on the river or an evening on the town. The grid pattern helps create loft (warmth) without added weight, it also looks great. The brushed interior…

Our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $30

Looking for the perfect gift for the fly fisher in your life? Check out our Holiday Gift Guide Under $30! Shop them all here! Orvis Power Forceps $13.95 Orvis Power jaw Scissor Forceps $19.95 Orvis Wire Cord Zinger $9.95 Orvis Wire Cord Zinger w/ Snip $19.95 Ketchum release Hook Remover $19.95(s)/$21.95(L) Orvis Super Slim Fly…

10 Best Flies for Fall Fishing in Colorado’s Freestone Rivers

    As the days begin to get shorter, nights cooler and many fishermens fancy turns to stalking Bambi there still remains some fantastic uncrowded fishing to be had.  Late fall into early winter provides those who know some of the best Fly fishing of the year.  Colorado is blessed with much milder weather then our…

5 Reasons Fly Fishing Outfitters is Right For Your Family

Searching for Guided Fly Fishing Trips in Colorado? If you and your family are super-excited about fly fishing and interested in booking a guided trip, Fly Fishing Outfitters is the company for you! We’re the Orvis-endorsed fly fishing guides of Vail Valley, and are always excited to meet new enthusiasts and help them learn all…

The Art of European Nymphing with Jason Lieverst

Join us at FLY FISHING OUTFITTERS 9am Saturday, October 10th. for a comprehensive workshop on the techniques of European Nymphing.  The day’s events will be hosted by FFO guide Jason Lieverst. About Jason Lieverst Jason has been a competitor for over 25 years, and has captained his country at the highest international levels.  Mr. Lieverst…