“Jig Flies: A Familiar Twist”

“Jig Flies: A Familiar Twist”

“Jig Flies: A Familiar Twist”  Hunter Towery FFO Guide One of the more recent trends that has rippled through the fly fishing industry are jig flies. Most commonly associated with nymphs particularly of the European variety. They’re also found with streamers in many colors and sizes. The idea of jig flies have been floating around…

Keeping the bite going through runoff
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Keeping the bite going through runoff

Muddy Water This time of year is an annual speed bump in our angling time. With freestone rivers such as the Eagle resembling something between questionable fishing water and chocolate milk. As high water turns into the norm for the upcoming weeks still water opportunities keep fishing an option. Often overlooked by many anglers some…

Catch and Release Tips and Principles

Catch and Release Tips and Principles

KEEPEMWET PRINCIPLES From the second they’re hooked to the moment of release, fish experience some level of stress. This stress can cause negative health effects such as diminished ability to avoid predators, reduced reproductive success, and delayed mortality related to disease – even if a fish vigorously swims away. While stressing fish is an unavoidable aspect of fishing, you can dramatically…

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;…

Going for 0% in 2018-Going Green to the Extreme!

Going for 0% in 2018-Going Green to the Extreme!

Going for 0% in 2018! Over the past several years we have enjoyed some great success in our business and have tried hard to be “Stewards” of the outdoors.  In our effort to be bigger and better we were partially neglecting one thing.  We are now creating so much garbage in our outfitting operation, from…

Get Jiggy With It

JIG NYMPHS Fly fishing with jig nymphs has been around for a while, but it’s only recently that we’ve seen a surge in their popularity. While fishing with dry flies has long been the go-to for anglers of all experience and skill levels, there are times when the fish just don’t seem hungry for your…

Are You Serious!!!

Helios 2 35%off all Helios 2 Rods The Helios 2 is a featherlight war club that defies the laws of physics and has the backbone of an I-beam. Lighter in hand and 20% stronger than any rod we’ve ever developed, it transitions energy directly from your brain to the fly and casts with the precision of…

EUROPEAN NYMPHING TECHNIQUES WORKSHOP

EUROPEAN NYMPHING TECHNIQUES WORKSHOP Sunday Sept 1st & 2nd Join us at FLY FISHING OUTFITTERS 9am Friday September 1st and 2nd  for a comprehensive workshop on the techniques of European/Modern Nymphing. The day’s events will be hosted by FFO guide Jason Lieverst. About Jason Lieverst: Jason had been a competitor for over 25 years, and…

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Spring is Great Streamer Fishing in Colorado

Spring is Great Streamer Fishing in Colorado Even with a 120% snowpack in Colorado, it seems that spring has come a bit early this year.  I guess that’s why we live in paradise! Now is the time to start dusting off the 3-4wt. Dry-fly rods and the 6-7 wt. streamer rods.  When water temperatures are…