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River report for the weekend of Sept. 29 to Oct. 3
River report for the weekend of Sept. 29 to Oct. 3

September 28, 2017

Don’t put away that fly rod for the season just yet. Fishing has been excellent in all of the waterways thanks to cooler daytime temperatures, fewer people and boats, and less pressure on the fish...


Fly-fishing guide: River report for Sept. 16 weekend
Fly-fishing guide: River report for Sept. 16 weekend

September 14, 2017

Get ready for the fall spawn! Late September means beautiful colors both on and off the water. Look for males to darken in color and develop a hooked lower jaw called a kype. As spawning...


Fly-Fishing guide: River report for Labor Day weekend
Fly-Fishing guide: River report for Labor Day weekend

August 31, 2017

Fishing has been great! Flows are coming down and the brown trout have started to move a bit. Overall, the Colorado has been fishing well, RS2’s, Zebra Midges and small natural Pheasant Tails have been...



Colorado fishing guide for the week Aug. 21-25
Colorado fishing guide for the week Aug. 21-25

August 21, 2017

Fishing has been good in Summit and Park counties. We have been able to fish several rivers in the area and are seeing good productivity with hatches and fish. Flies and naturals that we have...


Colorado fishing report for week of Aug. 14-18
Colorado fishing report for week of Aug. 14-18

August 14, 2017

The wildflowers are out and the bugs are hatching on the local rivers! Now is a great time to get out and fish. The fishing has been good over in South Park, especially around the...


Colorado fishing report for the week Aug. 7-11
Colorado fishing report for the week Aug. 7-11

August 7, 2017

If you haven’t noticed, what some call “monsoon season” is upon us. We are seeing afternoon showers almost daily in most of the major river drainages. The rains can last for a few minutes or...


Colorado fishing report for week July 31 to Aug. 3
Colorado fishing report for week July 31 to Aug. 3

July 27, 2017

The fishing conditions in and around Summit County have been great! This is the time of the year that local anglers have been waiting for. Fishing a large, foam terrestrial and dropping a weighted nymph...


Colorado fly-fishing report for the week July 24-28
Colorado fly-fishing report for the week July 24-28

July 24, 2017

Rejoice! The high water has subsided. Despite the intermittent rain storms that have muddied the waters here and there, the fishing has come right around and we are experiencing truly fantastic fishing yet again. Drys,...


Colorado fly-fishing report for weekend of July 21-23
Colorado fly-fishing report for weekend of July 21-23

July 20, 2017

Rejoice! The high water has subsided. Despite the intermittent rain storms that have muddied the waters here and there, the fishing has come right around and we are experiencing truly fantastic fishing yet again. Drys,...


Colorado fly-fishing guide for week of July 18-21
Colorado fly-fishing guide for week of July 18-21

July 17, 2017

Editor’s note: Flows and other time-sensitive data has been updated since this guide first printed on July 14. The wildflowers are out and the bugs are hatching on the local rivers. Now is a great...




Blue River group recasts hopes of golden fishing designation
Blue River group recasts hopes of golden fishing designation

June 25, 2017

Since last spring when about a third of Summit County’s Blue River was stripped of a prized fishing designation due to inadequate production levels, efforts are ongoing to solve this ecological riddle. The 65-mile tributary,...