September 25, 2018

At the end of the day, the fastest way to catch the fly fishing addiction is to catch your first fish on the fly. Therefore, if you’re a beginner or want to help a beginner learn the art of fly fishing, we recommend trying out one of the bodies of water listed below.

September 11, 2018

Colorado is home to two iconic North American rivers, the Arkansas and Colorado River. Many anglers gravitate to the numerous tailwater streams in the state for a variety of reasons, but the freestone rivers such as the Arkansas and Colorado shouldn’t be forgotten. While their conditions are volatile and less predictable than tailwaters, fishing these rivers generally provides serenity and highly productive outings. Some may argue that a trout is a trout despite the river it resides, but we’d argue that fly fishing strategy varies as you go from tailwaters to freestones. In celebration of our release of the Upper Colorado River and Upper Arkansas River reports and forecasts, we would like to highlight some basic freestone fly fishing strategies as well as background information on the two sections.

The health of a freestone river is largely controlled by precipitation and snow melt. A year heavy in moisture whether it be rain or snow will result in higher flows, lower water temperatures...

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