If there is one thing we love almost as much as fly fishing, it is beer! Especially, local craft beer after a long day of chasing trout. Over the years, we've driven the roads to our favorite rivers countless times and on these trips we've had the opportunity try a variety of beers from some incredible breweries across Colorado. Like fly fishing, we enjoy new experiences and sharing them with our friends. So in the spirit of knowledge sharing and for the love of beer, here are our favorite post fly fishing breweries.
South Platte Basin
Dream Stream: If you are coming from Denver, there are a couple of different routes you can take to the Dream. However, we prefer the scenic route via highway 285. On this route, you can hit Mad Jacks Breweryin Bailey, Colorado. The beer is great and it couldn't be more accessible.
Deckers/Cheesman: Due north of Deckers, on your way through Evergreen, Colorado, you will find Lariat Lodge Brewing. We are a little biased having grown up in Evergreen, but th...
As we transition from summer to fall, it’s time to start reevaluating our fly selections. As we enter the fall season, most of the summer hatches subside and trout begin to key in on a few specific bugs. It is common to see multiple mayfly hatches, such as red quills and tricos, carry through September, but BWOs will be a key food source for trout through mid-November.