December 23, 2019

Winter is one of our favorite times of the year to fish in Colorado. I know it sounds crazy, but for the dedicated angler it is a time when you will find some solitude and test your skills and patience on the water. Yes, you will more than likely run into some below zero days, frozen guides and lines as well as some picky trout. However, the fishing is far less variable with fairly stable conditions. While you can generally expect cold weather, Colorado does offer some fairly mild days throughout the winter so if you time it right you may find yourself in a very comfortable setting.

Winter fishing can be intimidating so we’ve put together a few tips and tricks to boost your confidence on the water and get you into more trout.

  1. Downsize your tippet: During the winter, the water is generally gin clear, making trout highly suspicious and skittish. Using a lighter tippet can make all the difference when it comes to fooling selective trout. In the early parts of the year, we generally use...

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