Top 10 Trout Flies For The American West

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I HAD A CLIENT COME INTO THE STORE THE OTHER DAY ASKING ME TO SET HIM UP WITH THE BEST PATTERNS FOR FISHING THE WEST. He was planning on traveling around Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana this summer and his goal was to put together a...

Fly Fishing Runoff Can Mean Fish On

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by Johnny Spillane HAVE YOU EVER SHOWED UP AT A RIVER AND FOUND THAT INSTEAD OF THE CRYSTAL CLEAR WATER YOU WERE EXPECTING, YOU’RE STARING AT CHOCOLATE MILK? Here in the Rocky Mountain this is a relatively common experience. It can happen for a number of reasons,...

Confessions of a Trout Guide

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WHAT HAPPEN ON THE RIVE, STAYS ON THE RIVER...USUALLY. So this time of year in Colorado, the rivers are blown, there is no one in town and all the guides are hanging around the shop bullshitting about their worst/best days on the water. It got me...

A Conversation With Fly Tyer Tim Widmer

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by Johnny Spillane TODAY WE ARE SITTING DOWN WITH TIM WIDMER, fly fishing guide, commercial tier, College professor specializing professor and general good guy. Tim has been guiding for the better part of two decades and his flies have been produced commercially for almost 10 years. Tim...

Fly Fishing Runoff Can Mean Fish On

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by Johnny Spillane HAVE YOU EVER SHOWED UP AT A RIVER AND FOUND THAT INSTEAD OF THE CRYSTAL CLEAR WATER YOU WERE EXPECTING, YOU’RE STARING AT CHOCOLATE MILK? Here in the Rocky Mountain this is a relatively common experience. It can happen for a number of reasons,...

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