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The Uniqueness of Fly Fishing on the Colorado River

July 3, 2018

For those in the know, there are few pleasures greater in life than fly fishing. Being in a quiet, secluded area with the river rushing around you on a sparkling sunny day casting the reel is an experience you might remember for a lifetime. Of course, it’s also important that you pick the right company for fishing tours in Fraser, CO. Winter Park Flyfisher is the region’s leader for both locals and tourists alike. We’ve been in business since 1995, providing a helping hand to anyone who wants to get out in the great outdoors for some fly fishing. Let’s... View Article

Terrestrial Season Is Here: Time for Hoppers, Ants and Beetles for Fly Fishing in Fraser, CO

June 22, 2018

As insects, a.k.a. terrestrials, make erratic movements to get from water to shore, they attract attention from fish. Those that aren’t quick enough become dinner. Successful fishermen emulate this behavior to create productive fishing excursions. If you plan to attempt fly fishing in Fraser, CO this season, be sure to include terrestrial flies in your box. Keep in mind that it’s important to not only have the best equipment, but to also know how to use it. Once you arm yourself with the top-quality equipment from your fishing store in Fraser, CO, learn how to best utilize this gear. Your... View Article

Springtime Hatches on the Colorado River: Info About Flyfishing in Fraser, CO

May 18, 2018

The state of Colorado is filled with rivers, creeks and streams that are ideal for fly fishing. In fact, anglers come to Colorado from all over the world, descending upon the state’s waters during insect hatch seasons in particular. Wondering when the best time is to come out and do some flyfishing in Fraser, CO? Here is some information about some of the biggest hatch seasons of the year to help you plan your next big fishing excursion. Stoneflies The salmon fly is perhaps the most famous of the stone flies, hatching between May 15 and June 15 and bringing... View Article

Salmonfly Hatch at the Colorado River: A Quick Fishing Report in Fraser, CO

May 4, 2018

One of the most famous insect hatches happens every year in early June on the Colorado River. The salmonfly is one of the bugs most commonly used in fly fishing. Also referred to as giant stoneflies and willow flies, these flies emerge every year in June in a massive fishing event simply known as “the hatch.” During this time, fishers will travel from all over the world to start fly fishing during this salmonfly hatch on the Colorado, Madison and Gunnison rivers. Trout, especially young trout, love these bugs, which makes them outstanding fly fishing bait. This makes it a... View Article

Must Have Springtime Flies

April 26, 2018

Baker’s Dozen Edition by Head Guide, Zach Ware: Springtime fishing in the Rockies tends to get a bad rep. Most people think of it as “mud season”, runoff, and blown out rivers, however, this is hardly the case if you know how to effectively fish this time of year. Before runoff cranks up the fishing can be lights out with midges, caddis, and small mayflies starting to hatch. On any given day there’s a chance you’ll luck into a hatch and find some amazing dry fly action. The stonefly and salmon fly nymphs are also starting to move around a... View Article

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