Fly Fishing Out of State


Fly Fishing Colorado: The Frying Pan and Roaring Fork

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My last day in Carbondale, found me with a bit of time to myself. After encouragement from Jay, I decided to drive up the Frying Pan Valley, and I was sure glad that I did. The views from up top, looking back down the valley, were remarkable. I drove to the base of the dam […]

Fly Fishing Colorado: The Eagle River

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By my third day in Colorado, my soul was ready to fish, but my body was beat from two solid days of fishing. We slept in and made a late start of our float. After a fantastic BBQ platter loaded with baked beans and potato salad at Moes Original BBQ in Eagle, Colorado, we dropped […]

Fly Fishing Colorado: The Colorado River

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Day two found us out on the Colorado River bright and early. We opted to float a lower section that does not see as much traffic and we were rewarded with the river all to ourselves. I started throwing a double nymph rig and quickly picked up a trifecta of fish – brown trout, whitefish, […]

Fly Fishing Colorado: The Roaring Fork River

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The drive from the Valley to Denver is all uphill, but with the thought of casting a line in some of Colorado’s finest water, I made short work of the highway. I dropped the wife in Denver to hang out with one of her friends, and I turned the car west and made it up […]

Fly Fishing Pyramid Lake: The Basics

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Early in 2013, I started to ask questions, research, and prepare for a fly fishing trip to Pyramid Lake. I am by all accounts a small stream fisherman and have limited experience fishing lakes. Having said that, a shot at a 10 or 15 pound fish had me willing to try out Pyramid. I had […]

Fly Fishing Pyramid Lake – Day 3

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By our third day of fly fishing Pyramid Lake, we were settling into a┬árhythm. We woke early and were the first ones on our beach. With headlamps on we waded out chest deep and set our ladders in hopes of tying into one of the really big 10+ pound fish. Although we landed several nice […]

Fly Fishing Pyramid Lake – Day 2

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Day 2 of fly fishing Pyramid Lake came very early. Based on what we had seen and experienced the first day, we headed out really early to get a spot on the beach. Ultimately, we found ourselves in the center of the action and began hooking up at first light. We found that during our […]