Blog / Happenings

  1. Trout Twinkies

    Trout Twinkies
    This is reason numero uno why we fish hard during run-off.  As a species, salmon flies and many other stoneflies need big water as protection to hatch successfully.  The Poudre has a sneaky hatch of salmon flies that as of yesterday, are beginning to show up LOW in the canyon.  Stay mobile, get out often and check the bankside shrubbery...
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  2. Bote Drift: Bug Slinger

    Bote Drift: Bug Slinger
    It doesn't matter whether you prefer standing on a board with a paddle, or paddling on a board standing up, this is right up your alley.  The Bote Drift stand up paddle board in the Bug Slinger edition is designed specifically to be fished off of, but can be just as much fun to pleasure cruise the countless lakes and...
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  3. Cicadapocalypse

    Wherever you are, whatever you are doing, I want you to close your eyes really tight, then try as hard as you can to imagine how fun this would be. Cicadapocalypse 2017 from Drift Media Productions on Vimeo.
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  4. Highway 34: Open for Business

    Highway 34: Open for Business
    Runoff has truly begun here in the Poudre canyon.  For some of us that means the search to find a different place to fish for the next month has begun.  Well look no further!   You guys remember Highway 34 right?  Like, the Big Thompson canyon on the way up to Estes Park?  As of this weekend, she is open...
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  5. Sage Day Grand Prize Winner

    Sage Day Grand Prize Winner
    Huge congrats to Thad Carter for winning the Sage Day grand prize drawing!  Enjoy that new X!  Thad is now going to be put into a separate raffle at the end of the year to win a trip to Rio Manso, Argentina with all of our other grand prize winners from the various customer appreciation days this year.  Huge thanks...
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  6. Options.

    Things on the Poudre are continuing to change on what now seems like an hourly basis.  If you prefer to steer clear of the canyon while the river gets its annual snow melt scrub down, we have world class tailwater fisheries well within a 3 hour drive in all directions that offer consistent flows and some big, hungry, trout.   Like...
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  7. The Aerobotes Stand Up Paddle Board

    The Aerobotes Stand Up Paddle Board
    We are beyond excited to announce that St. Pete's is now a Bote stand up paddle board (SUP) dealer!  We couldn't stop coming up with ways we could put these bad boys to use around town.  Many of the countless bass ponds in northern Colorado can be fished easily from shore, but many of them also require long walks, or...
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  8. A little advice from you local fly shop...

    A little advice from you local fly shop...
    If you find yourself out on the water today DO NOT forget this box! Regardless of Colorado's mood swings, the river has stayed in very nice shape.  A quick look at flows is showing 1160 cfs at the canyon mouth, 652 cfs in the north fork below Seaman Res, which leaves the main stem at a delicious 508 cfs...
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  9. The 10th Flagship Rod from Sage

    The 10th Flagship Rod from Sage
    Sage continues to bring innovation to the table in the development of their latest flagship rod, the Sage X.  The latest in rod technology, KonneticHD technology, allows the caster to access and load the full length of the rod, bringing forth more energy transfer into the fly line while increasing accuracy and overall distance.  This is hands down THE most...
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  10. Sage Day Happy Hour: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

    For the first 2 hours of Sage Day 2017, receive an extra 5% off select products, as well as an extra 5% off on all flies in either shop!  But wait, that's not all!  Cache in on extra raffle tickets to increase your chances of winning a Sage fly rod of your choice!  Both shops will be enjoying some cold...
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