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  1. Snow Melt and Brown Trout

    Snow Melt and Brown Trout
    After months of seeing low, crystal clear water, we are beginning to see spikes in flows and fluctuations in clarity which signals the annual transition into run-off. Every year we hear many people hang up the waders and boots until July or even August.  You're going to hear us say this a lot over the next two months when it...
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  2. Atlanticus

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  3. The river is waking up!

    The river is waking up!
    Blue Wings and a few more caddis are starting to show up. As flows begin to bump a little bit with the beginning of runoff, bug activity will ramp up, causing the fish to really start feeding. Bigger bugs such as stoneflies are slowly but surely starting to show up and get some attention so bust out the Girdle Bugs...
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  4. Stu Apte Tarpon Video

    Stu Apte Tarpon Video
    You may be cool, but you're not "Stu Apte tarpon fishing with the Florida Citrus Queen" kind of cool.
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  5. Ross's New Hotness

    Ross's New Hotness
    April 12th, 2017 5:39pm The all new Ross Evolution R is in the reel case at both shops!  The Evolution R has a handful of unique design features and functions that really make it stand out compared to most other reels on the market today.  Seeing how these are made in Montrose, this would be the perfect reel for the...
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  6. Gierach Book Signing

    Gierach Book Signing
    Huge thanks to John Gierach for coming up and hanging out with us today! If you haven't already, do yourself a favor and pick up a copy of John's latest book, A Fly Rod of Your Own.
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  7. Scott Day 2017

    Scott Day 2017
    We’ve been getting plenty of questions about the up and coming Scott Day on Saturday, April 22nd. BOTH SHOPS will be throwing down with in store specials from Scott Rods to Airflo lines and much more, ALL DAY long. President of Scott Rods and rod designer Jim Bartschi will be present at the Old Town shop and will be doing...
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  8. Streamers from a boat

    Streamers from a boat
    Spring streamer season is upon us! Now that we are looking forward to colored rivers and higher flows, its time to bust out the sink tips and look toward the banks. If you know someone who needs a little reminder on proper streamer etiquette from a boat, Simon's got your back.
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  9. They're here!

    They're here!
    We are starting to see more and more life in our local rivers, all the way up to central Wyoming, as we cross over into April. Hatches on the Poudre are consisting of Blue Wing Olives and midges, with BWO’s taking the spotlight. Stay low in the canyon if you’re looking for sippers and don’t short yourself on duns and...
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  10. Summer Hours start

    Summer Hours start
      Its Officially Spring, The rain is coming down, the bugs are hatching and the fish are happy! Just as a reminder our summer hours start tomorrow, so we will be open at 9am instead of 10am. Also 2016 fishing  license's expire tomorrow. So make sure to come into the shop and pick up your 2017 fishing...
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