Yellow Leaves and Running Browns - By Nick Freeman

Fishing the high country in the fall is one of the most rewarding times to get out and enjoy the natural beauty of our high alpine lakes and rivers. This post explores some tips and tricks that will help improve your chances of hooking on to a feisty brown trout.

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Late Summer Fun - By Nick Freeman

Now that the summer is in full swing, we’re happy to report that the local rivers and streams are all in really good condition. Although we are in a drier year than most, the reservoirs in Summit County give the rivers enough water to stay in good shape.

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Live and Let Live: Catch & Release Techniques by Nick Freeman

The fly-fishing community has adopted a philosophy of catch and release in order to maintain local waters full of healthy fish. This gives future generations a chance to enjoy the thrill of snagging a good sized fish in popular fishing waters.

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Primetime in the Rockies - By Nick Freeman

The summer months in the Rocky Mountains are no less than any Angler's dream come true. With numerous hatches taking place, crystal clear water, and plenty of sunshine, you won't want to miss out on the magic that brings all the fish out to play.

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Spring Runoff and Blown out Rivers

Heavy flow and muddy water tend to keep anglers at bay this time of year; however, to those who know where to go and what flies to use, this is the best time of the year. The fact is that trout are very hungry this time of year, and they must feed. Further, the famous salmonfly hatch begins when the water temps reach 54-56 degrees. This brings the bigger fish to the surface for the protein-packed snacks.

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Bucket List Trip: Golden Dorado on the Fly in Argentina

Jim Buckler shares the story of his trip to Argentina to fish for the infamous Golden Dorado.

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Fly Fishing Alaska, the Sportsman’s Dream - By Nick Freeman

The Alaskan wilderness is a calling that has been inspiring people who enjoy being immersed in the beauty of nature while pursuing the challenge of a perfect fly cast. An guided excursion can lead to once in a lifetime memories in one of the most spectacular places on Earth.

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Fly Fishing 101 - Hook, Line, and Sinker

If you are thinking about taking up fly fishing as a hobby, you are in good company. The popular sport has gained many new enthusiasts over recent years as more and more people are finding out about the many rewards. Before you get started, take some time learn about the equipment you will need to get the most out of your time on the water.

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How To Fly Fish - by Nick Freeman

Learning to fly fish is a rewarding pursuit that provides benefits that go way beyond the fish that you catch. It is a way of life rich in tradition and mastery. Read on to lean some valuable insights for beginners.

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The Fly Fishing Film Tour Returns this Friday, February 9th!

The Fly Fishing Film Tour (f3t) again benefits Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and is sponsored by The Town of Silverthorne, Alpine Bank, Summit County Rotary, Cutthroat Anglers, The Mountain Angler, and Breckenridge Outfitters.

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About the Author - Nick Freeman

The legendary tradition of fly fishing being passed down through generations is what continues to inspire legions of fanatics to this sport. We are thrilled to announce our new blog author, Nick Freeman. He is the quintessential outdoorsman, with deep knowledge and true passion for all aspects of the sport we love. Click here to learn more about Nick.

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Alaska Trip Update

Join Cutthroat Anglers at Bear Trail Lodge, September 3 – September 10, 2017, $250 Cutthroat Anglers Gift Card Included trouthead.jpgIf Alaska has been on your bucket list, this is absolutely the trip for you.

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Guanaja Honduras Trip!

Start off 2017 right by escaping Winter and joining Cutthroat Anglers for our return trip to Guanaja, Honduras from March 25 – April 1, 2017.

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Alaska Sportsman's Bear Trail Lodge Trip!

If Alaska has been on your bucket list, this is the trip for you. We will be targeting Silver Salmon, Grayling, Arctic Char, and, of course, Trophy Rainbows.

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Simms Intruder Boot Review

Jim B. has a reputation of being clumsy when it comes to wading. We don’t know if it’s because of his big feet or that he simply lacks coordination, but it was never so true as when he fished the Henry’s Fork last year.

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Reliving Past Glory

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Short Rod Fishing

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Wading Gear

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Carrying a Net

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River Etiquette

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