Author Archives: Mike Sherer

State Campgrounds Open!

As restrictions are lifted and things start to open up around the state, we are excited to see campgrounds open. The state officials have been working hard and have now released a schedule of campgrounds opening. So dust off those tents and campers and enjoy the fresh mountain air. Please be safe and practice social distancing when you camp.

Tuesday, May 12

  • Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (Fremont County campgrounds only)
  • Chatfield State Park
  • Cherry Creek State Park
  • Eleven Mile State Park
  • Elkhead Reservoir State Park
  • Highline State Park
  • Jackson Lake State Park
  • James M. Robb CO River State Park Island Acres 
  • James M. Robb CO River State Park Fruita
  • Mancos State Park
  • Mueller State Park
  • North Sterling State Park
  • Rifle Falls State Park
  • Rifle Gap State Park
  • Staunton State Park
  • Vega State Park

Wednesday, May 13

  • Cheyenne Mountain State Park*
  • Crawford State Park

Thursday, May 14

  • Boyd Lake State Park
  • St. Vrain State Park
  • John Martin Reservoir State Park

Friday, May 15

  • Golden Gate Canyon State Park*
  • Lake Pueblo State Park
  • Lory State Park
  • Navajo State Park
  • Ridgway State Park

Guides need your help.

Everyone has been going through some rough times during this pandemic. Many fly fishing guides around the country are hurting badly due to trips being cancelled. This is their lively hood and they are really struggling right now. If you can reach out to your favourite guide and check in with them, book a trip for later in the season, or even buy a gift certificate will help them get through this tough time. A little goes a long way. I am not saying fishing guides are suffering more than others but if you can help them out. #SAVETHESEAON

We are Back!

Sorry, it has been so long since we have updated everything but we had some changes on the back end which prevented us from posting. We will be back to posting weekly with blogs and fishing reports. I hope everyone is safe and healthy. Tight Lines

The Denver Fly Fishing Show January 3rd-5th

Got the winter blues? Why not get off the couch and head to the Denver Mart this weekend for the Fly Fishing Show. Venders, outfitters, and fly tyers will all have booths set up so you can check out the lasted and greatest. There will also be seminars and the showing of IF4. This is also a great event to get everyone excited about the upcoming season.

For more information on the show click here

So you want to become a fly fishing guide?

Are you looking to get into the fly fishing industry for the first time? Are you a knowledgeable fly angler but lacking guide experience? Are you an experienced guide looking to join the Front Range’s best team? Do you have what it takes to deliver excellent fly fishing service and instruction?

Colorado Trout Fisher Guide Service is hiring professional fly fishing guides, both new to the profession buy canadian meds and seasoned veterans alike, to join our Denver based operation. For those new to guiding we offer top-notch training and for those that have been in the industry you’ll quickly realize what an opportunity this is.

Our philosophy aims to deliver the finest customer service, friendliest smile, and best fly fishing instruction that the Front Range has to offer. This is a fantastic opportunity to make great money, meet awesome clients, and guide on Colorado’s beautiful waters.

Please email me your resume and why you’d be a good fit. Make sure that you include a phone number and email address so I can contact you immediately. Tight lines!

Conor@theflyfisher.com


My First Big Game Hunt

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has put together a great video series call “My First Big Game Hunt”. This is a great series for someone that is thinking about getting into hunting in Colorado and want to learn more about the sport. The series will be modalert online a 16 part series that goes over different topics in each episode. Pop some popcorn and enjoy.