Looking for a fun fly fishing competition in and around Colorado? Look no further. The Milehigh25 is it and more. Each year fly anglers from around Colorado get together in late June for this fantastic competition. 2 days 25 species and a lot of fun in between. Each year the Milehigh25 attracts bigger and better teams. There is plenty of goodies up for grabs as well. For more information check out their website here.
What are you doing the weekend of May 4th? Check out the Fly Fishing Rendezvous at the National Western Complex. It will be a weekend packed full of exhibitors, fly tying, and speakers. This is a great event to get you excited about the upcoming season. Ditch the river one of the days and go check out this show. For more information and tickets click here.
The South Platte River has been a fantastic trout fishery for years but the trout populations have gotten out of control. With trout numbers out of control, CPW is stepping in and stocking 10,000 tiger muskie throughout the river system to help manage the trout population. The muskie will
SweetWater Brewing located in Atlanta Georgia has been brewing up something pretty cool. As a fellow fishing guide, I got excited when I saw “guide beer”. SweetWater came up with this light crisp lager made for guides and designed to help guides. 11% of all proceeds of this beer will go to help guides that can no longer guide anymore. It is fantastic seeing a brewery so dedicated to the sport of fishing and want to give back. So next time after a long day of fishing when you are at the liquor store look for a can of SweetWater Guide Beer.
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It is that time of year again in Colorado when we need to renew our fishing licenses. In Colorado your annual fishing license is good through March 31st. Colorado Parks & Wildlife has increased prices dramatically for 2019 across the board from park passes too hunting permits. Most of us hate when prices increase but this means more money for conservation and land management. So don’t be that guy fishing April 1st without a new fishing license. Get out and purchase your 2019 Colorado Fishing license here.