Well said, Mr. Grinch. But, Christmas is also about new fly-fishing toys for you and your loved ones! Struggling to figure out what to get that special fisherman in your life that has everything? Or, are you trying to get a newcomer to the sport started out with the proper equipment? Don’t worry; Colorado Fly Fishing Reports has you covered
- Maine Guide Waxed-Canvas Fly Wallet
Fly-fishing is all about looking classy? So why not wish for a leather fly wallet from L.L. Bean. And at just $24.95 it makes for a great Christmas stocking stuffer!
2. Orvis Encounter Deluxe Fly Fishing Package
Looking to get somebody “all in” to fly-fishing and looking to do it quick? Look no further than the Orvis Encounter Package, everything you need to go fly-fishing in Colorado, all at the marketable low price of $559
3. TFO Mini Mag Fly Rod
For launching big flies or heavy lines and doing it with power & finesse, check out the TFO Mini Mag. Fly-fishing around heavy cover requires a rod with real backbone. This rod’s 8′ length and Bluewater Technology hybrid S-Glass and high-modulus carbon fiber blank construction reflect pro angler Nick Curcione’s design input, providing outstanding castability and strength for your fresh- and saltwater forays. Each 3-piece Mini Mag blank features a rich blue-granite finish enhanced with a double application of TFO’s proprietary TiCr coating for extended durability. Fitted with oversized titanium oxide stripping and snake guides, a channeled and cushioned up locking reel seat, and Flor grade full wells grip and fighting butt.
4. Book a Trip with The Flyfisher Guide Service
The best fly fishing Denver, Colorado has to offer on private water an hour from downtown. Our private fly fishing club, destination fly fishing lodges, trophy trout resorts and ranch properties guarantees you a chance at a trout over 6 pounds!
5. Stock a fly box with Colorado Fly Fishing Report’s very own, Superflies!
If we could have only one fly in our winter tail water box it would be The Blue Midge in hook sizes 20-24. When fished on light 5x-7x tippets and in low light conditions the Blue Midge will out fish other Zebra Style Midges 10-1. A simply deadly Colorado Tail Water Pattern!
MC Prince Blue
The MC Prince is a great “point” fly to have on your nymph rig during the summer months. It is a great bug to drop smaller midges and mayflies off. “Blue” is a great nymph pattern color for fishing in the low light conditions often found during the Winter Months. These are just a few of hundreds of “guide tied & tested” patterns.
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