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Fishing the Dog Days of Summer

It’s throwback Thursday once again. Here’s a great article that appeared in our July newsletter last year. By Paul Prentiss For the last four or five years I’ve traveled to the Encampment River in Wyoming with my fishing partner, Bruce Mardick. We try to time the trip to coincide with the end of runoff in […]

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What To Do About Runoff!

You can always wait for the water to drop or fish for bass and other warm water species readily available throughout Boulder County and the Eastern Slope.  If you want to have some real fun, tie or purchase a variety of popping bugs and fish them at daybreak or sunset.  All you need is a […]

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Catch and Release Trout: Best Practices 1-10-2014

When I started fishing in 1960, we killed every fish we caught. Over a half-century later, even though there are thousand times more anglers, there are more fish and larger trout in Colorado waters. This is good news. It is caused by a multitude of factors that revolve around preserving the resource. One way, every […]

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Saltwater Edition of the FRA Newletter Coming Soon

Get ready for a Saltwater edition of the FRA Newsletter.  Features include “Chasing Giants” on Christmas Island & Hawaii, best locations in the world for Permit, new baitfish patterns, how to double the speed of your retrieve, and a lot more.  If you don’t subscribe click here.  Pictured above is Mark Moller of Boulder, CO […]

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Conventional Thinking may be Irrelevant

Pete Squibb and I have been fishing Snook on the beaches in Florida and our outfit are pretty similar. Winston Boron MXII  8-weight Rods intermediate sinking lines lines and similar flies.  BUT, THERE WAS ONE BIG DIFFERENCE.  Pete’s leader was10 feet long and mine was 5 to 6-feet in.  I immediately  informed Pete of this […]