FRONT RANGE ANGLERS NEWSLETTER

"Dedicated to bringing people and fish together"
July 2006

FRA Manager Jon Speigel left us in the lurch last month when he took off to Germany and Austria, supposedly to visit his family. You can see by this photo what he considers to be his family.

Hello all,

The lucky winner of last month's quiz is Len Ruvolo. The question was what to do if your rod isn't loading properly. The answer we were looking for is to use a line weight heavier than the rod's line weight. Lots of folks knew the answer to that one.

This month's quiz question: In which state is it illegal to fish from horseback? The lucky winner will take home a Redington Topwater fishing shirt. Click here to respond.

We like to include your fishing photos and stories in this newsletter. (See Ron Donahue's story below). Feel free to email us your fishing experiences and we'll add them.

Hope you're having a great summer --

Bill

 
NEWS AND NOTES:
National Fly Fishing Championships Announcement: In mid-June Jack Dennis made a series of announcements concerning the World Championships and the 2007 schedule.  By the way, watch for a TV special in the fall of this year.

 

FLY TYING:


Clouser Swimming Nymph: Take a look at the number one Carp fly used by Brad Befus and Barry Reynolds.

 
TIPS AND TECHNIQUES:
Rod Handling Techniques: When you have fished for many years, you forget to convey the little things you do to beginning fly fishermen.

Fishing Etiquette: The lack of courtesy on heavily fished waters is appalling.  Are fishermen today uninformed or simply don't care?

Weighted Flies: Fishing with weighted flies requires some adjustments in technique.

Tips on Working with Guides: If you are planning on a guided fishing trip, here are a few pointers to make it a success for you and your guide.

Knot Sense: Larry Jurgens, our fly tying zen master, will be contributing to your knowledge (or confusion) each and every month.

 
DESTINATIONS :
Field Notes: Ron Donahue scores big time in Canada.

Summer Heat: Has your warm water fishing taken a nose dive?  If so, change your tactics.

 
WHAT'S GOING ON HERE?:
What's Going on Here?: Stealth, skill, and physical conditioning are needed for certain angling situations.

 


 
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