FRONT RANGE ANGLERS NEWSLETTER

"Dedicated to bringing people and fish together"
October 2006



One of our favorite Italian fly fishing fanatics, Emiliano Banzi, shows off a good sized bonefish caught in Los Roques.

Hello all,

Click here to see the results of last month's quiz, and to enter this month's contest .

Dates have been set for fly tying classes: Class #1: November 9, 16 and 30 - 2006. Class # 2: January 12, 19 and 26 - 2007 Click here to register and pay online.

Our Fall lineup of fly tying clinics is also almost complete: see below.

I hope you've been getting on the water as this has been an extremely strong fall fishing season in Colorado.

Hope to see you,

Bill

 
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Winter Projects: Has your significant other proposed non-fishing related projects during the coming winter months?  Here are two alternatives you can suggest.

Solution for Used Equipment: Our own online "for sale" forum.

 

FLY TYING:


2006-07 Fly Tying Clinics: Front Range Anglers another great Saturday morning line up for the winter of 2006/2007

 


Brightboy: It was my go-to fly for the Gunnison Anglers Superfly but I only got to use it for 15 seconds!

 
TIPS AND TECHNIQUES:
Does Barometric Pressure Have an Effect on Fishing? Contrary to popular belief, barometric pressure in itself is not the cause of your poor fishing days.
barometer

Streamers: It time to get out your streamer box and get after those large Brown trout.

Teasing Up Fish: Sometimes you've got to use an in-your face approach - this tactic has worked for many times over 30 years.

Davy Wooten Knot: It's simple, fast to tie, and a perfect knot for multi-fly setups.

Jason Borger - Casting and Presentation Strategies for Trout. The biggest problem most fishermen have revolves around casting, mending, and presentation. Jason Borger address this issue in his podcast.

Favorite Patterns from the Fly Box: Are you looking for a great carp fly available commercially?  TK Connor may have found it.

Wet Flies: Wet flies have been around since the dawn of fly fishing.  If you have never used them, it is probably time to give them a go.

 
DESTINATIONS :
The Challenge of the Superfly: After Labor Day two member teams compete in Gunnison Angling Society's Superfly contest.  Its may be the best $200 angling investment you can make.

 
YOU GOTTA SEE THIS :
You gotta see this: This may be the largest fish ever caught on a fly!
mako
 
VIEW FROM THE PAST :
View from the past: Long time fly fisherman will recognize this reel immediately and chance are they still have one. I bought mine in 1960 and I still have it.

 
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