Colorado Fly Fishing

5280 Angler is your premier source for Colorado guided fly fishing. Our professional fly fishing guides are passionate about service and wild about fish! We serve angling guests across Colorado’s Front Range on both public and private fly fishing waters along the South Platte basin and beyond. Fly fish COLORADO with 5280 Angler!

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SEE MORE TROUT – Simple Sight Fishing Tips

When hunting trophy trout among Front Range waters, it’s imperative to maximize the ability to look into the water and see the trout we seek to catch. Sight fishing, even when fishing subsurface with nymph patterns, is a thrilling and highly effective way to put more fish in the net.

5280 Angler guides follow a few simple steps to put the odds in their favor when scouting for trout.

What are the three key ingredients? HAT, GLASSES, and BUFF – check out our quick video for more, and read this PREVIOUS POST ON SIGHT FISHING.

Put these simple tips into action, and watch your both your numbers and average fish-size improve!

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Advanced Nymphing Tactics – Built-In Strike Indicator

by Ron Pecore, professional 5280 Angler Fly Fishing Guide In the last few years, I’ve been experimenting with construction of my nymph leaders, using  a built-in strike indicator. Jay Baichi, our fearless leader here at 5280 Angler, likes to teach tight line nymphing techniques to his clients, often without the use of an indicator. […]

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GUEST FEATURE – Boxwood Gulch: Hog Heaven by Jean-Marie Bousquet

Ed’s Note: We are thrilled to bring you this guest post from author, angler, and Redington Influencer Jean-Marie Bousquet. An avid angler and adventurer, Jean-Marie spent the day with 5280 Angler, guide Luke Martin, photographer James Snyder, and drone pilot Dave Reilly at Boxwood Gulch Ranch. This is her (big fish) […]

Fly Fishing at Boxwood Gulch Ranch – Incredible Drone Footage!

5280 Angler has collaborated with drone pilot/photographer Dave Reilly, Redington Gear Influencer and featured #flygalfriday angler Jean-Marie Bousquet, along with professional photographer James Snyder to capture the essence of a day at Boxwood Gulch Ranch.  Check out this spectacular footage, and enjoy a big fish battle at the bridge! For […]

SOUTH PLATTE RIVER FISHING REPORT – with Jeremy Hamilton – April 27, 2017

  Guide Jeremy Hamilton offers a slightly different fishing report this week! Jeremy gives you a behind the scenes look at the nymph rig that he has been using to turn fish all along the South Platte River this spring! This rig is built using a Pat’s Rubber Legs, peg-egg/pheasant […]