Fly Fishing Tips

5280 Angler fly fishing guides offer tips and tricks for fly fishing Colorado!


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. […]


SOUTH PLATTE RIVER FISHING REPORT – with Jeremy Hamilton – April 1, 2017

IT’S SPRINGTIME IN THE ROCKIES! LET’S GO FISHING! Jeremy Hamilton brings you this week’s South Platte Fishing report from Deckers, where we have been doing a lot of guide trips lately. If you haven’t checked out our SPRING GUIDING SPECIAL, give it a look. Jeremy also offers input on the […]


LET’S GO FISHING – TIPS AND TRICKS SERIES – Part 3: Preparation


PART 3 – PREPARATION

The professional guide team of 5280 Angler knows the value of preparation when it comes to creating a successful fly fishing trip. In this video, we discuss checking the flows and fishing reports, rigging up your rod, loading up ahead of time, and (maybe most importantly) pack a good lunch! Stay tuned for more of our fly fishing tip series!

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The Artist Behind the Lens – Meet Photographer James Snyder

OUR INTERVIEW WITH THE PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER WHO HAS MADE THE TRANSITION FROM CAPTURING BRUISERS IN THE RING TO BRUISERS ON THE WATER! 5280 Angler sat down recently with professional photographer James Snyder of Hoodlum Photography to get the scoop on his story as an artist, find out some details about […]