Fly Fishing Tips

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


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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. […]


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 […]