Author Archives: Bo

Big Rainbow

Caught a big rainbow today with my 7′ 6″ bamboo rod and a size 20 dry fly. Very fun!

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Guides’ Day Off on the East River

Chris and I fished the East River today and had a pretty good BWO hatch throughout the day. Chris landed this nice 17-inch cutbow (and many other fish) on a small dry fly.

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Great Day of Dry Fly Fishing

Mitch had a great day of dry fly fishing today. We actually caught every fish on a dry fly, and they were all beautiful wild trout. It was a really fun day on the river!

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Taylor River

I fished the Taylor River today for a few hours in the afternoon, down in the canyon stretch and also up at the C&R section. I threw a single dry fly with my bamboo rod the whole time. Fish were … Continue reading

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First Salmon

Joe got the first salmon of the season with me down on the lower Gunnison River this week. It was a big 20-inch male that flew in the air multiple times and ran us pretty far down the river. It … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Trout

I had a few hours to fish today and decided to throw mouse-like patterns on the East River. I was curious to see if I could find some big fish on mice during the daytime. I caught several nice trout, … Continue reading

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Memphis Time

Lytle and Margaret were still on Memphis time today, but that didn’t prevent them from jumping in the Taylor River and chasing big trout. They both did great out there. It was a fun day with good fishing and good … Continue reading

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The Swirl

We fished mostly hoppers, caddis, and BWOs today, with a few nymphs mixed in. The fish attacked the hoppers at times, but we saw some cautious swirls on our flies today, especially late in the day when they were eating … Continue reading

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The PMD Hatch

I had a few hours this afternoon to fish the Taylor River C&R and try to hit the PMD hatch with my bamboo rod. The fish are fussier than ever now, and I missed a lot of fish. But I … Continue reading

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Hoppers and Caddis

August is here and that means hoppers. Plack and his sons, Jake and Trem, did well today throwing hoppers and caddis in the riffles and on the banks. Some of the fish didn’t make it easy for the young men, … Continue reading

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