Category Archives: Just Fishin’

Fly Fishing Reports and Photos

South Platte River

I finally got out of the Gunnison Valley this week and headed out to fish the South Platte River for a few days. It was my first time there and I wanted to see the Deckers area, Cheesman Canyon, Elevenmile … Continue reading

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Taylor River

Fall is my favorite time to fish the Taylor River Canyon. It’s easier to wade with the low flows, and the fishing is excellent. It was a beautiful day on the river yesterday. I caught browns, rainbows, and a really … Continue reading

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Fall Colors

Now that my guiding season is over, I have some time to chase trout. We’ve had a great fall with beautiful weather, really nice colors in the mountains, and good fishing. This pretty brown trout here came from the East … Continue reading

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Fall Fly Fishing in the Gunnison Valley

Check out the new video here or on my website. You can also see the full HD version on YouTube.

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Big Rainbows

Peri and I had a lot of fun catching some nice chunky rainbows yesterday on the Taylor River. Peri landed loads of fish, including this big bow here.

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Streamer Fishing

Had an excellent day of streamer fishing today. Lots of pretty browns with nice color like this one here.

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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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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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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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