Now that September has come and fall is very much in the air, it is time to catch a breath and reflect on what a crazy summer it has been. First and foremost, the fishing has been great all summer long. Don't believe what social media tells you... If you keep up with what's happening... Continue Reading →
Hello Trout Hunters, Anglers, and soon to be Hooked on fly fishing! This is a great bit of great information about what you NEED to do before you show up for a guided fly fishing trip. We use this at my shop Taylor Creek in Basalt and it makes everyones life a bit easier as... Continue Reading →
Above is a picture of my Simms guide boots, number 14. I don't know about you but, I burn through gear. Boots, laces, fly boxes, sometimes waders, tippet (as I should), guide vehicles, the list goes on and on. The reason being, is that I use EVERYTHING everyday, so I am hard on things. It's... Continue Reading →
Tenkara? I Don’t Even Know Ya! The sport of fly fishing is always evolving; from the introduction of the newest materials, cutting-edge designs in reel development, different rod composites for casting speed, or lack thereof, and even high-tech strike indicators made out of space age polymers that also went to the moon. Evolution is just... Continue Reading →
I have never been accused of not having an opinion, so as my first video, I am addressing tenkara. I hope you enjoy it. http://youtu.be/zxwIeWkV1pY
When a client walks into my shop Taylor Creek Fly Shop in Basalt, I greet them with a "how's it going, ready to catch some fish?", make some small talk, get them "wadered" up and load 'em up in my truck to take them fly fishing. This is just business as usual, an everyday ritual. I... Continue Reading →
Throughout this summer I have been posting fly fishing tips and tricks in short form on Twitter. What I have learned in the exercise is that why use 7 words when 4 will do. It is easy to get caught up in listening to yourself talk when you are perceived as an expert at anything.... Continue Reading →
It has been a perfect summer so far in the Roaring Fork Valley in the heart of the Rockies. Colorado is my native and I am proud to be one of the few remaining "born and raised". I wanted to share some photos of the summer so far, I hope you enjoy them.