Tag Archive: technique

Mar 25 2012

Favorite Family Pastime, South Platte River, 11 Mile Canyon, Colorado

Date: Monday March 12, 2012 Weather: Partly cloudy, warm, Breezy Insect/Activity: Not much Patterns Used: Blacktail Baetis, AB Tungsten Hare’s Ear, Grey Midge PupaFlows: 92 I spent some quality time with the family today doing our favorite activity! Yes, I am a blessed man to have a wife that loves to go fly fishing with me, and I love doing it …

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Mar 02 2012

Arkansas, Pueblo, CO

Date: Sunday February 19, 2012 Weather: Partly cloudy, warm, NO WIND Insect/Activity: Midges emerging from 11 AM until about 3 PM Patterns Used: Blacktail Baetis, AB Tungsten Hare’s Ear, Grey Midge Pupa, Olive Midge Pupa Flows: 64 My parents were in town for a wedding on the weekend of February 18th. One of the great things when they come to town …

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Apr 23 2010

On the River: East River, Gunnison, Colorado

April 2 and 11, 2010 It’s that season again (and almost past since I’m blogging a little late and water is already running chocolate around these parts)! Time for the pre-runoff fishing where the winter chill has gone but the spring runoff hasn’t hit yet. These are the times when it’s pretty easy to find …

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Mar 05 2010

Micro Nymphing

Micro-nymphing is a fantastic technique that goes hand-in-hand with sight nymphing. Jay Allen spends a few minutes fishing a spring creek, called Frustration Ponds, in the Jackson, Wyoming area and lays out some great tips and techniques for micro-nymphing. Visit www.theallenbrothers.com for more great articles, videos, guide trips, blogs, tying instructions and to purchase our …

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Jan 02 2010

The Drop cast

The drop cast is a simple cast yet very effective in getting your nymph to sink faster and have much less drag. An effective tool for any advanced fisherman and a must use for nymph fishing. Visit www.theallenbrothers.com for more great articles, videos, guide trips, blogs, tying instructions and to purchase our custom fly patterns!

Jun 16 2009

On the River: Colorado River, CO

It’s sad really … to think I’ve lived in Colorado almost 13 years now and never fished the Colorado River until June 4, 2009. Jay and I rolled up to the Colorado (Pumphouse to Radium) since the local reports were that the Eagle River was too high to float and that means the final fishing …

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