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Equipment for Fly Fishing

Equipment for Fly Fishing

Fly fishing can seem daunting, if only because of the amount of equipment involved. But how much of that is purely for show? We’ve put together a list of what you actually need to get started to make your first fly fishing experience a little less complicated. Five-weight rods can handle any fish from 6… Continue Reading

April, 2014

Hello to all my fellow fishers out there, The fishing at lees ferry is good right now, we are seeing a ton of healty fish out there. Good food production and happy trout.  We are catching fish on zebra midge patterns #16-#18, dark colors; black, maroon, grey, and purple. Scuds are producing some fish as… Continue Reading

Common Fly Fishing Mistakes

There are plenty of nice adjectives that get kicked around when we talk about fly fishing – serene, peaceful, patient – but easy is generally not one of them. Fly fishing is hard, no doubt about it, and there is plenty of room for errors that can make it even more challenging. These simple errors… Continue Reading

Spring, midges, and low flows

17″ Rainbow 16″  19″ 19″ Hello to all my fellow fishers out there. The fishing at the ferry is fantastic, it’s spring so, midges midges and more midges. Zebra midge patterns #18-#14, blk/slvr, red/slvr, grey/black, any midgy combination you can come up with if you tie. Egg patterns are still producing in some places on… Continue Reading

Fly Fishing is an American Tradition

Fly Fishing is an American Tradition

All the way across the country from the fly fishing at Lee’s Ferry, The American Museum of Fly Fishing sits in Manchester, Vermont. It showcases the history, traditions and practices of the sport of fly fishing. Even though Vermont is far away from the Colorado River and Northern Arizona, one thing’s for sure—fly fishing has… Continue Reading

Lee’s Ferry Fly Fishing Water Conditions

Lee’s Ferry Fly Fishing Water Conditions

Lee’s Ferry is a great place for fly-fishing, and a unique spot on a world-famous, historic waterway. Anyone who has witnessed the Colorado River, with its intense rapids framed by enormous canyons, can attest to its dramatic appeal. Historically, Lee’s Ferry served as a convenient place to cross the hazardous Colorado. These days, it is… Continue Reading