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Despite the May snowstorm we had, fly fishing this month has been great! Straightline Guide Brett Lee had a great day of fishing in Stagecoach resovoir on a drift boat. Brett caught thirty fish in only two hours using leech patterns, not a bad day off! [Read more...]
What did you do this weekend? Straightline Sport's owners Brett and Bruce Lee floated the Yampa on the west end of town with their friend Dave and had some great catches! It's a rough life that our guides live at Straightline. On their only days off they are out testing products for our wonderful customers. This weekend was a particularly rough one, with lots of sunshine and smiles. The days are getting longer which means more time for fishing, which we all love! These are the flies we've been having success with: Pats Rubber Legs, Golden Stones, Pheasant Tails, and Motor Oil Wooly Buggers. What have you been catching lately? Post a picture, we'd love to see! Or come in to Straightline for tips from our guides, new gear, or to book a guided fishing trip with us! Cheers! Hope to see everyone on the river this week! [Read more...]
April has brought some great fishing along with it! Even at high water the big fish come out to play. [Read more...]
Springtime Fishing is Here! [Read more...]
This time of year, the Straightline guides remind you to fish mid-day in deep slow runs. [Read more...]
Skiing and snowboarding are the number one outdoor winter activities in Steamboat, but have you ever considered a diversion from the ski slopes? If so, try spending an exciting day fly-fishing the Yampa River. Yes, fly-fishing in the winter months happens every day and for the many frequent visitors to Steamboat, fly-fishing has become a must-do activity that offers a break between ski days. [Read more...]
What did you do this weekend? Straightline's owners Bruce and Brett Lee floated the Yampa with their friend Dave, and ended up with some great catches! They had a lot of success on the west end of town. The ice, snow and cold are starting to dwindle as we creep into May and the days are getting longer, which means there is a lot of daylight to take advantage of the great spring angling opportunities! Flies that we recommend right now are Pat's Rubber Legs, Golden Stones, Pheasant Tails, and Motor Oil Wooly Buggers. Brett, Bruce and Dave were having a lot of success on the west end of town. Hope to see everyone on the river this week! [Read more...]
Yampa River (town) [Read more...]
Ever wondered what draws so many people to the sport of fly fishing? Fly fishing isn't all about the big catch, although that part is quite a thrill. It's also about discovering your own tranquility, taking in the picturesque views, and enjoying quality time spent with family and friends. [Read more...]