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A Look at Current Conditions in Colorado…The Good, Bad, and Ugly

There’s a fine line between too much snow and not enough. After two years of severe drought…I can honestly say I’m okay with above average snowpack years! The high water season can be challenging for many anglers, especially when river levels are above their normal historic levels, but low water or drought has it fair…

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Pat Dorsey’s Fly Club™

Case of hand-tied flies

Pat Dorsey’s Fly Club™ is dedicated to bringing members a great selection of seasonably proven trout flies that consistently fool selective fish under a wide range of conditions. From technical nymphing to dry fly or streamer fishing under the most challening conditions, our patterns are designed for success! Pat Dorsey’s Fly Club™ is the perfect…

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The South Platte Watershed: News You Can Use

Over the years, I’ve been blessed to have a great working relationship with Denver Water and the City of Aurora. They’ve always willing to share valuable information that makes my job easier as a professional guide. Having insight on flow projections, maintenance, as well as their day-to-day operations, helps me develop a game plan to…

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South Platte River Update

Many anglers are wondering why the South Platte below Cheesman Reservoir is so low this year? The general consensus is we had an above average snowpack so this leaves many anglers shaking their heads,  wondering what happened to all the white stuff?  I am hopeful that these words will help clarify things. For the past…

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