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Posts by Vince Puzick

Staff Picks: 2020 Gift Guide

Our guides and retail staff gathered around the ol’ fireplace (six feet apart) and talked about their top choices for gifts this year. From head to toe, from river to tying table, we have great gift ideas for the angler in your life this holiday season.

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Angel Cruz working a high altitude lake somewhere in Colorado.

Always in Stride: Angel Cruz

Angel says that working when the shop was reduced to a skeletal crew during May and June because of COVID-19 was eye-opening. “People wanted to get outdoors and they were very eager to learn to fly fish. We got busy real fast as the restrictions were lifted. It was neat to be part of that.”

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Fall Reflection Kaitlin Boyer, Guest Blogger

Born and raised in Colorado, Kaitlin Boyer is a fly fishing guide for Angler’s Covey, an instructor for Colorado Mountain College’s Fly Fishing Guide Program, and photographer. All photos are credited to Kaitlin Boyer. Follow her on Instagram at PixieK8. Fall is when we release the energy of summer, honor our harvest, give gratitude for…

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Grey windbreaker for fishing

Layer Up for Winter Warmth

by Jon Easdon, Director of Services As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, our first layer of clothing gets dusted off and the wool socks come back into the rotation. For most anglers, the late fall and winter seasons mean the fly rods are put away until March and pre-runoff begins. But for…

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Angler displays large bass caught in the South Platte river.

Protect the Spawn

I had the chance to talk with Landon Mayer — Colorado Springs’ native, friend of the Shop, fly fishing guide, writer, and ambassador of the sport — about one of his biggest passions: stewardship of the Dream Stream and the South Platte fishery. Question: What is the biggest need that has to be addressed at…

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