The Anglers All Blog

Winston’s 90th Anniversary Legacy Fly Rods

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 5/15/2019 4:07 pm

2019 marks the 90th Anniversary of the R.L. Winston Rod Company. To celebrate this milestone, our friends at Winston are releasing a series of special edition legacy fly rods. This special run will feature some of Winston’s most revered models, including the Boron IIT, the DL4, the WT and the IM6. 

Tying Greg Garcia’s New Mother’s Day Sally

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 5/8/2019 2:54 pm

If you subscribe to the Anglers All YouTube channel, you may have already seen our latest Fly Tying Fridays video. This time, we’re tying a brand new pattern that was developed by our own, Greg Garcia.

2020 Dates Available for Cinco Rios Lodge in Patagonia

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 5/2/2019 9:59 am

We first experienced the fishing at Cinco Rios Lodge in 2015. Since then, we have enjoyed sharing the adventure with many of our friends and customers. 2019 marked the fifth consecutive year of sold-out trips to Cinco Rios. It has quickly become one of our most popular travel destinations. The two trips in 2019 are barely behind us, but we’re already looking forward to our return to Chile in 2020!

Gearing Up For The 4th Annual Mile High 25 Tournament

Published by: Davis James, 4/11/2019 9:22 am

It’s an exciting time of year at Anglers All. We are busy preparing for the annual Clave on April 20th to ring in the fly shop’s 65th anniversary. 65 Years! I’ve only been here for three, but I feel like I’ve heard a lifetime’s worth of stories about the shop in that time.

Rigging Tips Video: Steve Huff’s Figure 8 Loop Knot

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 4/3/2019 12:33 pm

We’re back with a new video in our rigging series. This time, Davis James offers some insider tips on how to tie a figure 8 loop knot. This knot is ideal for your fly-to-leader connection when using big game leader material that can be stiff and difficult to work with.

2019 State of the Fly Shop: A Word from the Owner

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 3/25/2019 3:56 pm

It’s 2019 and the fly fishing world is anxiously awaiting spring hatches, ice off, and the arrival of migrating tarpon. We are approaching another busy time in the fly shop and reflecting on the year past. 


In both cases I think about our old friend Dick Mill.  

The Clouser Minnow Fly Tying Video

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 3/21/2019 7:27 am

Spring is officially here! In addition to the excellent dry fly fishing, now is a great time to be throwing streamers. Plus, it won’t be long before we’re casting to big trout at ice-off on our favorite mountain lakes, or even bass fishing here in the Denver area. To celebrate, we’re tying up one of our favorite crossover patterns, the Clouser Minnow.Spring is officially here! In addition to the excellent dry fly fishing, now is a great time to be throwing streamers. Plus, it won’t be long before we’re casting to big trout at ice-off on our favorite mountain lakes, or even bass fishing here in the Denver area. To celebrate, we’re tying up one of our favorite crossover patterns, the Clouser Minnow.

Celebrating 65 Years: Join Us for the 2019 Anglers All Clave

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 3/8/2019 11:54 am

We are celebrating 65 years in Littleton, Colorado and you’re invited!

Save the date on Saturday April 20th, 2019 for the Anglers All Clave and 65th anniversary celebration. We’re also commemorating 50 years with our friends at Colorado Trout Unlimited. This is going to be one heck of a party, and you don’t want to miss it. 

There's something for everyone in Belize

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 3/6/2019 5:13 pm

There’s a reason that Belize has been a top saltwater fly fishing destination for so many years. It’s accessible. It’s affordable. And the fishing can be incredible.

 When planning travel for our customers and for ourselves, there’s another big reason we love to recommend Belize. In Belize, there is something for everyone.

Purple Haze Soft Hackle in the New Fly Tying Video

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 2/27/2019 4:37 pm

We’ve enjoyed fishing the Purple Haze in a number of situations. This versatile fly can be fished on the swing and is a great pattern for trout spey enthusiasts. But it’s equally as effective when drifted as a baetis emerger.

Registration is Open for Fly Fishing 101 Classes

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 2/20/2019 2:55 pm

Spring is approaching and the days are getting longer. If you’re not already thinking about fishing opportunities, you should be! We have enjoyed good fishing on local tailwaters all winter long, but spring will bring with it a new set of opportunities.

If you or someone you know is learning how to fly fish, or ready to learn, it’s time to get registered for a Fly Fishing 101 class. We offer dates every month from May through September, and registration is now open.

Meet The Patagonia & Danner Collaboration Wading Boots

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 2/13/2019 4:51 pm

What if Patagonia and Danner got together to create a world-class wading boot? Good news. They did.

Meet the new River Salt and Foot Tractor wading boots from Patagonia. They were co-developed with Danner Footwear, and each pair is handcrafted by Danner in Portland, Oregon.

Close to home and a world away with eleven angling

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 2/6/2019 2:47 pm

The Taylor River Lodge has it all. Beneath a canopy of spruce trees and the steep granite cliffs of the Taylor River Canyon, the lodge is fronted by a mile stretch of the Taylor River. It’s a private oasis where adventure meets pure bliss. The Taylor River Lodge might be as far away as we could get – without actually leaving Colorado.

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New Video: Streamer Fishing and Presentation Tips

Published by: Ryan McSparran, 1/22/2019 4:17 pm

We’re back with the third installment on streamer fishing with certified master casting instructor, Jonathan Walter. In the third video in this series, Jonathan provides some very practical tips on how to cast streamers and helpful presentation techniques.

If you didn’t catch our previous videos with Jonathan Walter, be sure and take a look. In Part 1, Jonathan covered some line...

Angling Adventures in Argentina and the Andes

Published by: Andrew Pulford, 1/22/2019 3:47 pm

“Rio Manso is a place that has stuck with me since I first arrived,” Anglers All travel coordinator, Andrew Pulford recently told us. “I think I’m pretty sentimental about it. But it really is, my absolute favorite fishery I’ve ever had the chance to visit.”

You’ll find Rio Manso Lodge in the heart of Patagonia. It’s where Argentina’s world-class hospitality meets some...