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June Newsletter 2010
pat_rooserHello All: 

Front Range Anglers' trip to the Baja peninsula was a success! This unique beach fishing opportunity provided anglers with dozens of different species to target.  Roosterfish, Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish, African Pompano, Cabrilla, Pargo and Sierra Mackerel were all caught from the beach and other species were caught from Pongas (boats). Look for this great saltwater trip again in 2011.

Due to the many requests for fly fishing classes for kids, FRA has teamed up with Thorne Ecological institute to  offer a week-long camp at the end of this month for kids ages 9-11.  We all love to teach our children to fish, but sometimes it's time to hand them off to the pros! for information or register by phone (303-499-3647) . 

Thanks for your business,

Bill Leuchten



Photo: Patrick Knackendoffel, FRA guide, with a nice rooster caught from the beach on the June Baja trip.


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Pro Corner
Take a Kid Fishing ~ JB Bruning

~ Wallace Westfeldt

RIO Hits the Sweet Spot ~ Paul Prentiss

Fly Fishing Internet Radio

Banner3_125x125Kootenai River- Big, Bold and Beautiful featuring
Dave Blackburn.  Dave has been fishing and guiding the Kootenai in Montana for over 25 years.

Next up is Wild Rivers of Northern New Mexico with Doc Thompson - Fly Fisher/Guide/Fly Tier

The Deep End

The curve balls encounted in life plus other imponderables .... click here for the answers

Downstream..Upcoming Content
Todd Boyers Wiggle Minnow...tying it and fishing it

The Fly Patterns from Drew Chicone

Upcoming Activities & Trips:

Think about extending your enjoyment of the sport….learn to tie flies with one-on-one instruction by a master fly tyer

Introductory Course $190
Class duration: 2 nights. Students will receive a 10% discount on all tying tools and materials purchased while attending class. Call 303-494-1375 to schedule or email here.

Intermediate Course $160
Take it to the next level!
Requirements: Mastery of basic fly tying techniques.
Class duration: 2 nights. Students will receive a 10% discount on all tying tools and materials purchased while attending class. Call 303-494-1375 to schedule or email here, if you would like to be notified of the upcoming dates.

Fish Tails ~ June Customer Gallery
Each month we receive fishing pictures from customers around the globe.  We're most appreciative of their willingness to share with us and others who enjoy this newsletter.

We love to get your pictures and stories so please keep them coming.  E-mail them to our attention.  If we publish a story (300 words or more) we'll send you a $20 gift certificate
Arkansas Surprise ~ Clint Horan

Hook Ups

194-pound Tarpon 12-pound Test.


 Release Baltic Pike Flies #3 by Simon Graham

Crease Flies
When Capt. Joe Blados of Greenport, NY came up with this pattern he had no idea how popular it would become for fresh and saltwater.
Watch how to make a simple rendition

Tying UV Flies with Jay Zimmerman
Watch Jay tie 5 different patterns

ccspecialJoe Mahler of Ft Meyers introduced me to a pattern his wife  ties for Norm Ziegler's Fly Shop on Santibel Island....Paul Prentiss

carpclose-up_webPaul Rose of Carolina Bonefishing has some thoughts on why fly fishermen have problems with carp.


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