The scene was eerily appropriate for the weekend before Halloween. Charred skeletons of trees stood like tombstones against the barren soil. It is one thing to see the Hayman Burn from the highway as one speeds to a new fishing spot near Deckers. It is quite another thing to be standing in the middle of […]
The Watershed Festival had been cancelled and there was a change in venue due to road construction. The day began with wind and rain. In spite of that 43 volunteers from three TU chapters and other sources gathered at Anderson Park in Idaho Springs to carry on a two decade old tradition of conservation effort. […]
CLEAR CREEK SECRETS. A presentation on fishing Clear Creek (the one that flows through Idaho Springs) by Josh Paterson of Clear Creek Outdoors. Clear Creek is Josh’s home water and it is often overlooked by anglers. Josh is here to tell us why it should be our next destination rather than a blur on the […]
Join your fellow members at our next Cutthroat Chapter meeting Tuesday April 21st at 6:30pm to expand your fly fishing knowledge in the arena of High Mountain Lakes.
Cutthroat Chapter resident Alpine lake and stillwater expert, Richard Platzke will be sharing techniques, strategies (and hopefully lake locations) to help you get the most out of a […]
“The joy of creating a fine fly is so great that it is often difficult to distinguish between the basic needs and the urge to possess that which delights the sensitivities.”
-“The Philosophical Fisherman” by Harold Blaisdell
Join your fellow members at our next Cutthroat Chapter meeting Tuesday March 17th at 6:30pm for a night of fly […]
ATTENTION – CHANGE OF DATE:
Our February meeting will be held on February 24th (the 4th Tuesday of this month)!
In addition to showing the movie Red Gold from Felt Soul Media, There will be a chili cookout provided by board members as well as many flavors of beer generously donated to our chapter by Upslope Brewing Company!
Fly fishing along the 38th parallel
Lee Robinson will give a presentation on the fly fishing and conservation scene in South Korea. Surprisingly, a country the size of Indiana with 55 million people, has decent opportunities to fish for native and non-native trout.
Lee Robinson grew up fishing around the front range, and spending summers camping with […]
Join us this Tuesday at 7 pm for our monthly member meeting at 7899 S Lincoln CT, Littleton, CO. We will be having our holiday party. Bring a dish to share and a fishy item if you wish to participate in the gift exchange!
Felt Soul Media’s Film Damnation
Being conservationists in Colorado, members of the Cutthroat Chapter of Trout Unlimited tend to be acutely aware and especially sensitive to the conflict that exists between energy production and the preservation of the unique ecosystems that our state supports. Dams, specifically, are a strange hypocrisy for both conservationists and anglers. On […]
Join us at the next member meeting for a very special presentation from Cat O’Grady from The Drift Fly Shop in Pueblo!
“Seeing Insects the Trout Way”
This presentation focuses on trout physiology, their insect recognition tools, and how their environment influences their behavior. By breaking down how a trout sees, feels, and thinks; a formula is presented […]