Category: River Fishing

What You’ll Need For River Fishing

Many anglers attempt to go Rocky Mountain River fishing but come up empty-handed. While up in the mountain there are many things you need to take into consideration such as the elevation, current, type of flyer using, and the season you find yourself in. All of these factors extremely dictate the overall likelihood and achievability of catching fish while Rocky Mountain River fishing. Rocky Mountain River fishing is a lot like surf fishing because there are currents and undertones that cannot be seen by the naked eye.

Do You Have What It Takes?

flyfishingWith this being said use stand the best chance of catching a fish while taking a trip in the Rocky Mountains if you hire a seasoned guide to take you, this tip was given to us from the guys over at Pro Fishing Gear Reviews, you can visit their website here. Of course you can always go on your own and this is always a viable option for someone who is attempting to save money and learn things on their own but, the likelihood of you actually catching a trophy fish is greatly hindered. Seasoned anglers in the Rocky Mountains have been there for decades. Often times growing up right on the river. Living off the land.

These anglers are seasoned and often times know specific areas in which the trophy fish tend to flock. There are several calm areas throughout the river where fish tend to accumulate. This is because of these slow-moving parts of river allow the fish time to rest and recover from the fight of swimming upstream. Another thing you need to take into consideration when contemplating going to the Rocky Mountains and river fishing is the fact that you’re more than likely need to hike several miles in order to find a place on the river that actually has fish. You need to be well equipped not only with your equipment but also physically to take on this daunting challenge.

Things you will need for this adventure include:

  • fly fishing rod
  • fly fishing reel
  • extra fly fishing leader
  • extra fly-fishing line
  • waiters
  • net
  • boots
  • food and water

Of course this just scratches the surface in regards to the equipment and gear you should bring with you when attempting to fish in the Rocky Mountains. There are countless guides and tours that will take you fishing in the Rocky Mountains which we will be talking about in future posts. We even have a few posts that were written from these seasoned anglers about their specific tips and tricks they recommend in regards to effectively fishing the rivers of the Rocky Mountains.

Up Next…

kayak fishingStay tuned for our next article were will have these anglers dropped their hints about how they have been able to effectively fish the Rocky Mountains for decades.

This new article should be dropped within the next few weeks and you can expect new articles from us on a weekly basis come the New Year. Were slowly building up our supply of content so we can continuously drip feed out new content on a regular basis allowing you to have a continuous and steady stream of information for the foreseeable future.

Until Next Time….