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Clay and Sandi

Roberts

TFO Pro Staff

How to Prepare for a Fly-Casting Competition

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

Assorted Casts Demonstrated

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

The KastKing Combo pond offers a wide variety of expert-led demonstrations geared to help both fly and conventional-gear anglers learn how to fish better--more successfully--by improving their casting techniques. Plus, an allstar combo-casting competion on Saturday with Colorado's top fly and conventional anglers, plus national pro angler Brent Chapman!

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Nathan

Zelinsky

Tightlines Outdoors

Colorado Walleye

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom

Colorado's Best Fishing

Expert's Corner

Straight to the point: the latest tackle, the latest techniques, and only the truth about what works and what is a gimmick!

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Marcelo

Caiozzi

Streamers--Wounded Dancers

Fly Casting Pond
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Peter

Stitcher

How to Match the Hatch in 2 Minutes

Fly Fishing Theater

Join Aquatic Biologist Peter Stitcher as he guides the angler through how to quickly and easily determine what is on the day's menu and which flies are the most likely to bring success. Using the P.A.U.S.E. Method, Peter will walk the participant through how to sample and interpret the information from the trail, riverbed, streamside and air over the river to determine which insects are present and the best fly patterns to use. This method is easy to remember and will help you stop guessing and starting catching more fish every trip to the river!

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Kevin

Flesch

Your Cheat Sheet on Colorado Gun Laws

Adventure Theater

Attorney Kevin C. Flesch is an avid outdoorsman and dedicated advocate for sportsmen and women. He is passionate about our 2nd amendment rights and defending those criminally accused and who have been accused of wildlife violations. He combines his extensive personal injury, criminal defense and trial experience with a personal commitment to the welfare and fair treatment of his clients.

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Clay

Roberts

Bait-Casting Basics

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

Fly-Fishing Trout Trickery!

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

Clay will lead a variety of casting clinics--both fly and conventional. Come  learn from an angling expert and winner of national competitions.

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Austin

Parr

Fish Behavior for Shore Fishing

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom
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Matt

Endsley

Jerk-Bait Presentations

Expert's Corner

Bobber Techniques for Successful Fishing

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom

Come learn the basics of bobber fishing to advanced bobber systems and covering all depths of water.

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Sandi

Roberts

Basic Fly Casting

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

Ladies Fishing!

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

Come learn how to cast from  someone who has won several accuracy   and  distance fly-casting competitions!

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Dan

Swanson

Fishful Thinker

Techniques for Catching Walleyes from Shore

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom
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Nate

Zelinsky

Tightline Outdoors

Public Land Bucks & Bulls: How to Scout for Success

Adventure Theater

Nate owns Tightline Outdoors and its seven  brands of entertainment and education services. He's frequently on the radio in Colorado--the elk-hunting  center of the world--and seen on a variety of local and national television shows.

 

 

 

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Kirk

Bien

Kirk's Flyshop

Fly Fishing Rocky Mountain National Park

Fly Fishing Theater

The fly fishing in Estes Valley and Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) has made a dramatic recovery after the Giant Flood of 2013.  Kirk will give you a detailed view and discussion of the fishing and habitat changes since the flood.  Some areas have even more fish than before the flood!  Kirk will also give some insights to the prime back-country fly-fishing for Native Greenback Cutthroat in RMNP. 

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Caleb

VanWagner

Distance Casting

Fly Casting Pond

Being addicted to the outdoors is an understatement for Caleb, who chases elk for months in the backcountry or fish in Colorado from tail waters to high alpine lakes. Caleb has taken first place at the Golden Games, second at the GoPro Mountain Games, and competed in two US Fly Fishing National Championships.

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Brad

Petersen

How to Rig and Fish Plastics

Expert's Corner

Jigs are one of the most-versatile lures, catching a wide variety of fish year-around. Beginner or experienced, Brad will help you learn how to be a better jig angler.

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Will

Dykstra

Starting Out Right

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom

Hot New Lures for Big Predators

Expert's Corner
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Chad

LaChance

Fishful Thinker

How to Prepare for Your Dream Hunt

Adventure Theater

One Rig for All Anglers

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom

 

 

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Richard

Pilatzke

Stillwater Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing Theater

Richard's presentation on stillwaters will cover fly fishing in lakes – the equipment, techniques, and flies to effectively increase your chances.  He'll look at the progression of the stillwater season – from ice-out to freeze up.

His new talk, on terrestrials, will  detail what food organisms are present and how to imitate them.

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Mike

Rieser

Casting In Difficult Conditions

Fly Casting Pond

Fly Fishing Baja

Fly Fishing Theater

Come benefit from the lessons of more than 30 years of exploring the Baja Peninsula, fishing and guiding the Pacific and Sea of Cortez.

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Karin

Miller

Zen Tenkara

Casting the Tenkara Way

Fly Casting Pond

Want to re-experience the thrill of fishing? Learn how traditional and American Tenkara rods can land a fish without a reel? And how such rods are now designed to catch saltwater species, carp, bass and more? Come to Karin Miller's seminar in the Fly Fishing Theater.

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Pat

Dorsey

Blue Quill Angler

Fly Fisher's Guide to the South Platte River

Fly Fishing Theater
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Geoff

Nemnich

Coyote Craze Video Series

Coyote Hunting 101: Essential Tools for Success

Adventure Theater

GEOFF NEMNICH has been an outdoor enthusiast his entire life, but his "addiction" for calling coyotes started more than 20 years ago. As a member of Cabela’s Pro Staff and a contributing writer for Predator Xtreme magazine, Geoff spends numerous days in the field each season and is extremely passionate about sharing his love for coyote hunting with others.  He travels throughout the West filming coyote hunts for the Coyote Craze DVD series, and teaching new coyote hunters his tricks of the trade at the only predator-hunting instructional school in the country, Coyote Craze College. Geoff hosts a segment on the Predator Pulse radio show.

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Donnelle Johnson and

Lisa Thompson

Women Outdoors, Part 1: Profiling the Animal

Adventure Theater

Brand new, the   Women Outdoors  program has three parts.  While the newcomer's session takes place on Saturday, the more-advanced seminars occur Thursday and Friday. Through it all, though, the goal is to not just be a better huntress, but have fun doing so and also help pass on the sport to others, especially women and children...to, as co-hosts Donnelle and Lisa say: “Find your Wild”. And, why women? Take a look at  this  recent study.

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Al

Noraker

Casting the Telescopic Fly Rod

KastKing Combo Casting Pond

Learn simple techniques, must-have gear, fly selection, and a few key knots needed to fly fish successfully.

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Duane

Redford

The Perfect Drift, Easy as X-Y-Z

Fly Fishing Theater
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Matt

Wright

Naked & Afraid--Up Close with Matt Wright

Adventure Theater
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Kerry

Caraghar

Orvis

First-Time Casters ONLY!

Fly Casting Pond

KERRY CARAGHAR was born in Colorado where his family has lived since the mid 1800's. His love affair with fly-fishing began at an early age when he learned to fish on the beaver ponds of Buffalo Creek. It came as no surprise to Kerry's parents when he announced his dream of one day becoming a professional fly fisherman. 

Kerry has significant experience fly fishing across the Rocky Mountain west and he enjoys salt water fishing with a fly rod. Ireland, the home of his ancestors, remains Kerry's favorite destination for fly fishing.

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Robby

Richardson

Sport Fish Colorado

Hot Spring and Fall Tactics from Shore

Aquarium Demo Tank, Hosted by Terry Wickstrom
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Colorado

Casting Contest

01/10/19