Summer 2012 Wrapped!

Aram’s Li’l Kim – New Streamer for 2013

The Idylwilde sales reps are all on the road showing dealers the goods for 2013.  Occasionally reps leave samples in trusted hands for various reasons.  As you can see here, the trusted hands put them immediately to the test and shared the results.  Aram's Li'l Kim is being offered in ...

Running Down the Pacificos

[caption id="attachment_7786" align="aligncenter" width="666" caption="We were successful in running some of these down"][/caption] San Jose del Cabo is about fifteen miles east of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.  Thirty years ago my wife’s grandfather built a home on a lonely beach near the town of San Jose.  The beach has been developed ...

Slap n Tickle – Why and How it Works

[caption id="attachment_7709" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="AK tested and proven"][/caption] If you've fished trout in western Alaska, chances are you've thrown a sculpin imitation a time or two. Sculpins are a primary food source for trout, char, dollies, and grayling on many tundra streams across southwest Alaska. Spending many seasons guiding on rivers ...

Checking in from the SW

[caption id="attachment_7461" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Early season pig dwarfs 18 3/4 in Brodin landing net."][/caption] Guide season is starting to pick up here in Durango.  I have mostly been guiding on the San Juan and the fishing is very good.  Midges, big and little, are the name of the game throughout the ...

Winter Action on the Animas

[caption id="attachment_6752" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Great fish great day"][/caption] Conditions on the Animas River are more favorable for fishing than they normally are through the cold month of January.  It is definitely winter in the Durango area, but we are not seeing the really cold nights that can turn the river into ...

Country Pleasures’ Video Compilation 2011

Hey Zach, Thought I'd pass this along, especially considering all fish were caught on Idyl bugs (Low Rider, Egg Sucking Sculpin, CDC Caddis, etc!) Hope you enjoy Brent 2011 Fishing Compilation from CP Flyfishing on Vimeo.

EZ Checks in from AK

Gentlemen, Hope everyone is doing well. Just wanted to check in and say hello.  Just finished up on the Kenai and am in Anchorage.  Fishing was slow this week as the Kenai is having a epic high water fall.  I did get a chance to fish some of our killer new AK ...

Idylwilde Staff Take a Day on the Water

The customer service staff, mainly Will and Matt, have been experiencing a lot of stress.  Mid season I decided to change the software used for tracking our inventory and processing orders.  It was a decision that all staffers were behind.  That said anytime a major change like that is made ...

Streamer Fishing Best Option for Bow

Hey Zach, Everyone knows that taking out a beginner fly fisher has its challenges, but taking out a buddy that’s held a fly rod a half dozen times in their life and trying to sight fish with tiny flies...priceless! I took a friend out after work last week hoping for some ...