Support Small Business Saturday

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“Owning and running our own small business in the mountains of Colorado has been a dream that we’ve aspired to for many years.  Now our dream is reality and we couldn’t be more thankful to all those that support our small brand.” – Emily Dudley (Mtn Ohana Owner) Aspen Outfitting is a local, family-run small business that has been in operation … Read More

Grateful This Holiday Season

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WE HAVE SOME ANNOUNCEMENTS! Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Aspen Outfitting Company!!! You may have noticed some changes to our website and social media accounts over the past 6 months; we have been working to update and energize the way that we engage with all of you. This vibrant outdoor community, and the wild spaces that we … Read More

November Nymphs and Streamers: What Should You Throw?

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Fall has arrived in Aspen, and the fishing continues to be fantastic! November offers low, stable river flows, fewer anglers, and a continued abundance of insect life. These conditions make for happy trout, and happy trout make for happy anglers. During the fall, trout primarily feed on subsurface nymphs like stoneflies, baetis and midges. However, trout also take advantage of … Read More

Fall Fly Fishing on The Roaring Fork River

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Golden Leaves Fly Fishing

‘Change is hard, but for autumn anglers it is also good…” We saw the first snow of the season in our valley yesterday morning. The transition into fall is always bittersweet – but I find it especially hard to swallow when Mother Nature mixes in an unexpected dusting of winter so early. Wasn’t it just summer? The snow continued to … Read More

Our FUN-ky new shop in Woody Creek

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At Aspen Outfitting Company, we have always worked to provide the highest-quality gear and activities to our clients and guests. My father started this business in 1969, and he always insisted on offering only the very best. With the opening of our second location in “Downtown” Woody Creek, we have had the opportunity to broaden our retail mix. From the … Read More

Ladies Fly Fishing Class with Flinn Pomeroy

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About Me My experience on the river and in fly shops as a woman has taught me quite a bit.  I recall some of my first visits to fly shops being filled with excitement as well as anxiety and reserve. I didn’t want to ask a question that labeled me as uneducated or amateur.  I wanted to be able to … Read More

Ugartechea AOC/SG – Custom | Aspen Outfitting Company

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AOC/SG – Custom 20ga. & 12ga. Pair (click to enlarge) One of the first sets of the beautiful AOC/SG -Custom Grade guns that we are putting together for select clients. This pair of 20ga. (left) and 12ga. guns feature coin finished actions with hand-engraving chosen by the client, and stocks custom fitted to his measurements. Other options chosen for these … Read More

Aspen Outfitting Company – Gunnison River Salmonfly Hatch

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A tributary of the mighty Colorado River, the Gunnison River is the fifth largest river in the state of Colorado. The Gunnison materializes at the confluence of the East and Taylor Rivers, just upstream from the town of Gunnison. The fly fishing on that upper stretch of the river can be fantastic, with unique opportunities such as a substantial (and … Read More

Aspen Outfitting Company on Plum TV

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Once again, Aspen Outfitting Company will be on Plum TV this summer! I was fortunate to be invited for several appearances last summer, where I talked about our various outdoor activities, and we got fantastic response from our guests and friends here in Aspen. This year, in order to have a bit more of a predictable presence, we are working … Read More