A Colorado Gem: The Uncompahgre River

Matt McCannel has figured out the habits of Paco’s large brown trout, and in 2017 his clients landed more than 24 trout larger than 12 pounds. Many more were spotted or lost. Photo by Heather Patterson/RIGS Fly Shop

If you ask Colorado fly fishers to name their favorite tailwater fisheries, responses such as the Taylor, FryingPan, South Platte, and Blue Rivers will predictably roll off their tongues. And for good reason, as they have

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