The Drift Fly Shop

 

Welcome to The Drift Fly Shop. Pueblo, Colorado offers some of the finest Fly Fishing in the state. The Arkansas River below Pueblo Reservoir, also known as the Pueblo Tailwater, has become the most popular winter fly fishing destination in the state, but great trout fishing can be had here most of the year. If you're interested in fly fishing Pueblo, The Drift is your one stop fly shop!


We are a full service fly shop offering quality products, a friendly and knowledgable staff, and guided fishing trips for all levels of fly fishing enthusiasts. When you walk through the shop doors you will be treated like family. We understand that we are here to serve our customers and want to help you make the most of your time on the water. Whether chasing trophy trout on the Pueblo tailwater, hunting bass and wiper on Pueblo Reservoir, or heading up to the high country for some solitude, we will go out of our way to ensure your trip is a success! 

 

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Fall Sale Items

 

Winston GVX Select Fly Rods Reg. $545.00, Now $395.00

 

Simms Freestone Waders (Chest high) Reg $249.95, Now $179.95

 

Simms Freestone Pants Reg $219.95, Now $159.95

 

Simms Freestone Boots Reg. $139.95, Now $99.95

 

Simms Rivertek BOA Boots Reg. $179.95, Now $129.95

 

Simms Rip Rap Wading Shoe Reg. $99.95, Now $69.95

 

 

 

Final Fly Fishing 101 Class for 2014 will be held Saturday November 8th from 10:00am - 3:00pm

 

This class is ideal for those looking to get into fly fishing but just don't know where to begin. A little upfront explaination on the equipment, terminology, knots and rigging, fly selection and fly casting can go a long way to shortening the learning curve. This is a 4 - 5 hour group class that includes an hour of fly casting instruction on dry land. All equiment is provided and no previous experience is needed to take this class. The cost is $50/person (OR Free with a qualifying purchase!) and class size is limited to 6 people. Call or stop by the shop to reserve your spot.

 

Beginner Fly Tying Course:

October 28th, 30th, November 4th and 6th from 6 - 9 pm


This class is geared toward teaching you the fundamentals of fly tying.  You will learn to tie a minimum of eight different fly patterns, utilizing a variety of materials and techniques that can then be applied to a multitude of other fly patterns. The class includes four nights of instruction starting at 6:00 pm and finishing around 9pm. Use of tools and materials during the class is included and students will receive 10% off all fly tying related purchases for the duration of the course. Cost is $80 with a maximum class size of four people. ($40 down required to secure your spot!)

 

 

Entomology 101: Sunday October 26th, from Noon to 4:00pm

 

This class focuses on the basic identification and lifecycles of the common aquatic insects and the patterns that imitate them.  We will start in the shop to observe preserved specimens, match to common fly patterns, and discuss hatch timing and corresponding water temperatures.   From there the class will move to the water for some hands learning.  To ensure quality instruction, class size is limited to 6 participants.  This is a 4 hour class and the cost is $35, or $45 for the class plus a starter entomology kit with insect preservative and specimen vials.

 

 

 

 


Location and Contact Information:

The Drift Fly Shop
943 US Highway 50 West
Pueblo, CO 81008
(719)543-3900

Directions: From I-25, take Exit 101 and head West on Hwy 50. Take a Right at the second light onto Club Manor Drive and then an immediate Left into the Galleria West parking lot (due north of Carls Jr.) and look for the sign.


 

 

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