Our Industry Inspiration

We’re proud to give a shout out to several of our Fly Fishing profession’s home grown Rock Stars.

Guide to Fishing the Roaring Fork Valley

Written by Proudline guide Michael Shook, The Complete Fly Fishing Guide to the Roaring Fork Valley area is a pocket-sized fly fishing guidebook for the areas best waters; including the Roaring Fork River, the Fryingpan River, the Colorado River, the Crystal River and more.

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The Flyfish Journal

The Flyfish Journal publishes four journals per volume and also produces podcasts, blogs, artist series shirts, and special events. The Journal remains committed to being fly fishing’s premier media product. You’ll find photos from local photographer Copi Vojta gracing the Journal’s pages.

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Watershed is a poetry book featuring local-talent-turned-poet, Cameron K. Scott. Cameron writes an outdoor column for the La Grande Observer and spends his summers as a fly fishing guide in Colorado and winters in Oregon teaching creative writing for Fishtrap, a literary arts non-profit.

Read an excerpt from Watershed here »

Travis Krause Studios

Proudline thanks friend, flyfisherman, designer and artist Travis Krause Studios for recreating our updated visual branding. You can see our new Proudline logo scattered throughout the Gallery and other pages. Follow Travis on his artistic journey and learn more about his love of the Rocky Mountains, fishing and painting.

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Shannon Outing Photography

Passion for the outdoors and fishing – the sport, the wildlife, the environment, and especially the people who love the angling lifestyle – fuels Shannon Outing Photography’s visual imagery. Shannon’s style emphasizes using natural light and found objects, using minimal editing, and producing powerful images that convey what it is that makes fishing so extraordinary.

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Custom Rod Racks by Rod Nest

The custom built Rod Nest is fit specifically for your raft to securely store 2, 3 or 4 rods up to 10 feet in length. Your rod, the snake guides and the reels are all protected from accidental damage. You are given quick and convenient access to your rods while keeping them securely lashed in place. Made of durable schedule 40 PVC conduit and 1/2” HDPE, the Rod nest will last you for years and maybe even help you catch more fish!

Learn More about Rod Nest: (970) 376-4551 kurto98@me.com

Fish For Change

Connection – Education – Conservation – Exploration

The Fish for Change Mission is to use fly-fishing as a platform to make the world a better place by uniting a diverse group of students in wild fisheries where they engage in a variety of initiatives that promote Connection, Education, Conservation, and Exploration.

Throughout the course of the program, students integrate with local communities and work together on local and global initiatives, including community development projects, mangrove restoration, education based projects with local children, community art projects, trash clean ups and more.

Executive Director Steve Brown is a Colorado native who has been fly fishing most of his life. For the past 17 years he has been guiding in Southeastern Colorado. Several journeys through Central America during off seasons led him to the Bay islands of Honduras, saltwater fly-fishing.

He found expansive flats empty of any other anglers, yet full of fish: permit, bonefish, tarpon, and more. Steve’s dreams of starting a small, sustainable fly-fishing lodge came to fruition in the Spring of 2008.

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