Biologist Selected. Fish Approved.
Give the gift of success on the fly to your family and fishing buddies with an Ascent Fly Fishing Gift Certificate.
Join Aquatic Biologist and Fly Fishing Geek Peter Stitcher at a for his first ever offering of Bugs and Bounty! Ascent Fly Fishing will be partnering with Cross Purpose Englewood (A job and life skill training program helping people step out of poverty for good!), for an in depth 2 hour talk on entomology for the fly fisher and matching the hatch. Participants will each receive 10 flies with their ticket. Aided by high-resolution videos, animations, and craft brews, you will learn how to identify every bug in, on, and around the river and quickly match it to the best fly patterns in your box. Whether you are just learning to fly fishing or are a seasoned angler, this class will help you dial in what the fish are feeding on and how to choose the best fly patterns to fish. All proceeds from the class will be split between Cross Purpose in their effort to combat poverty in Englewood and the Ascent Fly Tyer's Health Care fund supporting our 50 fly tyers and 500 dependents in Kenya!
Talks go from 6:30 -8:30 pm. Seating is limited and this talk is always moving locations, so don't miss your chance to join us!!
Monday, August 16th | The Well at Wellspring Church 3885 S Broadway, Englewood, CO 80113 - 80 seats available
If you work at a Brewery or other cool space and would to host a Bugs & Brews talk, you can email us by CLICKING HERE.
We pride ourselves in the production of quality flies and fishing gear, and want our customers to be 100% satisfied with every purchase they make from Ascent Fly Fishing. That's why we are happy to offer a 30 day return policy on all items that are unused, are in brand new condition, and come back with their original tags and packaging. Items that are returned beyond 30 days will be eligible for store credit, which will be issued in the form of a gift certificate. Items returned without their original packaging and tags, or items that have been used are not eligible for return.
This policy applies to all products we sell with the exception of terminal tackle (leaders, tippets, weights, floatants, indicators, etc.), digital downloads, classes, sale items and Biologist Crafted Fly Selections.
A 10% restocking fee will apply.
The Client will be responsible for paying the shipping costs to return the item. Shipping costs are nonrefundable.
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Go to a Bugs and Brew session with Peter.
Posted by JOHN DEAGOSTINO on 17th Aug 2021
Do yourself a favor and go to one of Peter's Bugs and Brew classes. Well worth it. You learn a lot with like minded anglers, have fun and get to sip a brew or soda.
Not a boring class with terms, you can't pronounce or even remember. Lots of tips and tools to help you on the water.
Posted by Sean on 21st Nov 2019
Lots of great information on matching the hatch, plus some nice flies to add to your collection! It was definitely worth paying the extra $3 for the class notes to refer to in the future. Thanks for the great class!
Best introduction to entomology
Posted by Marie Chantale on 23rd Oct 2019
I highly recommend this course. It happens in a brewery so you can drink (one drink is included) and there is also a food truck you can buy froid from. Hence as you drink and eat, you listen to a very interesting presentation (beats university any day).
The presentation covers the type of insects that are important to Fly fishing, their characteristic, life cycle and what fly « mimics » what.
It is super fun and on top of that you get 10 flies.
Trust me and go :))
Bugs and Brew Colorado Springs
Posted by Greg Pelton on 26th Sep 2019
Great presentation on bugs and how they reproduce and how that effects flyfishing! Hope Peter does other presentations again in Colorado Springs.
Posted by Unknown on 17th Aug 2019
Learned more about fishing in a few hours then 7 years of fishing on my own.
Nerd out about fishing
Posted by Unknown on 3rd Jul 2019
I've been to a lot of fishing events but none were as comprehensive as this event. If i can't catch a fish now, it's time for me to pick up another hobby. Greatly informative and essential information to hit the stream with!
Posted by Dave on 24th May 2019
Go check this out if you have not. We learned a ton and had some great beer. I can't wait to try out the flies!
Great people great class
Posted by Steven Cooper on 21st Apr 2019
First time attending a class like this, I absolutely loved it. It was very informative and inclusive. The brewery was great as well. I hope to take another one of these classes one day.
Great info and beers
Posted by Sam on 18th Apr 2019
Great presentation with humor, just how this kind of thing is supposed to go.
Fun Event disguised as information
Posted by Gerry Lipka on 2nd Apr 2019
Very informative as a semi novice fly fisher. Good discussions surrounded by experienced individuals and good beer.The handouts provided a good takeaway and the fly selection was a bonus. I would attend this again.
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