Pat Dorsey - Fly Fishing the South Platte - March 2023 CCTU Meeting
We are extremely fortunate to have legendary guide/author/Blue Quill co-owner Pat Dorsey for our March meeting.
Pat Dorsey is a nationally known speaker. He travels the United States sharing his passion for fly fishing at trade shows and fishing clubs and is active with Trout Unlimited and the conservation of cold-water fisheries.
Pat has guided his native Colorado for nearly 30 years. He spends 200 days a year guiding/fishing on the water, continues to write some of the most informative and readable books in the industry, maintains his online stream report and Blog, co-owns the Blue Quill Angler in Evergreen, and is a highly sought-after speaker across the country.
Pat is a Simms Ambassador, a member of the Sage Elite Pro Team, Fishpond Ambassador, Orvis Pro /Team Member, Yeti Pro staff, a Pro/Team Member for Whiting Farms and Scientific Anglers Pro Staff.
He is the Southwest Field Editor for Fly Fisherman Magazine and a prolific author including his new book Favorite Flies for COLORADO – 50 Essential Patterns from Local Experts, A Fly Fishing Guide to the South Platte River, Fly Fishing Tailwaters, Tying and Fishing Tailwater Flies, and Colorado Guide Flies.
Pat is an accomplished fly tier, an Umpqua fly designer, and his creations include the Mercury series, UV scud, Limeade, Paper Tiger, Top Secret Midge, Medallion Midge and the famed Black Beauty.
He and his wife Kim host yearly trips to Alaska Sportsman Lodge each September, Soaring Eagle Lodge in October, Nomadic Waters in Brazil in November, and the Rio Manso Lodge (Patagonia) each April and December with clients.
In addition to having Pat Dorsey at our meeting, we will also have a Fly-tying demonstration by Bob Getz prior to the start of the formal meeting. Those of you that know Bob and/or Pat will recognize that this is a meeting you do not want to miss!