Fly Fisher/Fly Tier/Host
Steve McLaughlin, owner of Front Range Anglers in Boulder, Colorado, has been a lifelong fly fisherman. Steve has fished trout all over the western United States, and is particularly fond of the small mountain streams of the Rockies, and chasing large rainbows, steelhead and salmon in Oregon, BC, Alaska & Kamchatka. He has also fished many saltwater species in the Florida Keys, Louisiana, Hawaii, the Bahamas, Yucatan, Costa Rica, Cuba and Belize.
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Fly Fishing Christmas Island
Steve McLaughlin has taken more than 450 anglers to Christmas Island over the past six seasons and has fished more than 66 days on the atoll for bonefish, giant trevally, bluefin and golden trevally as well as landed many milkfish on the fly. Listen in to find out what fly fishing on Christmas Island is all about.
Over the past six seasons he has taken more than 450 anglers to Christmas Island, and has fished more than 66 days on the atoll for bonefish, giant trevally, bluefin and golden trevally as well as landed many milkfish on the fly.
Prior to owning Front Range Anglers, Steve was a successful senior executive for a software company based in Livermore, California. He ran several different operating divisions over the course of his 30 year career before he purchased Front Range Anglers in 2012.
Front Range Anglers - located on historic Pearl Street in the heart of Boulder, CO the store was founded in 1982. FRA has a large retail store with plenty of free parking. With 30 professional Guides on staff, and more than 1200 assorted Fly bins, FRA carries a large inventory of all major brands to support anglers fishing in the Rockies, as well as the traveling angler to saltwater destinations and other extraordinary fly fishing venues. Front Range Anglers carries most premium brands- Rods from Sage, Scott, Orvis, Winston & TFO. Reels from- Abel, Bauer, Hatch, Nautilus, Orvis, Ross, Tibor & Waterworks Lamson. Technical gear/clothing from Simms, Orvis & Fishpond. All accessories from Umpqua.