Rick Mikesell

Professional Fly Fishing Guide

Rick Mikesell is a Denver, CO Native, and while growing up in Trout Country, he has focused his fishing career on the under the radar Warm Water Opportunities of Colorado, in particular; Carp. Rick guides and teaches Warm Water Fly Fishing Schools on the Denver South Platte and nearby Stillwaters of the Denver Front Range, is a regular speaker on the topic(s) for fishing clubs and fly fishing events, and contributed the Denver South Platte Chapters to Pat Dorsey’s Fly Fishing Guide to the South Platte River. He loves exploring and fishing all Colorado has to offer with his beautiful Wife and 3 awesome kids!

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Fly Fishing for carp has seen its popularity sky rocket recently and a big part of that is because of our very own Rick Mikesell.  Rick is too humble to admit this but many consider him one of the best warmwater anglers in the state.  When he is not off winning the popular Denver Carp Slam, he is an active volunteer for Denver Trout Unlimited where they work to improve the local Denver South Platte fishery. Want to give fly fishing for carp a try?  Rick is your guy!