Northern Colorado Regional Qualifier


Dates: October 8-9, 2016

Draw presentation Friday October 7th, 7 p.m. -- Fort Collins Senior Center -- 1200 Raintree Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80526


2 sessions Saturday Ocober 8th and 2 sessions Sunday October 9th

Organizers - Ed Mulhern (208) 484-3759 & Kirk Lewis (720) 318-4063


Competition Information:

Currently planned to be 2 volunteer-controlled river sessions, 1 volunteer-conrolled bank stillwater session, and 1 competitor-controlled loch session

Limited to 24 anglers

Event Registration, Auto Draw, and Scoring will be through

Fish: Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout


Cache la Poudre River - Indian Meadows

Cache la Poudre River - Mountain Park

Horsetooth Reservoir

Barnes Meadow Reservoir


Alternate Venue:

Cache la Poudre River - Kelly Flats


Map of All Venues

Practice water:

  • All competition venues (INCLUDING ALTERNATE)  are closed to fishing by competitors starting on September 15th, 2016
  • Practice water is open to any of the areas not mentioned above.  Please respect private property (there is very little on the Cache la Poudre).

Transportation and Travel:

  • No transportation will be provided. Please make your own arrangements for getting to and from the venues. 
  • Each morning, we will meet at the hotel described below to carpool to the venues.  Meeting time will be 7 a.m. (6:30 if you are starting the day at Barnes Meadow--it is a 90+ minute drive up the canyon)
  • IMPORTANT: There is no cellphone reception in the canyon.  Please familiarize yourself with the venues, and document any discrepancies for review by the Rules Committee.



We have been offered a special rate by:

Americas Best Value Inn and Suites Fort Collins/I-25

$73/night Double, $63/night Single, Must Call to get rate



  • UPDATE: Lunches will be provided

Fee: Cost per angler will be $125 

  • Registration will open on August 30th at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time.  The first 24 competitors will be accepted and notified.  You will have 24 hours from confirmation of entry to submit your registration fee via PayPal to or you will lose your spot to the next angler on the list. 
  • A waiver will also be required to be completed prior to the competition.

IMPORTANT: All anglers will need a Fly Fishing Team USA Membership to compete in the event


1 10/08/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
2 10/08/2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm
3 10/09/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
4 10/09/2016 2:00pm - 5:00pm


Ron Kless Kirk, I'm in 100%
Ron Kless
August 8, 2016; 11:59pm EDT
Alec Baker Hey Ed & Kirk, working on my Team USA membership at the moment, thought I had paid earlier this year. I'll make sure its confirmed 1 way or the other by this time tomorrow.
August 30, 2016; 9:14pm EDT
Chris Galvin Congratulations to Dzifa, Rob, and Alex!
October 10, 2016; 12:15pm EDT
Chris Galvin Congratulations to Dzifa, Rob, and Alex!
October 10, 2016; 12:15pm EDT
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