About Paula

Get to know Paula Fothergill

Hi, my name is Paula Fothergill, and I love teaching people how to fly fish!

I learned fly fishing from my late husband Chuck Fothergill. Chuck was a world class fly fisher, guide and owner of the first fly shop in Aspen, Colorado (Fothergill’s Outdoor Sports). We met quite unexpectedly one day in Basalt, and I asked him “Do you ever go fly fishing with regular people like me?”

That one question opened the door for me to learn fly fishing from a wonderful person like Chuck and to step in to an amazing sport. More than just a sport it is an amazing connection to the stunning rivers and streams in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond.

Since that first encounter with Chuck nearly 30 years ago I have become an accomplished fly fisher myself and enjoy nothing more than introducing new people to this sport. Please join me to learn the excitement and wonder of Fly Fishing!