This trout was taken on a pegged egg March 16, 2014 in difficult 770 cfs water and of course released to get on with spawning further upstream.
Denver Water is taking more than 60 percent of the annual flows of the Fraser River--and the low flows are threatening prized fish and wildlife habitat on this tributary of the Upper Colorado. Our Homeless Trout is still looking for water in all the wrong places--go to www.defendthecolorado.org and... [ READ MORE... ]
My opinion and some facts about the Environmental Apocalypse being brought about by the closure of the federal government. Probably the most political you will ever get me to be. I hope this opens everyones eyes to just a few of the laundry list of issues that have arisen in the last few days. And... [ READ MORE... ]
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National Public Lands Day is Saturday September 28, 2013. Get out to support your public lands.
Posted in Stream Ambassadors, Drift Boats, Conservation, West of The Rockies, Photographers, Colorado TU, Boulder Flycasters - 082, Fly Fishing Film Tour, The Front Porch, Backcountry, Trout Magazine, Climate Change, Idaho Trout Unlimited, Renewable Energy, Wyoming Range, National Public Lands Day - 2013
Randy Melton, a hunting and fishing guide with Avalanche Outfitters highlights the Thompson Divide's importance to sportsmen and to his business.
"As a sportsman you've got an even deeper connection to the land. (You feel that) when you're up in the Thompson Divide in the fall when the elk are... [ READ MORE... ]
Located west of Carbondale, Colo., the Thompson Divide is one of the most pristine places in the West and is currently under threat from energy development. It harbors some of the best elk hunting in the state, a dozen populations of cutthroat trout, and source waters for numerous renowned... [ READ MORE... ]
Close your eyes for a moment and imagine wild backcountry loaded with wild critters.
Fortunately, many such backcountry haunts are protected through Wilderness and Monument designations. Many also remain silently unprotected yet provide a home to a myriad of fish and wildlife and recreation... [ READ MORE... ]
One of many prolific bug hatches along the Green River.
Go behind the scenes as 3 documentary photographers capture the essence of the Flaming Gorge and the Green River. To learn more about the threat to the Flaming Gorge and the Green River go to ourdamwater.com and see for yourself.