So much in western Colorado depends on a healthy Colorado River--agriculture, recreation, an outdoors way of life. All of that is threatened if we don't work together to take care of the river. That's the message TU is taking on the road with the new Our Colorado River initiative.
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A typical brookie in the lower lake where we worked in Weminuche Wilderness.
By Kevin Terry
Colorado is blessed by an abundance of public land and spectacular mountain landscapes. This is the reason many of us live here to begin with. A significant part of this public playground is preserved by... [ READ MORE... ]
By Randy Scholfield
Beer? Check. Barbecue? Check. Bands? Check. What more do you need for a good time?
The steady stream of people who turned out for Trout Unlimited’s “Riverstock” event Aug. 17 at the Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser enjoyed a full day of good vibrations and cold libations in... [ READ MORE... ]
When you bring water from across the state and serve it to more than a million people in the Denver metro area, you’re bound to hear some differing opinions on how you operate. While the issues are endless, one, in particular, seems to be at the heart of the most passionate debates: the nexus of... [ READ MORE... ]
What do you get when you combine the "sausage-making" background of a D.C. policy wonk and a passion for chasing wild and native fish on the fly?
You get a six-month travelogue from an inspired young angler who likely has more understanding of how intact habitat translates into angling opportunity... [ READ MORE... ]
By Aaron Kindle
I am often asked why I choose to spend so much time out in wild country? The question always strikes me as odd. I usually respond with “why not”? I simply can’t imagine a life without wide-open spaces, clear streams and wild critters. It would be a life I wouldn’t want to live.
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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... ]
Thompson Divide Vignette - Kara Armano from Our Sporting Heritage on Vimeo.
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... [ 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... ]