The excitement on her face when she brings her first native Colorado River cutthroat trout to her hands is infectious. Although she has only been fly fishing for a year seventeen year-old Haley Powell has spent the greater part of her life with her family and friends in places like Little Mountain... [ READ MORE... ]
When the venue goes silent in anticipation is when you know that community cares.
When thoughtful questions are asked is when you know a community cares.
When outfitters, anglers, business owners, sportsmen and women show up is when you know a community cares.
For three consecutive nights last... [ READ MORE... ]
Posted in Wyoming Range, Little Mountain, Sportsmen Ride Right, The Green River, Wyoming - 9WY, Great Basin Chapter - 705, High Desert Anglers - 620, High Country Fly Fishers - 599, Weber Basin Anglers - 681, Stonefly Society - 048, Cache Anglers - 665
This Is Fly Magazine takes a look into the personal account of one man's adventures on the famous Green River outside of Dutch John, Utah. Flip through the beautifully designed digital pages of this magazine and you will find yourself spending more time on your lunch break than you had originally... [ READ MORE... ]
It’s a special time of year for hunters and anglers. Across the country, hunters are pulling out camouflage clothing and warm boots. Blaze orange hats sit on the dashboards of trucks as they head down county roads, destined for a big-game hunt. Waterfowl hunters are arriving in marshes with decoys... [ READ MORE... ]
Last on our list of spectacular places this week is the Pine Forest.
Located in Nevada, this swath of public land is special not just for it's hunting and fishing resources, but also for the group that has come to represent it's best interests. The group – a mix of locals of all stripes and... [ READ MORE... ]
Posted in Conservation, Curt Gowdy - 205, Wyoming - 9WY, Greater Yellowstone Area, Trout Magazine, Utah - 9UT, Wyoming Range, Rio Grande del Norte, Sportsmen Ride Right, The Green River, TU Endorsed Businesses
You’ve always wanted to fish in Patagonia. Admit it – you have. Don’t feel like the Lone Ranger, we’ve all wanted to fish the legendary water of Argentina. You’ve seen the videos, read about it, and even dreamed about it. It’s on your bucket list. So pull it out of the bucket and just go do it. We’... [ READ MORE... ]
Posted in 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, Thompson Divide, Sportsmen Ride Right
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... ]
More than two dozen outdoor advocacy groups wrote the US Forest Service this week, asking it to remove almost 45,000 acres-worth of land in the Wyoming Range from consideration for oil and gas leases.
The organizations, including Trout Unlimited and the Wyoming Wildlife Federation, said the land... [ READ MORE... ]
As you head north out of Santa Fe on US-285 there is a prominent overpass spanning the highway. Stamped deep in its massive upper concrete support beam, in big, bold letters that cover the entire length of the four lane interchange, are the words, “Tierra Sagrada,” — “Sacred Land.”
The notion of... [ READ MORE... ]
“Perhaps the rebuilding of body and spirit is the greatest service derivable from our forests, for of what worth are material things if we lose the character and quality of people that are the soul of America?”
Arthur Carhart—widely regarded as a pioneer in wilderness protection—posed that question... [ READ MORE... ]