High country

  • Voices from the river Featured

    High mountain streams feed the soul

    After some much-needed good news on the cancer front, I grabbed my cowboy hat and 1-weight and headed out the door. It was time to celebrate and I intended on doing just that by mountain biking and fishing (sometimes combined) on my gorgeous public lands.   I pulled into the spot where I hiked out last week and trekked to see what this next section…

  • Fishing Featured Trout Tips

    Prepping for high-country angling

    For backcountry anglers, now is the time to make sure your gear is ready

    An angler walking to a trout stream.

    One quick glance at the high peaks of the Caribous is all any backcountry trout angler in my neck of the woods needs to come to the realization that it’s going to be a while.  Snow cornices still grace the tops of Red Ridge, and Fall Creek is running dirty. Getting up high to the…