The Original Ty-Rite – Catching More Fish in Kodiak, Alaska

The Original Ty-Rite is one of my favorite fishing tools and I take it everywhere my fly rod and fly box go. So, of course it came to Alaska with me. I was excited to be able to introduce Alaska to Ty-Rite and share it through social media and in fly shops. A big shout …

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Fishing Colorado – Wrights Lake SWA and Chalk Lake

The Colorado Fishing Atlas once again led us to a couple of fun little fishing holes near the Salida/Buena Vista area. They were both in beautiful locations within a few miles from each other, surrounded by the Collegiate Peaks, with Mt. Princeton being the most prominate in that area at 14,000 ft.  Both fishing holes …

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Salida, Colorado – Fishing Small Water

Salida, Colorado, is known as the heart of the Rockies. It is also known for its world class white-water rafting and fly-fishing on the Arkansas River. Several hot springs grace the area, as well as up to fifteen mountains over 14,000 feet to climb, world-class four-wheeling, zip-lining, rock climbing, etc. These features draw lots of …

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Alaska’s Five Species of Pacific Salmon Certificate

Alaska has become our favorite place in the world! We have been traveling to Alaska for several years to fish for the highly sought after salmon, the notoriously good eating halibut, and the underappreciated rockfish. We like to travel to Alaska in June or July for Sockeye (Red) Salmon and Chinook (King) Salmon.  We have …

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Fishing Cottonwood Lake & Beaver Dams – Buena Vista, Colorado

The town of Buena Vista is a popular place for tourists over the summer months for rafting, fishing and many other outdoor activities. There are several 14ers to hike in the area and several places to fish not far from the town including the Arkansas River, Twin Lakes, and the hike-in alpine lake, Ptarmigan Lake. …

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