Emerald Lake, Colorado, and the Origin of “Two More Miles”

I don’t remember how old I was when I first went to Emerald Lake, Colorado, but I know I was quite young.  Emerald Lake is in the Weminuche Wilderness area in Southwestern Colorado.  The elevation of the lake is around 10,000 ft.  Fishing is available in two lakes – Little Emerald and Emerald – and …

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Rockfish Fishing in Alaska – The Underappreciated Fish

Fishing Alaska - For the Love of the Yelloweye Rockfish When talking to friends, family members, or acquaintances about fishing in Alaska, they immediately ask about the Salmon and Halibut. The Salmon and Halibut are well-known fish and are pretty typical in the local grocery store, so it's not surprising. These two fish are especially …

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Colorado Fall Fishing – Jefferson Lake in Pike National Forest

The beginning of the fall season in September is always an exciting time of year. Actually, fall is my favorite season!  The leaves are changing in the Colorado mountains and the weather is turning cool and crisp. It feels good to step outside with that cool breeze hitting your face as you take pictures of …

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Fishing for King Salmon, Rainbow Trout, and Sockeye Salmon on the Naknek in King Salmon, Alaska

Fishing for King Salmon, Rainbow Trout, and Sockeye Salmon on the Naknek in King Salmon, Alaska This was an epic experience and trip! It was a fishing trip we will never forget and we still talk about often. We flew into King Salmon, Alaska's small airport and were greeted by our guides Erik and Brad. …

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How to Use Essential Oils in the Outdoors

Always Pack Your Essential Oils and First Aid Kit We have learned over the years that it is essential to pack our essential oils when headed for the outdoors, including any time we are fishing, hunting or camping!  Yes! they are essential for outdoor activities just like your first aid kit. No one anticipates having …

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