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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Trappers Lake & Northwest Colorado Fishing – Rainbows and Cutthroat Trout

Plans were to fish at Trapper’s Lake, near Meeker, Colorado. We planned to stay in a cabin near the trailhead to the lake (only a half-mile hike), rent a canoe or boat, and catch lots of native cutthroat trout. The reality of high winds for all three days of the trip kept us from fishing …

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