Buena Vista Colorado – Mountains, Hiking and Fishing

Buena Vista, Colorado – Mountains, Hiking and Fishing Buena Vista is pronounced “Byoona Vista” by people in Denver.  (I’m not sure how the locals in Buena Vista pronounce it.) Every time I pronounce it how I think is should be pronounced, knowing what little I know about the Spanish language, I receive odd looks.  A …

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Colorado Mule Deer Hunt – Preparation, Conservation and the Lifestyle

Preparation There is a group on Facebook we belong to called "I Hunt Colorado." This is a group where people of all skill levels and hunting knowledge can ask questions about hunting gear, areas, etc., as well as post pictures and share their thoughts on hunting.  This year I noticed there were a lot of …

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Kremmling, Colorado – Fishing and Enjoying the Wildlife, but Mostly Fishing!

Soon after moving to Colorado, we started going to an area in Colorado near a small mountain town called Kremmling. It is located between Winter Park and Steamboat Springs. We have enjoyed our time there at least once per year. When we explore areas, we always search for fishing places and we have found several …

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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 RockfishWhen 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 great …

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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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