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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Research – A Key to Finding the Best Outdoor Experiences

Research, Research, Research – A Key to Finding the Best Outdoor Experiences It is relatively easy to drive to the local lake or river on mostly paved roads to fish for stocked fish.  The problem is, that’s what everyone else does. So you are going to have a crowd with you. If the body of …

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