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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Jefferson Lake Colorado- High Mountain Fishing in the Summer

The best time to get out fishing is well...anytime, but the summer at the Colorado high mountain lakes is remarkable. The weather is crisp and cool and the fish are biting. Jefferson lake in mid-June was no exception. The lake was recently stocked. We caught several beautiful Rainbow and Cutbow Trout with an average size …

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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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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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