Photos: November in the Colorado Rockies

Written by: Jon Hill


Tom shows off a sweet rainbow (cutbow?) that warmed up the morning.
Photos by Jon Hill

My friend Tom and I decided to take advantage of the unseasonably warm weather here in Colorado this a couple weekends ago and headed into the Rocky Mountains for a morning on . . .

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Photos: Breckenridge Beauties of Fall

Written by: Jon Hill


These colors of fall are equally beautiful. . . .
Photos by Jon Hill

My friend Kyle and I went up to Breckenridge, Colorado, over the weekend. While most folks were out enjoying the changing colors of the foliage, we were on the river catching some . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXXIV: Bob Streb


Bob Streb (left) celebrates a gorgeous Colorado River brown trout with a happy client.
Photos courtesy Bill Bernhardt

Bob Streb is an independent fishing guide who plies his trade on the Eagle, Colorado, and Roaring Fork Rivers of Colorado. He is also a sometime contributor to this blog (see . . .

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Video: Find Your Water—”Alpine Rises”

The latest video from the “Find Your Water” series follows anglers Ben Kraushaar and Anna Ortega on a trek into Colorado’s San Juan Mountains to fish some high-country lakes for stunning . . .

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Top 10 Flies for Fall on Colorado Freestone Rivers


Bob Streb with a fine fall brown trout.
Photo courtesy Bob Streb

As the weather and water start to cool down in fall, a trout’s metabolism starts to heat up. While Colorado is perhaps best known for its world-class tailwaters, I am surrounded by. . .

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Photos: A Multi-Species Trip into the Colorado High Country


The payoff for long, hard hikes into the rockies can be glorious, colorful cutthroats.
All photos courtesy Jon Hill

Last week, we made a four-day trip into the Rocky Mountains and did quite a bit of hiking and fishing. Tom, Shawn, Carper, and I hiked and bushwhacked into multiple lakes in a section. . .

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Photos: Fighting the wind at 12,400 Feet in the Rockies

Written by: Jon Hill


The casting was difficult, but it was worth fighting the wind to catch these stunning cutthroats.
Photos courtesy Jon Hill

Another hike into the high country with some buddies yielded some amazing-looking cutthroats! There’s usually some wind to deal with when hiking and fishing at high altitudes, but this time. . .

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