Photos: No Pain, No Gain for High-Country Colorado Trout

This year has been a slow one for me when it comes to getting out and fly fishing. I’ll admit challenge to myself to catch a fish in every month of the year has been going slowly, but it’s still going. At the beginning of June, I caught a small bass out of the . . .

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A Quest for Golden Trout in Colorado

Written by: Katie Burgert, Fish Untamed


Colorado’s golden trout are hard to find and access, but they offer a gorgeous reward for the effort.
Photos by Katie Burgert

Last summer, while my friend Ali and I were fishing for tiger trout, she asked me a seemingly insignificant question: “Have you ever caught a golden trout?” The answer was no, and I had never really put much more . . .

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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: Into the Wind Rivers for Golden Trout


Perk, Laurie, and Chico put in the miles to find the trout.
All photos courtesy Perk Perkins

Orvis CEO Perk Perkins recently embarked on a week-long backpacking trip into the Wind River Range of Wyoming with his wife, Laurie, and their Black Lab, Chico. Perk’s goal was to catch his first golden trout, and he . . .

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