Posted by Hayden Mellsop on May 10, 2013
What is happening above the surface of the river can tell the angler much about what is happening below.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on March 22, 2013
Anticipation of a day on the river is as much a part of the experience as catching a fish.
Posted by Citizen Team on March 20, 2013
Our latest PSA to help the community work through some tough spring challenges.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on December 17, 2012
In New Zealand, water might circle the drain the un-American way, but do the fish behave the same way as their northern counterparts?
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on October 19, 2012
When it comes to fishing, ‘decent’, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on September 22, 2012
Following a hand-drawn map, we find out way through the mud to a perfect, hidden high country stream.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on August 15, 2012
Sometimes when fishing the real fun is had sitting in the back eddies and shady spots, watching time float by.
Posted by Bill Hudson on August 5, 2012
Elie Wiesel wrote the play, “The Trial of God”, based on an event he witnessed in the Auschwitz concentration camp…
Posted by Bill Hudson on July 7, 2012
Charles Newcomb and the Salida SteamPlant Events Center collaborated on July 4, 2012 to show a video “fireworks display” in Riverside Park…
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on July 2, 2012
Is the object of a day on the river really to catch as many fish as possible?
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on June 4, 2012
A windy day floating the Ark with dry flies leaves plenty of time to think of other things.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on May 18, 2012
How disturbing is it for a married fifty-two year old to get his jollies dry fly fishing?
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on April 30, 2012
The dry fly fishing is sublime on the Arkansas River near Salida, Colorado.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on April 19, 2012
It is always a battle to decide whether to stay indoors, or go fishing, on a blue wing day.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on April 12, 2012
A noble dry fly purist pursues his elusive quarry on the Arkansas River, near Salida, Colorado.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on April 2, 2012
It’s March, but feels like August. From a fishing perspective, is this good or bad?
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on March 5, 2012
The perfect day in Salida. Fresh powder in the morning, dry flies in the afternoon.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on December 19, 2011
Hayden gets to spend a day fly fishing on the Mohaka River, in the central North island of New Zealand.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on November 20, 2011
A mild fall means the Arkansas River is still fishing like a champ.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on October 21, 2011
Three days of fishing, twenty six miles hiked, and three fish caught. An unforgettable time on the White River in the Flat Tops Wilderness.