Posted by Hayden Mellsop on March 7, 2014
The urge could be ignored no longer. The lengthening days, the return of bird song, the first of the year’s weeds greening and pushing through the still brown, dormant lawn. It was time to consign winter to the dustbin and admit that spring is in the air.
Posted by Citizen Team on March 5, 2014
It’s Wednesday. Take a few minutes and watch this. It’ll set your day right.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on August 21, 2013
The day started full of hope and aspiration……
Posted by Citizen Team on July 17, 2013
Riley Donavan met with Irv Brody to produce a short film on the success of the Khan Academy math program at the Chaffee County Boys and Girls club in Salida.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on July 11, 2013
After a spring of low flows, now is the time to cast flies high and dry.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on June 17, 2013
This time of the year, stoneflies are uppermost on an angler’s mind.
Posted by Hayden Mellsop on June 5, 2013
An afternoon trip to the river yields two fish, a broken rod, and a lot of hot air.
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.