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What began as a dubious endeavor turned out to be a great day on the Arkansas River.
An unexpected midge hatch yields some great March dry fly fishing.
Organizers of the FIBArk Whitewater Festival presented by Eddyline Brewing are busy this winter making plans for the annual summer festival.
Celebrating its 66th year, FIBArk will be June 12-15 when hundreds of competitors and thousands of spectators come to Riverside Park and the banks of the river. Organizers have begun their sponsorship outreach and have started the process of preparing for the four-day event. No major changes are anticipated in the festival’s traditional schedule.
Board members for the 2014 festival include [...]
The day started full of hope and aspiration……
After a spring of low flows, now is the time to cast flies high and dry.
Locals and tourists alike were enthralled when local bikers invented a new sport tonight at the boat ramp on the Arkansas River.
River biking’s first big star is 28-year-old Trout Unlimited field coordinator and blogger Jason Willis who nailed the first-ever bike flip into the Arkansas in a move that some witnesses said they hope could be the precursor to a new FIBArk event.
Watch the video from the action on the Salida boat ramp earlier tonight.
Salida River Bike
This time of the year, stoneflies are uppermost on an angler’s mind.
An afternoon trip to the river yields two fish, a broken rod, and a lot of hot air.
A veritable A-list of environmental organizations, raft outfitters and a trickle of private citizens voiced unanimous support [...]
What is happening above the surface of the river can tell the angler much about what is happening below.
When it comes to the weather, common sense and fishermen are often strangers.
Anticipation of a day on the river is as much a part of the experience as catching a fish.
In New Zealand, water might circle the drain the un-American way, but do the fish behave the same way as their northern counterparts?
When it comes to fishing, ‘decent’, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.
Following a hand-drawn map, we find out way through the mud to a perfect, hidden high country stream.
Sometimes when fishing the real fun is had sitting in the back eddies and shady spots, watching time float by.
Is the object of a day on the river really to catch as many fish as possible?
John Fielder will be in Salida Thursday, June 21 at the SteamPlant. There will be a catered reception and book signing with John from 6:00-7:30 p.m. then from 7:30-9:00 p.m. he will present the “Rivers of Colorado” slideshow.
A windy day floating the Ark with dry flies leaves plenty of time to think of other things.