Taylor River Fly Fishing Guide Sends Letter from Patagonia

Lu Warner Wilder on the Taylor

From Lu Warner, Master Guide at Wilder on the Taylor Hello All, Greetings from Southern Chile. I hope you are all enjoying the Crested Butte winter activities and getting ready for another fun season of Taylor River fly fishing at Wilder. I … [Continue reading]

Crested Butte Home Construction: A Year-Round Affair

Crested Butte Home Construction

Crested Butte home construction continues regardless of the weather that winter brings. It might be contrary to common logic, but building homes is a year-round affair even where snow falls regularly enough to ski, snowboard, snowmobile and snowshoe … [Continue reading]

Winter Wonder at Wilder on the Taylor

Elk Migration at Wilder on The Taylor

The heartbeat of the ranch is the Sabrowski family who have lived at Wilder for 20 years and raised their family here.  They manage the entire ranching operation at Wilder which includes the historic hay and cattle operations that have been the … [Continue reading]

All Things Wilder by Shelly Sabrowski

Wilder on the Taylor

Calling Wilder on the Taylor’s 2,100 acre ranch home since 1995, Shelly Sabrowski works alongside her husband, Don, to protect and preserve the historic hay and cattle operations that have been the center point of the Taylor canyon for over 110 … [Continue reading]

Taylor River Fly Fishing Report: September 10, 2015

Taylor River Fly Fishing Report

The leaves aren't the only things changing at Wilder! Changes in the season bring changes in fish behavior and water conditions as well.  Be sure to read Master Guide Lu Warner's Taylor River Fly Fishing Report before your next fish. In search of big … [Continue reading]

Master Fly Fishing Guide’s Summer Wrap-Up and Fall Forecast

Taylor River Fly Fishing

As the Aspen leaves turn yellow, mornings on the river become a bit frosty and the brown trout "color-up" for spawning, it is becoming quite clear that Fall is just around the corner. So far at Wilder, we have had an excellent season of fishing, … [Continue reading]

Women’s Fly-Fishing Clinic: September 14 & 15

Women's Fishing Clinic

Wilder invites the women in the valley to come out and enjoy a complimentary day of fly-fishing on the private waters of Wilder on the Taylor.  Whether you are looking for a relaxing mom's day out with your friends or just looking for a reason … [Continue reading]

Taylor River Fly-Fishing Report: August 18, 2015

Taylor River Fly-Fishing Report

An updated Taylor River Fly-Fishing Report written by Wilder's Master Fly-Fishing Guide, Lu Warner.  So far August has provided excellent fishing on the Taylor River. Flows at Wilder have remained about 30% above the 100 year average at … [Continue reading]

Taylor River Fly Fishing Report: July 27, 2015

Taylor River Fishing Report

With the Spring runoff finally gone, flows on the Taylor River at Wilder have stabilized around 500 CFS with the dam release set at 400 CFS until mid August. This is still about 100 CFS above normal for this time and even though a bit on the high … [Continue reading]

Tour de Forks at Wilder July 21, 2015

Tour de Forks at Wilder

Tour de Forks, Crested Butte, CO ENJOY A GLASS OF FINE WINE, and soak in the soothing cadences of the trout-rich Taylor River from the spacious lawn at Wilder on the Taylor, a working ranch dating back to 1910. Lounge in the safari-style Founder’s … [Continue reading]