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Taylor River Fishing Report August 2017

Taylor River Fishing Report: August 2017

Wilder's Master Guide, Lu Warner, gives his monthly Taylor River fishing report.  Be sure to tap into his expertise to ensure a successful day of fly-fishing on the Taylor. As we enter August, flows on the Taylor River at Wilder continue to be above average at about 600 cubic feet per...

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Taylor River Fishing Report July 2017

Taylor River Fishing Report: July 2017

It’s been a while since my last Taylor River fishing report and lots has happened in a short time. Our high spring flows have dropped to the 600 CFS level on the Taylor and while still a bit on the higher than normal side, the dry fly fishing is on...

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Taylor River Fly Fishing Report- June 2017

Hello Fishermen and Women, Springtime has finally come to Colorado and with it what appears to be a higher than normal run off season. I have been waiting to post this report as the water authorities have been changing their plan on releasing water from the Taylor River Dam and I...

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Owner’s Home Featured in Denver Life Home and Design

Originally built in the 1940s, a ranch cabin spent years sitting beside Crystal Creek on the winding Taylor Canyon Road near Almont, a small town between Gunnison and Crested Butte. This rich piece of hand-hewn architecture was actually slated for demolition in 2009. That’s when Scott Hargrove, owner of Crested...

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Shelly Sabrowski Brings Ranch Tales to Life at Wilder

by Shelly Sabrowski With calves being born every day on the ranch, Don and I keep busy with ear tagging, giving new born shots, and feeding the cow herd hay until the grass appears again. We had two premature calves born recently. Don and Calvin rushed the cow to a Montrose veterinarian...

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The Roper Cabin – A Reflection of Ranch Beginnings

[caption id="attachment_2550" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Elmer family purchased the cabin from Albert Roper. The young girl in the front is Alta Marie Dunbar, who was born in 1898 and died in 2002 at the age of 104. Her parents started Harmel’s Ranch Resort nearby.[/caption] Commonly known as the Roper Cabin, the...

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Longtime Crested Butte Locals Proud to Call Wilder Home

Keith Hegarty and Judy McGill-Hegarty have lived in the Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley since the 1980s, calling Gunnison, the town of Crested Butte, a ranch up Slate River Road on the outskirts of Crested Butte and even Hotchkiss across the mountain home for a time. However, they didn’t cross paths until...

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Taylor River Fly Fishing Report- Fall 2016

Wilder's Master Guide Lu Warner gives his end of season Taylor River Fly Fishing Report. Detailed as always, follow this advice to land a trophy before the snow flies for good! Well, hard to believe we are nearing the end of our fishing season here at Wilder and it is already time for...

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Wilder Building a Riverside Cabin Available for Purchase

Wilder is offering the convenience of a brand new, riverside cabin along the Taylor River. When purchasing a homestead at Wilder on the Taylor, people typically build their own custom homes and fishing cabins, resulting in a variety of beautiful structures that complement the historic ranch’s landscape. In order to make it...

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