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World-Class Fly Fishing – 5 Traits of a Quintessential Fly Fishing Property

Master Fishing Guide, Lu Warner, shares the 5 Traits of a quintessential fishing property and what makes Colorado's Wilder on the Taylor a world-class fishery. Not all fishing properties are created equal. When shopping for a slice of fishing paradise, there are several qualities to consider. Wilder on the Taylor’s Master Fishing...

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Wilder Storied Background

TAYLOR RIVER RANCH : STORIED BACKGROUND TWO FAMILIES & A CATTLE COMPANY

History Snapshot - Two Families & a Cattle Company Continue Wilder Legacy This is the third in a series of articles that chronicles the rich history and storied background of Wilder on the Taylor, a ranch located between Gunnison and Crested Butte, Colorado that dates back to homesteading days in 1893....

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Wilder Storied Background

TAYLOR RIVER RANCH : A STORIED BACKGROUND, THE 1920’s-1940’s

History Snapshot –Wilder's storied background from the 1920s to 1940s The land that makes up Wilder on the Taylor, located between Gunnison and Crested Butte, Colorado, has a well-earned ranching heritage that took root in 1893, when three young men filed claims for homesteads. A previous article, Taylor River Ranch :...

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Fly Fishing Report August

Wilder on the Taylor Fly Fishing Report: August

As we roll into August, here is the Wilder on the Taylor Fly Fishing Report. Low flows and high water temperatures are the rule for the entire state of Colorado. With a poor winter snowpack, little rain and hot temperatures many local rivers are too warm to fish during the afternoons...

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Cattlemens Days Grand Champion

Clay Sabrowski Lands Grand Champion Awards at Cattlemen’s Days

Clay Sabrowski Wilder on the Taylor couldn’t be prouder of Clay Sabrowski for his recent success at the Gunnison County Fair, part of the 118th annual Cattlemen’s Days held in Gunnison from July 6 – 15. Clay has been a familiar face at the ranch since the day he was born...

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Vail Resorts Purchases Crested Butte Mountain Resort

On June 4, Vail Resorts purchased Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Vail Resorts, Inc. announced an agreement to purchase Triple Peaks, LLC, the parent company of Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) in Colorado, Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont, and Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire. Triple Peaks, LLC, owned by the Mueller family,...

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Wilder Storied Background

Taylor River Ranch : A Storied Background Dating Back 100 years

History Snapshot – Wilder’s early days The Taylor River Ranch that makes up what is today known as Wilder on the Taylor has a storied background. A book written by William R. Simon and published by Wilder in 2017 is filled with insights about the early settlers and changing economy in...

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Elena Marquez

Chef Elena Marquez Announced as Wilder’s New Addition

Wilder on the Taylor is pleased to announce the addition of Chef Elena Marquez to the ranch’s team. Originally from Austin, Texas, Elena trained at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Over the years, she has worked in a variety of hospitality outlets all over the...

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Wilder Welcomes Summer & Introduces Mountain Homesteads

Hints of summer are all around at Wilder on the TaylorCalves are becoming playful while still hanging tight to their moms at Wilder and in pastures up and down the Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley and trails for hiking and mountain biking are opening for amazing excursions. Summer Stays Owners are busy booking the four historic riverside...

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Spring is Glorious in the Mountains

Now that spring is officially here, life at Wilder on the Taylor and throughout the Gunnison-Crested Butte Valley hints at what is to come. Soon the pasque flowers and glacier lilies will appear, reminders of how a white, snowy landscape transforms into glorious shades of green and wildflower rainbows for...

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