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Taylor River Fishing Report: October 2020

With the most recent drop in temperatures, it feels like fall is finally here in the Gunnison/Crested Butte area. Colorful foliage and colorful fish lead to memorable experiences. Fish can be spooky and the flies can be small, but if you do it right, Taylor River fishing doesn’t get much better. Outflow from Taylor Reservoir …

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Early Fall Taylor River Fishing Report

Fall Taylor River Fishing Report: September 2020

Master Guide Ben Riedel gives his early Fall Taylor River Fishing Report for September 2020. Ben’s fishing reports will make you want to test your luck on Wilder’s waterways as soon as possible, and he provides tips for flies to catch a monster trout. Days are getting shorter and colder, water temps are dropping, and …

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Taylor River Fishing Report Early August 2020

Taylor River Fishing Report: Early August 2020

As we enter August, the warmer weather and low flows have quieted down our epic hatches but the fishing remains excellent. The Taylor River is flowing 275 cfs at Wilder and 250 out of the dam. This shouldn’t change until the middle of September when they start tapering the outflow to 100 cfs. River flows …

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July Taylor River Fishing Report Feature Photo

July Taylor River Fishing Report: Early July 2020

What bugs should you use for the best chance to catch a monster trout? Master Fly Fishing Guide, Ben Riedel provides the answer in his July Taylor River Fishing Report. Current Taylor River flows at Wilder are hovering around 380cfs. Outflow at Taylor Park Reservoir is at 305cfs and it won’t be reduced until the …

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Forestry Conservation Project with National Forest Foundation

Forestry Conservation Project Well Underway

Wilder on the Taylor is unique in that it is centrally located in the heart of the Gunnison National Forest surrounded by two million acres of Federal Forest. Developed as a Colorado ranch community, Wilder on the Taylor is a perfect example of responsible preservation of the tradition and values of the Western Ranching culture. …

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Taylor River Fishing Report June 2020

Taylor River Fishing Report: June 2020

Wilder’s Master Fly Fishing Guide, Ben Riedel, gives his detailed Taylor River Fishing Report for June. It’s a must read before heading out to the river. Current conditions at Wilder are changing quickly. Longer days, warmer nights, and rising water temperatures, are promoting bug and fish activity. It still looks like a fantastic summer for …

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Fly Fishing Guide Ben Riedel

Wilder Welcomes New Master Fly-Fishing Guide

We are excited to announce that Ben Riedel is joining the Wilder team as our new Master Fly-Fishing Guide for the 2020 season. Many of you know Ben and have fished with him. For those of you who have not met him, Ben lives in Gunnison with his wife Holly, his son Huck and daughter …

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Colorado Summer at Wilder Video Collection

Top Colorado Summer Videos to Brighten Your Day

During unprecedented times, we are thankful for Wilder and the peace and solitude we find here. As snow melts away, the excitement of Colorado summer fills the mountain air. Surrounded by National Forest, each day is the opportunity to discover something new. From its beginnings, perhaps the biggest draw to Wilder is the privacy and …

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Fort Worth Press Blog Article

Ron Welborn Featured in Fort Worth Business Press

AC Hotel Fort Worth Wilder’s Ron Welborn and Jackson-Shaw are featured in the Fort Worth Business Press to detail their latest endeavor. Ron Welborn and Jackson-Shaw are embarking on another preservation and conservation project this time in Fort Worth, Texas. The team will be turning a 10,000 square-foot parking lot into the 16-story, 252-room AC …

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AVA-Digital-Award-Feature

AVA Digital Award goes to Wilder on the Taylor

WILDER ON THE TAYLOR EARNS THREE AVA DIGITAL AWARDS FOR ITS WINTER LIFESTYLE VIDEO DALLAS – Jan. 15, 2020 – Wilder on the Taylor, an exclusive 2,100-acre ranch community between Gunnison and Crested Butte, Colorado, recently won three honors in the 2020 AVA Digital Awards program. This international competition recognizes work by professionals involved in …

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