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Taylor River Summer Fly Fishing Report: July 2018

Taylor River Summer Fly Fishing Report: July 2018

Currently the Taylor River at Wilder is fishing as well as I’ve ever seen it. The combination of relatively low flows, cloudy afternoons and peak hatch activity is perfect for the angler and excellent dry fly fishing can be had throughout the day. A reminder that in Gunnison County we are still under Stage 2 …

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Vail Resorts

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, purchased CBMR in 2004. After the …

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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 Gunnison County, Colorado, as …

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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 world doing everything from cooking …

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Summer Fly Fishing at Wilder

Taylor River Summer Fly Fishing Report: June 2018

Well, it finally happened and we had much needed rain here in Southwestern Colorado. For the past few weeks it has not only been dry but the fire danger increased to the point of almost having our National Forest shut down. Fortunately we dodged the bullet on that one and things are looking good for …

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Summer in Wilder on the Taylor

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 cabins for summer …

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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 summer. Wilder on the Taylor’s …

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Shelly Sabrowski on Horseback

Wilder Ranch Manager Shares Journey to Newly Renovated Home

As a mother of two incredible boys (Clay and Calvin) and wife of Wilder’s Master Guide, Don Sabrowski, Shelly is the quintessential guide for families at Wilder on the Taylor. She has spent most of her life ranching and loves to share her love of the ranch with others! From relaxing horseback rides through the …

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Fly Fishing Report

End of Season Taylor River Fly Fishing Report: October 2017

Well, another season of Taylor River fly fishing at Wilder is winding down. The leaves have mostly fallen, the river has dropped to winter levels and snow is blanketing the mountains. In addition to the normal signs of October, this season we have something that I’ve never seen while Taylor River fly fishing at Wilder: …

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