Fishing report: July 1-8 Flows: Normal and very clear Hatches: Caddis, Mahogany duns, Yellow sallies, tiny green stones, Golden stones, March browns Water temps: 52-62 Hot flies: Pheasant tail, Hares ear, Baetis, Flashback midge, RS2, stimulators, Pats rubber legs, Elk hair caddis, Parachute adams, Foam hoppers, Fishing is heating up here along with the temps.…Details
If you’re looking to purchase your first fly rod, you’ll likely be met with a question very early on; What weight rod do you want? Answering something like “ I don’t know, a light one”, might earn you a few laughs from the guy behind the counter, but it won’t get you very far. Fly…Details
Over at Family Traveler, they are busy sharing ideas for summer vacation for families as ’tis the season. It’s always fun to be surprised by an article that we are included in, and that was the case for this article about 11 Ranches for Families to Horse-Around at this Summer. Not only did they mention…Details
I recently heard something about one of our former staff that made me wonder about what amazing things our alum are up to these days. After putting out the feelers, I’ve heard from a bunch of them and thought it would be fun to share what ventures they have going on with all of you.…Details
For you avid anglers, we’re trying to keep you up to date on how the fishing conditions are each week at the ranch. Flows: water is clearing up, Elk is lowering big time – still fast, but it is getting fishable very soon Hatches: Blue Wing Olives, Stoneflies, Green Drake mayflies, Pale Morning Dun mayflies,…Details
Set the hook” I heard Zach yell from upstream, “that’s a monster”. I looked up and saw Cholly tight on what was either a log floating downstream or a large green river rainbow trout. As it turned I saw that the latter was true. Zach stood just down stream from him, net in hand. You…Details
Spring fishing report: June 3-9 Flows: high and dirty in the rivers, receding quickly. Hatches: blue wing olives, golden stones, green drakes, pale morning duns, grannom caddis, march browns Water temps: 45-55 Hot flies: san juan worm, pats rubber legs, pheasant tail nymphs, baetis nymphs, flash back midge, large hares ears, elk hair caddis, parachute…Details
We’re having a serious case of summer weather, and that’s making all of us crave cool summer food. Food and Drink Editor José R. Ralat of Cowboys & Indians Magazine felt the same way so he shared this VVR recipe with their readers. Enjoy! Read the article…Details
We don’t normally feature articles on our recipe page, but the folks at Cowboys & Indians put together a bunch of recipes from various ranches to give readers ideas for a Mother’s Day brunch. Our Cheddar Cheese-Chive Waffles were included, and those are indeed a favorite for a special breakfast or brunch! Read the article….
You don’t have to be planning a honeymoon to learn that ranches are great for romantic getaways, but in this article from BRIDES magazine there is a great list of options for honeymooning at a ranch. We’re hoping you’ll pick Vista Verde for your romantic getaway or honeymoon of course!! Read the article…..