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  I am a new member of the Alpine Anglers; however, I am not new to Estes Park. I moved up here full time last June, but I've been spending my summers up here for the last 13 years.   I was asked to write about a favorite day fishing. Well any day on the water is my favorite day, but I think back [ READ MORE... ]
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  Sitting on an ice shelf on the bank, contemplating what to try next, I could hear someone approaching from downstream. The water was so low and clear, I knew as they passed it would be another ten minutes before the run calmed down. As a result, I had plenty of time to consider my next move on [ READ MORE... ]
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  It was 36 degrees, the temperature was dropping, and it was snowing hard. But on March 2d, 60 people plunged through a 7 by 12 foot hole cut through 16 inches of ice into the frigid water at Trout Haven Resorts. Community members—including Mayor Todd Jirsa, Estes Park Elementary School Principal [ READ MORE... ]
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blog BY Triggw ON February 12 - 0 COMMENTS
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  The Greenbacker lets our members know what's happening. Here are some recent issues.     Greenbacker_March 2019.pdf Greenbacker_March 2019.pdf Greenbacker_Feb 2019.pdf Greenbacker_Feb 2019.pdf        
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blog BY Triggw ON February 10 - 0 COMMENTS
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  The first annual Trout Haven Resort’s Polar Bear Plunge will benefit Estes Park trout education.   This fundraiser will be held starting at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Trout Haven Fishing Pond. Individuals and five person teams will take the plunge as a benefit to start a Trout in [ READ MORE... ]
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  Our “Ice Out” events are a way to get us thinking about spring—but the Big Thompson isn’t quite there yet. Challenged by some friends to fish in every month, I put fleece pants under my waders and chains on my boots and hit the Big T in the miles below Estes Park on the last day of January. Boot [ READ MORE... ]
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The Alpine Anglers October meeting will feature two of the area’s top fly fishing guides demonstrating how to tie the flies they rely on when fishing local streams.   Frank Drummond was a lead guide for Estes Angler and Laughing Grizzly Fly Shop in Longmont. He has a penchant for the small streams [ READ MORE... ]
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  On Wednesday evening, September 19, more than 20 Alpine Anglers and guests gathered at Elkins Distilling Company in Estes Park for the September chapter meeting.   The meeting opened with a brief social period, allowing us a chance to visit, discuss early fall fishing, and enjoy a beverage. The [ READ MORE... ]
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What do you do when you’ve spent 40 years hiking the trails and fishing alpine lakes in Rocky Mountain National Park? If you’re Les and Kimball Beery, you share. The long-time residents and authors of Angler’s Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park will be sharing details on where, when, and how to [ READ MORE... ]
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Follow the link for updates on the Future Generations Act in the Colorado State Legislature supporting funding for Colorado Parks and Wildlife! Updates on Legislation