Found 36 blog entries tagged as fishing.


All property owners are required to have a permit for open air burning in accordance with Park County Ordinance 2019-01.  Did you know that most of Park Counties fire protection districts allow you to do this online? You can even renew your previous years permit! They are only $10 and are good for the calendar year.  You can pay with a major credit card, PayPal or you can drop off cash or check at your local fire station.

For more information on your fire district follow these links!


Jefferson/Como Fire Protection District- Click Here

Hartsel Fire Protection District- Click Here

Northwest Fire Protection District- Click Here

Lake George Fire Protection District-Click Here

Platte Canyon Fire Protection District- Click Here

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Located in Park County, CO and the Mosquito Mountain Range, Montgomery Reservoir is a high elevation (10,873 feet) manmade lake that sits in a beautiful alpine setting between Alma, Colorado (80420) and Hoosier Pass. It’s located only about ten minutes from Alma.

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Five Reasons to Love Snow:

1. Snow Brings Out the Inner Child

Kids love snow and the older we get the more we realize that being a kid is actually the most magical time of our lives. Playing in, riding on, and throwing snow at each other helps us remember (and rekindle) that magic but with the added appreciation of adulthood.

2. Snow is Soft

Everyone knows making mistakes is a key part of learning anything. On skis or a snowboard this usually means falling on your face and/or butt. Falling is how you get better but snow beats concrete, gravel or dirt every time.

3. Snow Makes Everything Beautiful

Take some dead trees, a bunch of gross mud, even a broken down car and add a few inches of fresh white snow… instant postcard! Add…

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What’s the difference between a good fisherman and a bad one?

 

 

Well, the answer might not be that easy, but there is one thing that tops the list…just like they say in REAL ESTATE, it all starts with location, location, location. Lucky for you, we have done the research, explored and tested the waters, and while we may not be revealing all the secret spots, we’ll show you where to start.

 

Lakes and Reservoirs – There are several lakes and reservoirs in Park County, Colorado that offer fishing year-round. Antero Reservoir, Elevenmile Canyon Reservoir, Spinney Mountain Reservoir, Jefferson Lake, and Lake George all have great fishing.

 

Rivers & Streams – There are some great creeks, rivers and streams that run through Park County…

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Fall has officially arrived!  What is your favorite part of Fall?

Pumpkins?

Pumpkin Spice?  Love it or hate it?

Apple Pie, Apple Cider, Caramel Apples?

Flannel?

Halloween?

 

The colors?  Of course the colors!!

 

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One thing is for certain. Moose aren't the most eloquent creatures, but they sure are cool. Standing over six feet tall and weighing between 600 and 1,600 pounds, moose are a common sight within Rocky Mountain National Park and a visitor favorite.

But until the late 1970s it was rare to catch a glimpse of moose in Colorado, even though there are records of moose sightings as far back as the 1850s, according to an Aspen Daily News article. In 1978, Colorado Parks and Wildlife first introduced 12 moose from Utah to the area west of the Never Summer Mountains near the town of Walden. In 1979, another 12 from Wyoming were released in the same region in the Illinois River drainage. This early population thrived and some moved into the Laramie River…

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What do you get when you combine the waters of a famous Colorado fishing river with a tailwater and 3.8 miles of water above another reservoir? You get a great place for fish to live and breed. This river also turns out to be a Gold Medal water with the nickname of the "Dream Stream". Where are we describing? It's the section of the South Platte River between Spinney and Elevenmile Reservoirs in South Park, also known as Spinney Mountain State Wildlife Area. In 2010, the State Wildlife Area (SWA) was renamed Charlie Meyers SWA, in honor of the well-known deceased Denver Post Outdoor writer.

This portion of the South Platte starts below Spinney Reservoir and meanders through grasslands for about 3.8 miles before entering Elevenmile Reservoir. The…

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Long-term vs. Short-term Vacation Rentals

Short Term Vacation Rental

 Vacation rentals have gained a lot of popularity in the past decade, thanks mostly to online services and the ability to market your home or a secondary property as a rental, without going through the official real estate mumbo jumbo. Vacation properties are a decent alternative to a hotel, and it has a personal (sometimes rustic) touch that many travelers and people on vacation prefer over the professionalism of hotels. Plus, they can be a cost-friendly option.

Vacation homes have been a thing before the advent of the internet, especially in places where it’s not feasible to build and profit from a hotel. There is a choice for investors and homeowners, who want to rent out part of their own residence…

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I am a willing participant for outdoor activities. The problem is there are too many in South Park.

We have Ground squirrel viewing......

Crows feeding on road kill viewing.........

Fishing in streams or on private property without permission........ Be respectful!

Shooting guns and building camp fires....

Wait, What, You can’t do them last two right now.........

The place is going to burn! Well I didn’t believe that slop until I got my TV fixed . Then I saw all the local news about these big fires. Oh boy was I wrong. I thought there was nothing I could do to start a fire that big. Just by dumping my Hash pipe in the woods when I was blitzed. Driving my atv with hot exhaust pipes in the tall grass. Shooting at that…

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First thing’s first: when you’re checking out wildflowers in Colorado, you’ll need to know what to look for. There are literally hundreds of wildflowers that grow in Colorado, but here’s a list of some of the most common:

Colorado Blue Columbine

The Rocky Mountain Columbine is a gorgeous blue and white star-shaped flower you’ll find all over the state, which is appropriate since it’s our official state flower.

Indian Paintbrush

This tall flower with its cup-like bracts comes in a variety of colors, but you’ll most likely spot the red and orange varieties in Colorado.

Bluebell

Delicate bluebells look exactly like what the name implies.

Fireweed

Fireweed gets its name from its ability to grow so quickly and…

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