Trout Unlimited

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Photos: Ten best places to see the wild beauty of Colorado

    There's no shortage of gorgeous spots in Colorado. But where are the top places to see Colorado's state animal, state bird or even state insect -- and what's the finest Denver mountain park? The scribes who helped assemble Best of Denver's 2014 edition have the answers to those questions and more. C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Video: Homeless trout ("Anything helps") lobbies Denver Water to save Fraser River

    When you're battling an institution as powerful as Denver Water, it's best to have the will of the people, or at least a lot of average joes, on your side. Environmental groups trying to protect the Upper Colorado River basin from massive diversion projects that benefit Front Range development seem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Water wars: Deal reached on Upper Colorado diversion project

    Prolonged drought and a rising population have put the squeeze on Western Slope water supplies. But Colorado River activists have something to celebrate in their long battle with Front Range development interests -- a hard-won agreement that will help limit the impact of the Windy Gap Firming Projec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Filmmaker Hunter Weeks on Where the Yellowstone Goes

    Boulder-based filmmaker Hunter Weeks is bringing his new film, Where the Yellowstone Goes, to the Denver FilmCenter tonight at 7 p.m.; the screening will be followed by a Q&A session. Weeks and his crew -- including his wife, Sarah Hall, and Denver-based filmmaker Mike Dion, a frequent collaborator ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Plenty of pairings, guest chefs and more on this week's calendar

    There's a full schedule of food events this week, including a culinary extravaganza at Lola, 1575 Boulder Street, on Wednesday. Here's what else is on the menu:

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Aaron Million pipeline: Opponents' build PR blitz around film Green With Envy

    Real-estate investor Aaron Million's modest proposal to build a 550-mile pipeline to move water from southwest Wyoming to Colorado's Front Range has lots of critics. But a major challenge facing opponents is how to get city types to understand what's at stake, including the spectacular scenery and r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Water wars: Rally asks John Hickenlooper to nix "river-killing" diversion project

    ​Despite concerns raised by the EPA and alarms sounded in a state report, Colorado officials are moving forward with a plan to divert more water from the Upper Colorado River to the Front Range -- which is why anglers, rafters, tourism interests and others will be rallying in protest on the we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Reader: Trout or tilapia? Heaven only knows...

    Photo by Corey Kruitbosch​All the snow that fell across the Front Range Friday had fishing enthusiasts thinking about just what will happen when all that white stuff melts -- pouring water into this state's streams, rivers and lakes. To get a taste of the country's liquid assets, they should ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    A fish tale, in honor of tonight's fly-fishing photo show, Surface Film II

    I fly fish. I've only been going for about three summers, I'm self-taught, I've caught exactly two fish and I don't know how to tie my own flies. For those of you who have no clue what that means, it means I'm an amateur. And that probably I suck. But I have learned that anglers are weird. The type ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Water wars: Colorado River activists to rally at EPA against more diversions

    In the next few weeks, federal regulators will decide whether the Upper Colorado River needs additional protections in the face of growing demands from thirsty Front Range towns. Which is why hikers, rafters, anglers, and people interested in the economic future of Grand County will be gathering out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: An Aquaponic Feast; Blues, Brews and BBQ; and more

    ​American Craft Beer Week is over, but that doesn't mean all the food-and-drink fun has left the building: Between the annual Blues, Brews and BBQ festival at Beaver Creek Resort and dozens of events closer to home, there's plenty to fill your calendar. Here's a taste of what's ahead:

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Tonight: Steamworks' Beer Dinner at Devil's Thumb Ranch

    ​Head for the hills: Devil's Thumb Ranch, 3530 County Road 83 in Tabernash, will present a Steamworks' Beer Dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. It's a benefit for Trout Unlimited and the endangered Fraser River and $35. Reservations are required; call 800-933-4339 or visit For i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Vine Street anniversary and Earth Day

    ​Whether you're more excited about getting your grub on circa April 20 -- the worldwide official day celebrating all things cannabinoid -- or April 22, Earth Day, there are plenty of food-related events taking place around town. Here's what's on the menu:

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Water wars: How Denver's lush lawns slurp away the Upper Colorado (VIDEO)

    ​Last week, we reported on the anticipated demand for costly water diversion projects by 2050 -- and the conservation strategy proposed in Filling the Gap, a timely report from environmental groups. Unfortunately, most Denver residents won't read the report; most of them don't have a clue wher ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Front Range's growing thirst doesn't have to suck Colorado rivers dry, says enviro report

    WRA​Over the next four decades, millions of new residents along the Front Range are expected to boost water demands more than 50 percent above the currently available supply. But that doesn't mean the state needs a slew of costly water diversion projects that will damage the ecology and econom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Ken Salazar under fire: Can he survive the spill?

    All systems go, but which way? Out the door?​It was fairly predictable that Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar would emerge as the whipping-boy of conservative pundits over the Deepwater Horizon spill. What better symbol of the alleged impotence of the Obama administration than a cowboy-ha ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 6, 2007

    Carp Diem

    Fly-fishing gets serious at the South Platte Pro-Am Carp Slam.

  • News

    March 15, 2007

    Rail Roaded

    Finding a solution to I-70 traffic has been one long, strange trip. But the end could be in sight.

  • News

    July 7, 2005

    Reel Passion

    Competitive fly-casting is a lifetime fling.

  • News

    July 10, 1997

    Up the Creek

    Environmentalists are angling to stop a new Winter Park road.