So Long Skiing
It’s over. The final day of our extra spectacular ski season has come and gone. Since December, our guests have embraced winter sports and adventures with gusto on The Ranch. They’ve had powder days and conquered moguls on the backside at Discovery Ski Basin.
It should come as no surprise – nobody suffers from cabin fever at The Ranch at Rock Creek. (Except the Canvas Cabin variety). But, spring fever is another story. On a warm April day, we bid a fond farewell to winter.
Hello Fly Fishing
We’ll make it official: Goodbye Big Air. Hello Big Fish.
Anglers are headed outside to the water’s edge to sharpen their skills. We practice our art form and daydream about the big fish we’ll catch this year. Where will we be when the salmon flies hatch? Expectations are mounting. And, we can’t wait for our guests to experience spring fly fishing on our beautiful Rock Creek.
From the banks of our pristine freestone mountain stream, we see wild creatures–elk, deer, moose, bighorn sheep–traverse the valley floor. Our eyes gaze up. Nature has begun to paint a fresh landscape. Snow still drapes the surrounding peaks but recedes each day. It travels crooked paths through the rock and round hills, triggering sprouts of green.
We look at the runs and start scouting new spots. In the creek bottom, sediment loosens with the flush of mountain waters. Habitats are created for a new generation of fish and the myriad of aquatic insects. Rainbows, cutthroats and cutbows flash their most vibrant colors to attract a mate.
Our beloved Rock Creek is coming alive.
Our special Spring Fly Fishing Special is available April 15 through June 9. Floating on Rock Creek is only available until June 30th, so book that bucket list fly fishing vacation as soon as possible.