September Splendor in Gunnison – Crested Butte

Crested Butte Fall Colors,

The Gunnison and Crested Butte locals know that September is the best month of the year! The crush of summer crowds starts to ease up. Fall temperatures are perfect with some chilly nights and sunny days in the 50s and 60s. When the aspens start to turn to the golden and orange colors, it’s magnificent […]

Raft Guide Rookie

If you read my last blog post about becoming a raft guide, you’re aware of the ease of entry to this career. Three Rivers Outfitting facilitates this, making it easy for rookies with no experience to be successful. My first year in 2015, my manager told me that I may not get steady work until […]

New for 2023: Guided Ice Fishing

Ice Fishing Colorado, Blue Mesa, Taylor Reservoir, Gunnison, Crested Butte

Willowfly Anglers is now offering guided Ice Fishing trips on Blue Mesa and Taylor Reservoirs! Ice fishing is a great winter adventure for anglers of any skill level. Whether you are an experienced ice fisher or a complete novice, our professional guides can cater to your needs and show you an amazing experience on the […]

A Rustic Colorado Wedding

Colorado wedding, Crested Butte Wedding

Here we are in grips of winter yet we’re thinking about weddings. It’s wedding planning season for next summer/fall. Three Rivers Resort is the perfect Colorado venue for that casual outdoor, rustic wedding. Compared to most of the venues in Crested Butte, we offer an affordable alternative if you are looking for a “DIY” event. […]

Premium Backcountry Fishing Trips

Willowfly Anglers is pleased to offer a new selection of Premium Walk/Wade Trips for the 2021 fishing season. These new wading options will complement the diverse array of public and private fishing locations where we already guide. The new locations are considered “backcountry streams”, and involve a longer drive time (1-2 hrs.) and some moderate […]

Average Snowpack Equates to Excellent Fishing

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Colorado Hunting: 5 Reasons to Stay in Almont

As the Colorado hunting seasons begin, hunters from across the country flock to Gunnison County every fall in hopes of taking home big game from the big mountains! Staying at Three Rivers Resort in Almont allows hunters access to spectacular game units plus all of the lodging amenities necessary for the perfect hunting base camp. […]

Colorado Color Tour: The West Elk Scenic Byway

Crested Butte Fall Colors,

Thousands of Colorado “Front Range” folks and out of state visitors flock to the mountains in late September/early October. They are seeking the ultimate mountain color tour. One of the best routes for a Colorado Color Tour is the West Elk Scenic Byway. The Route Using the Gunnison-Crested Butte area as basecamp and starting point […]

Gunnison & Crested Butte, Colorado: A Living Snow Globe

The holiday season always has its own magic but in the towns of Gunnison and Crested Butte, Colorado, the phrase “Winter Wonderland” comes to mind. Blanketed with snow, Elk Avenue in Crested Butte takes on the appearance of a living snow globe. The ice rinks and ponds are filled with skaters. Town families gather around […]

Mountain Cabins in Gunnison and Crested Butte, Colorado

When you dream of mountain cabins, do you picture a rustic little log cabin with a wood burning stove? Or are you thinking of a more upscale place with down comforters and all the comforts of home? When you visit the Gunnison or Crested Butte areas of Colorado, you will find a variety of cabin styles […]

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