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SheShe goes Rafting

Rafting for the whole family is what RIGS specializes in and when blogger Sheshe Sheree Frede decided she wanted to go out on the river this summer, we were ready. If you have never been rafting, there is something special about traveling via raft and seeing the landscape from a new perspective. Nothing to crazy but not just a float, the […]
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Guides’ of the Lower Gunnison River

There’s something about the Lower Gunnison River in the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area, an almost out of this world feel to it. It is both desolate and full of life, forcing us to question our senses. The history of the area alone is enough to overwhelm with archeological sites dating back before the Pyramids. […]
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Top 5 Reasons to visit Ouray County in Spring and Early Summer

Visit Ouray County this Spring or Early Summer! As each day warms to greet the coming summer, more activities become available and some of them are at their best. If you haven’t experienced Ouray County on a shoulder season, you don’t know what you are missing. Perhaps it’s time to change that? Need some inspiration? […]
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Lefty Kreh on tenkara

Lefty Kreh on tenkara The Hatch Magazine’ s Tom Sadler wrote an article about tenkara and Lefty Kreh’s thoughts on tenkara. We were excited to hear both a big name like Lefty (change his tune on “tenkara is just a fad“) on the same page we are and to see it in print. So much […]
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Paul Vertrees says Farewell

Paul Vertrees started his tenkara guiding career here at RIGS Fly Shop in 2012, traveling each summer to the Western Slope to guide tenkara trips on our regional waters. He became an active voice in the tenkara community throughout Colorado, representing RIGS with talks at the Denver Fly Fishing Show, Zen Fly Fishing Tenkara Winter Series and Backcountry […]
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