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Be Kind to the Fish in Late Summer

We are officially in the dog days of summer! The days are bright, the temperature is high and the fish are feeling the pressure. Even after the biggest of winters, the plummeting water levels, increase in water temperature and heavily pressured fish can make fishing tough. These conditions can also be very hard on the … Continue Reading »

Fly Fishing: The Best Time of the Year is Upon Us!

One of the best times of the year is upon us! The record-breaking snowfall we experienced last winter is keeping our rivers cold and flowing nicely. But it’s now time to start thinking about getting into the alpine and chasing cutthroat trout. There is nothing quite like watching a big cutthroat cruising towards your fly … Continue Reading »

Fly Fishing: The Waiting Game

As Tom Petty said, “the waiting is the hardest part.” While I’m sure fly fishing wasn’t the inspiration for this song, it translates pretty well to the sentiments of fly fishermen in Colorado and the world over. This time of year is by far one of the hardest for a fly fisherman to endure. It’s … Continue Reading »

Fly Fishing: Time for Lakes!

It’s that time of year again! While you may find your favorite stretch of river to be riddled with high, murky unfishable water, there is bound to be a piece of still water perfect for spring and early summer fishing within walking distance! There are many site options out there, and many species to chase. … Continue Reading »

Prime Fly Fishing Season is Near

C Lazy U fishing guide Parker Smith discusses his passion for fly fishing on the below installment of “Colorado Stories,” a series about the people, places and passion found in the great state of Colorado. Parker’s clearly excited about the Ranch’s upcoming prime fishing season; are you? Fish Head: A Colorado Story from Clear Summit … Continue Reading »

This Summer’s Best Fishing Trip: Colorado Fly Fishing

For so many anglers, both amateur and pro, there’s nothing quite like Colorado in the summertime. Colorado fly fishing is some of the best to be had. For a fly fishing vacation with exclusive access to private territory and trained guides, C Lazy U is ready with an Orvis-certified experience for all skill levels – … Continue Reading »

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Winter horseback riding in Colorado is unlike any other experience you’ll have at a dude ranch in the American West, thanks to our 8,500 acres of prime Rocky Mountain landscape. We’ve got access to some of the best horseback riding trails in Colorado, and we try our best to make sure you get a glimpse … Continue Reading »

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“We want to tell the world about this place!”

My Husband of 40 years and I spent a whole week at the C Lazy U Ranch over Labor Day weekend and haven't stopped talking about it since. We have two adult daughters and can't wait to go back and take them back with us! We are 72 & 69 years old respectively but we are very active and love horses!

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