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Owning a ranch in the breathtaking state of Colorado may feel like a dream as tall as the Rocky Mountains. However, what if we told you buying your own Colorado hunting ranch, cattle ranch, horse property, or fly fishing property in Colorado might be easier and more attainable than you think? Ranches for sale in Colorado can offer diverse landscapes of arid deserts, massive canyonlands, lush river corridors, and towering snow-capped Rocky Mountains. Many Colorado ranches are also close to world-class ski resorts, entertainment, and fine dining.

High-water fishing tips for a Rocky Mountain spring
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May 25, 2024

High-water fishing tips for a Rocky Mountain spring

High water is a reality during a Rocky Mountain spring. Runoff starts in May and, in wet years, it can last through June. If you’re an avid angler and an investor looking for ranches for sale in the Rockies, you don’t have to let runoff spoil your spring fishing. While you’re out shopping for ranch real... Read more »

These five flies need to be in your fly box this spring
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April 30, 2024

These five flies need to be in your fly box this spring

Spring fishing on fly fishing properties and ranches for sale in the Rockies can be really good. Or it can be an exercise in humility. It all depends, of course, on the water, and how much of it you’ll have to deal with.  For ranch real estate owners, and investors looking for ranches for sale,... Read more »

Rocky Mountain ranches are ideal launch pads during gobbler season
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April 23, 2024

Rocky Mountain ranches are ideal launch pads during gobbler season

The thrill of turkey hunting isn’t just a Midwesterners reality, or a Southeasterners spring pastime. The Rocky Mountain West is home to a few subspecies of wild turkeys. And, if you’re in the ranch real estate market, and turkey hunting is a passion, you’re in luck.  A host of western ranches for sale are home... Read more »

Draw-tag and controlled-hunt applications are due soon
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March 29, 2024

Draw-tag and controlled-hunt applications are due soon

Hunters in the Rockies are on a deadline. Draw tag applications are due in the coming weeks for most big-game species. That means now is the time to get those applications and any applicable fees into state fish and game management agencies.  Whether you’re after draw tags for mule deer, pronghorn, elk, bighorn sheep or... Read more »

Colorado ranches in store for good water year
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March 22, 2024

Colorado ranches in store for good water year

Recent spring snowstorms across the Colorado Rockies have bumped the state’s snowpack into the “above average” category for the second year running. And that’s welcome news for Colorado ranch real estate owners.  Colorado’s annual snowfall acts as the state’s largest water reservoir. When spring arrives and snow begins to melt, all that water flows into... Read more »

How to get the most out of pre-runoff fishing in the Rockies
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March 12, 2024

How to get the most out of pre-runoff fishing in the Rockies

So Mother Nature has strung a few nice days together. It looks like winter just might not last forever. For ranch real estate owners, the itch to go fishing needs to be scratched. But, technically, it’s still winter. Should you approach a fishing trip like you’re prepping for a winter outing? Or should you switch... Read more »

Winter is a busy season on a Rocky Mountain ranch
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February 23, 2024

Winter is a busy season on a Rocky Mountain ranch

For investors looking for ranches for sale during the winter months, it appears that this is the slow time of the year for ranch real estate owners.  But ranchers know better. Winter poses unique challenges to ranchers all across the West. It’s a time when lengthy “to do” lists finally get the attention they deserve.... Read more »

Ranch real estate fencing isn’t just a livestock issue
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February 13, 2024

Ranch real estate fencing isn’t just a livestock issue

At first blush, ranch real estate owners in the West may not consider fencing to be worrisome issue. But for many ranchers, including ranches for sale, fencing is a primary focus for several reasons.  First, fences are vital to any swath of ranch property involving livestock. It’s a simple proposition when you consider things like... Read more »

National Western Stock Show attendance illustrates interest in ranch life
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January 30, 2024

National Western Stock Show attendance illustrates interest in ranch life

This year’s annual National Western Stock Show in Denver attracted just shy of 700,000 visitors. Attendees came from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries to experience the show, even as temperatures for the event neared record lows.  The take-away message for ranch real estate investors? Our Western heritage is strong. There’s worldwide interest... Read more »

How to build healthy trout habitat to improve winter survival
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January 10, 2024

How to build healthy trout habitat to improve winter survival

Do you have healthy trout habitat on your private ranch? If so, are you doing everything you can do help your fish endure a Rocky Mountain winter? Many large ranches boast generally healthy trout streams. Fishing is culturally vital in the West. And fly fishing for trout has a cult following that ensures good habitat... Read more »

How to get your ranch property ready for winter
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October 17, 2023

How to get your ranch property ready for winter

We’ve enjoyed a typically gorgeous fall so far throughout the Rockies, but Mother Nature is fickle. Truth be told, we’re on winter’s doorstep, especially in high-elevation locales. It’s time to prepare your ranch real estate for the cold and snow that will be here before you know it.  Here are several tasks that ranch real... Read more »

Fall fishing can be great on Colorado ranches
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October 17, 2023

Fall fishing can be great on Colorado ranches

While many ranch real estate owners and investors have their eyes on wildlife assets for potential hunting during the fall months, savvy Colorado landowners and potential buyers are keeping an eye on the trout water that flows through ranch property.  Fall is perhaps the best time of the year to fish private water in the... Read more »

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