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Welcome to Harrigan Land Company’s ranch blog, designed to keep you up to date on what’s happening in the dynamic world of hunting and fishing properties throughout the Rocky Mountain West. Here we share our knowledge of “secret corners” of the Rockies overlooked by many, the ins and outs of conservation easements, current news relevant to the ranch real estate market and our own hunting and fishing tips that may turn your next trip into a spectacular success. At Harrigan Land Company, we’re dedicated to serving you. Through this blog, we hope that our seasoned knowledge of hunting, fishing and the great ranches of the Rockies will increase your love for these things, too, and enable you to “dream big” about that special piece of the West that’s in your future. Explore and enjoy.

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Best Qualities of a Western Fly Fishing Property
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March 20, 2022

Best Qualities of a Western Fly Fishing Property

Best Qualities of a Western Fly Fishing Property Would you like to fish at your own private oasis? When your favorite fishing spot gets overrun, it’s time to look for your own flyfishing property. And where better to look then out West. You’ll thank your lucky stars for leading you to your own private pond… Read more »

Want to Add Horse Facilities to any Colorado Ranch?
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March 10, 2022

Want to Add Horse Facilities to any Colorado Ranch?

Large hunting and fishing ranches in Colorado can be even more versatile by adding horse facilities. Take just one of our big Western Colorado ranches for sale, a big game hunting ranch with enviable water access. Two miles of Leroux Creek and Cow Creek pass through. Not only will equestrian facilities expand the income potential… Read more »

Springtime Checklist for Cattle Management
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February 25, 2022

Springtime Checklist for Cattle Management

It’s past time to zero-in on our Springtime Checklist for Cattle Management. Here we are between winter and spring and early calves have us scrambling. Baby, it’s cold outside and those little calves need protection. So, let’s begin with cleaning, recovery, and our prep list to be sure we think of all aspects of cattle… Read more »

Fly Fishing Tips During Spring Runoff
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February 22, 2022

Fly Fishing Tips During Spring Runoff

Don’t let muddy water keep you indoors when the runoff challenges you. Seize the day. Use our favorite fly fishing tips to make your spring fishing trips easier. Know what to do when the mud murks up the water and the fish and bugs activate. Be careful, use good technique, and know where to find… Read more »

Early Springtime Fishing – How to Capture the Moment
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February 10, 2022

Early Springtime Fishing – How to Capture the Moment

Early springtime fishing can feel a bit like whitewater rafting. We fishermen need to hang on for the ride, not knowing what rapids lie around the bend. Weather fronts and warming trends become our rapids. Success could depend on the tips and techniques we will talk about today. How can you capture the glorious moments… Read more »

Winter Care Tips for Horses in Colorado
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January 31, 2022

Winter Care Tips for Horses in Colorado

As you might imagine, the most important winter care tips for horses boil down to food, shelter, water, and blanketing. If you own one or two horses, wintertime may only add a couple of things to your to-do list. But if you raise horses or board horses, plan to keep meticulous notes for each horse.… Read more »

Things to Consider When Starting a Guest Ranch in CO
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January 26, 2022

Things to Consider When Starting a Guest Ranch in CO

If you are entertaining the concept of owning a guest ranch in CO, be sure to consider these important factors ahead of time. Often referred to as The Switzerland of America, Colorado beckons people from around the world to its vacation destinations. The “highest state” can certainly be a great place to operate a Guest… Read more »

Getting Ready for Calving Season
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January 18, 2022

Getting Ready for Calving Season

Heads Up Cattle Ranchers – Calving Season Will Be Here Soon Survey your calving facilities and prep your stamina. Colorado calving season will be here soon. What can you do now to get ready? Give yourself a heads up and review your pens, facilities, and systems. If you are new to cattle ranching, you’ll need… Read more »

Things to Remember when Winter Fly Fishing in Colorado
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December 28, 2021

Things to Remember when Winter Fly Fishing in Colorado

Let it snow! Even when the weather outside is frightful, winter fly fishing in Colorado can be delightful. It’s calm. It’s quiet. And it’s cold. So, what things do anglers need to remember? Essentials for personal survival and comfort, yes. Come prepared to be smarter than the fish in the river pools and experience the… Read more »

How to Make a Colorado Cattle Ranch Profitable
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December 15, 2021

How to Make a Colorado Cattle Ranch Profitable

To run a successful Colorado cattle ranch, you’ll need to get up to speed on the cattle industry. But to turn a profit, you’ll need determination, applied business skills, and strong intuition and common sense. Your role will be to continuously simplify and improve operations. If you are new to cattle ranching, be sure you… Read more »

Top 5 Factors Before Owning a Ranch in Colorado
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December 9, 2021

Top 5 Factors Before Owning a Ranch in Colorado

Today let’s zero in on must-know elements of owning a ranch in Colorado. No matter the size of the ranch, the decision to become a ranch owner will affect your investment portfolio. A new Colorado ranch may also affect your lifestyle. Work with a Ranch Real Estate Agent Plan to work with a real estate… Read more »

2021 Hunting Season on Point of Rocks Ranch
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December 6, 2021

2021 Hunting Season on Point of Rocks Ranch

The 2021 hunting season just ended on the 13,500-acre Point of Rocks Ranch in Wyoming. Check out some of the mule deer, elk and antelope Iron Mountain Outfitters took this year on the ranch. If you’re looking for a great all-around hunting ranch, this is it!! For more information, contact Dennis Magnusson at 307-640-6431 or… Read more »

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Discovering a property that checks all your boxes often starts with you looking at the wrong priorities. Our Ranch Discovery Matrix can help you identify the ranch you need that aligns with your lifetime dreams.

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