Ep 50: Fishing Backcountry Alpine Lakes, with Ron Belak

Ron Belak is an avid backcountry fisherman and author of several books and many articles. His first book, Fly Fishing Colorado’s Backcountry, details how to effectively fish Colorado’s remote alpine lakes and streams. His second book, published in April of 2021, is called The Fishing Guide to 800 High Lakes in Colorado, and discusses 800 lakes in the state that Ron and other anglers have personally fished. He has also published around 80 articles in the Colorado Outdoors magazine. In this episode, we discuss backcountry alpine lakes specifically. Ron details his motivations for getting off the beaten path, the gear he brings for day trips and overnight trips, fly selection, seasonal changes, finding good fishing spots, and much more!

Website:  www.ronbelak.com

Fly Fishing Colorado’s Backcountry

The Fishing Guide to 800 High Lakes in Colorado

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