Made for Shade: The River Sombrero

Earlier in 2014, Riverboat Works became the proud new owner of River Sombrero, the Durango-based company that makes river raft biminis. We are now selling and distributing these shade aids. Riverboat Works owner Ron Ferris says, "We are excited to be the new owner of...

Fishing is golden on the Arkansas

Fans of trout fishing can find the upper Arkansas River under the rainbow now, since it’s been designated as gold.  In January, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission designated 102 miles of the Arkansas River starting near Leadville and flowing down to Parkdale...

Why it’s fun to fly fish and float

Who says you need waders, one stretch of river and no one else around to fly fish? Fishing and floating not only go together, but it's an effective combination - not to mention, for some people, it's more fun. Along with lower water, fishing boaters hope for clouds...

River Rafting Permits

January, 2014. When boating season begins, the last thing you want is to get psyched about a river trip and find out you're too late for a permit. Use early January - which let's face it, is really one BIG Monday - to get your permits in order. Remember that most...