March 16′ Fishing Report on the Ark

March 16′ Fishing Report on the Ark

Greetings from the Upper Arkansas Valley. Even though we know Spring is not really here yet, it sure feels like it’s close. March and April can see their share of Winter weather and the occasional heavy snow, but for the most part, the River is waking up. The...
Enhancing Your Layover Days

Enhancing Your Layover Days

Layover days provide the ultimate group camping experience on the river. Perfect for bonding and merriment, these days are set aside for doing everything, absolutely nothing, or something in between. To make the most of your “days off” bring along these...
It’s Permit Time!

It’s Permit Time!

It’s early January and the super El Nino is in full effect dumping snow around the West. Things are looking good for Spring runoff. Get ready, it’s permit time! Many of the popular river stretches in the West are permitted and some of those permits are due...
Friends, Family, & Fun In Desolation

Friends, Family, & Fun In Desolation

On August 8th, 2015 a couple of RBW staff members, friends, and family launched from Sand Wash, Utah on a 7 day Desolation-Gray river trip. We initially had eleven of us on the trip, but met up with another family from Salida that had bailed on their San Juan trip due...