Utah’s Tropical Getaway

by Hartt Wixom For years I was intrigued by the name of Tropic Reservoir in Garfield County. How did it get the name of a South Sea isle? According to Utah Place Names by John Van Cott, Tropic was settled … Continued

“Jarbidge, Nevada? Never Heard of It”

By Hartt Wixom I love the isolated village of Jarbidge, Nevada. No one I’ve talked with has ever heard  of it. So much to the good. Quaint little one-time gold mining town, yet never ghosted. It is still very much alive … Continued

Colorado: Big Mountains, Big Trout

Highland Ridge Open Range Roamer Fifth Wheel

By Hartt Wixom One thing I’ve neglected in my outdoor writing is the state of Colorado. What are the natural resources of the Centennial State and what does it have for the hunting and fishing sportsman? Considerable. Take the Gunnison … Continued

Great Fishing Destinations in Central Utah

Many Options on Manti Mountain by Hartt Wixom Let the world’s trout anglers clamor to Montana or Yellowstone Park. One can find faster trout fishing right here in the Beehive State. Manti Mountain, for example. This central Utah plateau, a little … Continued