May 28, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Aspen Daily News "Little Nell brings back private helicopter fly-fishing tours"

Dorothy Atkins:
"For the second year in a row, The Little Nell is offering helicopter service to guests who will pay big bucks to travel to secluded lakes on private land to fly fish.

The program starts at $5,000 per person and offers a helicopter flight to a private ranch where guests fish on a lake and have the option to keep their catch. (Fishing on public lakes and local rivers operate on a catch-and-release basis only.) A chef at the Nell also will cook the guests’ catch lakeside, or at the hotel upon request.

The private company, DBS Helicopters in Basalt, provides air transportation to the locations and the Nell makes private agreements with landowners to use their property for the sport. There are several locations for guests to choose from, including one spot near Meeker and one close to Paonia, said The Little Nell spokesperson Sally Spaulding....."  (Read more?  Click title)

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