Skiffs in the Mountains

Islamorada 18 BoulderBelieve it or not, there are a fair number of flats skiffs floating around the US Rockies, serving as guide boats on lakes and reservoirs or tricked out for specific species, like carp.  Here’s proof: Chris Cooper’s Islamorada 18 parked at his property near Boulder, Colorado.  Chris is the carp fisher’s carp fisher, and is so addicted to sight-casting to the fish that he brought his skiff–complete with its multiple poling/casting platforms–to the Front Range.