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CFI - Global in The News

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Land and Water

Land and Water

"A spring creek near Gunnison, Colorado was experiencing serious erosion issues and was in need of restoration for suitable fi sh habitats. The current ranch owner recognized that the most valuable asset on the property was the extensive
water rights and decided to develop them in a sustainable, responsible way...."

Hall and Hall

Open Fences

"Human and agricultural practices have led to the degradation of many of the nation's fisheries, and Skelton is committed to reversing this trend. With preservation in mind and a proven technique, CFI Global is returning these precious resources into thriving fisheries...."

Hall and Hall

Mountain

"Beyond aesthetics, Skelton thought that conventional methods of building and improving streams often solved hydrology issures at the expense of biology...."

Hall and Hall

Grays Sporting Journal

"The lack of quality hunting or fishing opportunities is a leading factor in why die-hard sportsmen take matters into their own hands. Whether purchasing a 25-acre farm or a 250,000-acre ranch, the ultimate goal is to capture their own little slice of heaven...."

Hall and Hall

Field and Stream

"A POOL FOR EVERY RIFFLE. BIG ROCKS AND SMALL ONES. CURVES, BUGS AND EVEN FISH YOU MAY NOT LIKE. FIND ALL 10 OF THESE FEATURES AND YOU BETTER START CASTING...."

Hall and Hall

Hall and Hall

" Five years ago, the creek was a turbid, shallow mess. Hay operations reached to the water. Decades of cattle grazing had eroded banks that washed away with each year’s runoff. The tepid trickle hosted sickly, non-native fish that rarely reached maturity...."

Denver Post

Denver Post

" Five years ago, the creek was a turbid, shallow mess. Hay operations reached to the water. Decades of cattle grazing had eroded banks that washed away with each year’s runoff. The tepid trickle hosted sickly, non-native fish that rarely reached maturity...."

Coloradoan Article

Fort Collins Coloradoan

"Our clients are mostly ranch owners across North America that have mediocre or degraded rivers and streams on their property that they want to be very high-quality fisheries. They hire us to come discover, evaluate and enhance these amenities, and develop land practice, irrigation and livestock grazing strategies that will maximize efficiency while ensuring these fisheries sustain very productive and thriving ecosystems...."
25 North Magazine - Fishing for thrills

25 North Magazine

"Fish are central not only to the Skeltons' travel destinations but also their livelihood. The Fort Collins couple’s company, CFI Global Fisheries Management, specializes in creating, rehabilitating, enhancing and managing streams, rivers, lakes and ponds so that fish can thrive...."
Farm and Ranch Magazine - Feature Article

Farm & Ranch Magazine

"CFI is on the forefront of Ranch Enhancement and Preservation in America. Their industry leading techniques and science-based approach to fisheries stewardship have made them the firm of choice amongst ranch managers, landowners, and developers nationwide...."
Water Writes - A New Approach To Fisheries Restoration

Water Writes

"In a specialized industry that is catering to a certain clientele there is still an opportunity to stand out, in principle and in project success. CFI – Global Fisheries Management a Fort Collins, Colorado based company, is carving a niche into a path less traveled...."
Hunting Lease Magazine - Revelations: The Depths of the Shallows

Hunting Lease Magazine

"Long overlooked as prime trout habitat by the majority of fisherman, the riffle community holds everything a fish could want. To many fishermen, the riffle looks like a flat, featureless piece of water, beckoning to snag your favorite fly and so is often ignored...."
Orvis Outdoor News - CFI and Orivs Shorefox

Orvis Outdoor News

"In keeping with the Orvis commitment to conservation, Orvis Shorefox has partnered with CFI on fisheries development and management, as well as the enhancement, preservation and habitat restoration along the Colorado River and throughout the property's system of lakes and ponds...."
Colorado Business Report

Colorado Business Report

"CFI not only creates and restores prime fish habitats, but it also raises the trout to fill them. The Fort Collins company sells trophy-quality fish to high-end ranches and fishing lodges...."
CFI Featured in the Daily Times Call

Daily Times-Call

"CFI is one of the largest distributing manufacturers of custom lake aeration. They have more than 40 solar, wind and electrical systems to add oxygen evenly to lakes or ponds."

"Our focus is creating and maintaining quality fisheries and stream restoration projects as well as maintaining our quality fish and keeping our production numbers up," Skelton said...."
CFI Donates Trophy Fish to Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Today

"Bucking Rainbow Outfitters, Storm Mountain Ranch, Orvis and a fisheries consulting firm, CFI, combined on Monday to stock 355 of the largest trout you've ever seen in the Yampa right in the city limits...."