SHOP WYO: The Bent & Rusty Cotton Company, Laramie, WY

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Bent Rusty Cotton Company1 14We love The Bent & Rusty Cotton Company in Downtown Laramie! Be sure to keep up with their Facebook page for their regular barn sales (next one, November 28!), sales & specials!  Also … find your favorite Dead Drift Fly apparel in store! When you’re in Laramie, be sure to eat at J’s Steakhouse in Laramie, and enjoy (and SHOP!) Bent & Rusty while there! Below is just a little taste of what you can find in their shop at 117 E. Grand Avenue in Historic Downtown Laramie!

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The Bent & Rusty Cotton Company

Address:  117 E. Grand Avenue  — Laramie, Wy

Phone:  307.460.9265




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Dead Drift Fly Fishing Company

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Created in Laramie, Wyoming, Pinedale natives Grant & Drew Doorn create Wyoming, Colorado (and soon Montana!) -inspired designs for the fisherperson in your life with an eye for style as much as trout. Proudly made in Wyoming, Dead Drift Fly Fishing Company is the perfect gift for the holidays – you can’t go wrong with a little brown & gold…

*click on the images to connect with their page on Dead Drift’s website…*


“Sure the Wyoming flag has a buffalo, but Dead Drift Fly Fishing Co. thinks a trout fits just as well. Get the best fly fishing t shirts on the market today!”#thewestiscalling 


Here’s a look at one of Dead Drift Fly Fishing Co.‘s new Colorado fly fishing designs. This is their take on the Colorado flag, “…and we thought it turned out awesome!!” #thewestiscalling


Dead Drift Fly Company’s version of Brown and Gold! This shirt design plays off the local colors, and state pride of Wyoming, but with a Dead Drift twist. “The design style is vintage making this a classic for any fly fisherman’s closet. Not only have we made this tee true to Wyoming, we’ve made sure to create accurate markings on the Brown Trout and Gold Trout for those sticklers.” #thewestiscalling 


WYOVORE: WY Beef Weekender Recipe, Q Roadhouse Beer Dinner…Mmmmm…

Go shopping…and then go fishing. Wyo & Colo fly fishing apparel made for the fisher-person with the utmost style…Click on the picture to connect with Dead Drift Fly Fishing, proudly made in Wyoming.

Q Roadhouse event

WY Beef web ad fall 2014WY Beef Lemon Tri TipLooking for something delicious for your weekend nosh-fest? Look no further than this mouth-watering deliciousness shared by the Wyoming Beef Council…  Mmm, it’s Lemon TriTip…




1 beef Tri-Tip Roast (1-2 pounds)

2 large lemons

1 tablespoon minced garlic

2 teaspoons ground black pepper

2 pounds fingerling or small red-skinned potatoes, halved.

2 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1. Preheat oven to 235.  Grate 1 tablespoon peel and squeeze 1 tablespoon juice from 1 lemon.  Combine lemon peel, lemon juice, garlic and pepper in small bowl; reserve 1 tablespoon for potatoes.  Press remaining lemon mixture onto all surfaces of beef roast.  Cut remaining lemon into 12 wedges lengthwise.
2. Place roast on rack in shallow roasting pan.  Do not add water or cover.
3. Combine reserved tablespoon lemon mixture, potatoes, lemon wedges, oil, and 1/2 teaspoon salt on rimmed sheet pan; toss to coat evenly.  Roast beef in 425 oven for 40 minutes.  Roast potatoes 25-30 minutes until tender.
4. Remove roast, tent with foil, and let stand 20-25 minutes.
5. Carve roast across the grain into slices, season with salt and serve with potatoes and lemon wedges.

A Little Irish Luck in Laramie

Go shopping…and then go fishing. Wyo & Colo fly fishing apparel made for the fisher-person with the utmost style…Click on the picture to connect with Dead Drift Fly Fishing, proudly made in Wyoming.

Laramie has Irish fever this week! Check out these two awesome events for getting your luck on…



Held at the Gryphon Theater, inside the Laramie Plains Civic Center, Irish Culture Night kicks off at 6:30 PM with FREE admission to the public. The Laramie Dance Center Irish Dance Academy will be performing with its multi-age group , and includes the talents of local Laramie Irish musicians and a local Laramie bagpipe musician!

Want to learn how to Irish step dance? Contact Laramie Dance Center at for more information!

Gaelic Storm


International sensation Gaelic Storm performs Wednesday, November 5 at the Gryphon Theater. Ever seen Titanic? (Or better question – who HASN’T?!) Gaelic Storm was the steerage band playing during the dance scene….ahhh, yes, that’s them. They are awesome. We play their CDs regularly around our house as our youngest step-2-3’s happily around the living room. Must see. Definitely.


Check out Gaelic Storm’s music… CLICK HERE