Sports

Local fishermen battle barbs, too

Fishermen in the Four Corners feel the barbs of their own hooks just like the salmon fishermen in Alaska.Fortunately, fly-fishing hooks are smaller. Much smaller.But fish-hook incidents still send...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

The spin cycle: Colby captures first NRC win

Almost lost in the shuffle of cycling's summerfrenzy is the first National Racing Calendar victory for Durango proroad cyclist Anthony Colby, the winner of the 2009 Iron Horse BicycleClassic.  ...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Catch of the Week

DATE: Aug. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor briefs

Busy schedule ahead for Seniors Outdoors! Seniors Outdoors! announces these upcoming activities:•On Sunday (9 a.m.), there will be a hard hike up the trail to the Engineer plateau, then down Pass...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Summer splash

First, the water.Then, the snow.Durango Freestyle skiers made their annual pilgrimage to Olympic Park in Park City, Utah, last week for summer training, also known as jumping into a giant pool with...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Southwest Colorado Fishing Report

Information provided by the Colorado Division of Wildlife. •Catch of the Week - Do you have a Catch of the Week? Submit your Catch of the Week photos to The Durango Herald. E-mail pictures to...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor Briefs

Leftover hunting licenses go on sale Aug. 11 All leftover big game and turkey hunting licenses will go on sale Aug. 11, the Colorado Division of Wildlife announced this week.Leftover licenses are...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Colorado catfish record broken

urora angler Mike Stone is in the record book.Stone landed a 35-pound channel catfish while fishing at Aurora Reservoir on July 26, a state record, according to the Colorado Division of...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Cyclists to give peace a chance

They're going to give peace a chance - on their bicycles.The inaugural Colorado Peace Ride, a four-day, 238-mile bicycle tour around the San Juan Skyway, will take off from Durango on Sunday...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Southwest Colorado Outdoor Recreation Report

The San Juan Region Outdoor Recreation Hotline (247-8187):Fire danger is very high in the San Juan region. Fireworks are not allowed in the San Juan National Forest. Campgrounds on the San Juan...

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor briefs

Hunter education course is offered locally online The Colorado Division of Wildlife will offer a special Internet course where prospective hunters can obtain their Hunter Education Cards. Anyone...

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

From extreme to executive

Outside, the skyrocketing mercury signaled one of the hottest days of the year in Durango.Inside, Sven Brunso could not stop talking about skiing. Or snow. Or more skiing.Sven Brunso, pardon the...

DATE: July 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors