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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

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: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Southwest Colorado 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 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Classic race returns

Now this is a mountain bike race - on a classic mountain bike trail.The resurrected Hermosa Off-Road Classic mountain bike race will return for its third edition (in its revised form) Aug. 1.The...

DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor Briefs

Durango 100 bike ride coming up Sunday The eighth annual Durango 100 century ride will be held Sunday, starting and finishing in Durango.There are 100-mile, 84-mile and 50-mile options for the...

DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Bikers, runners hit midsummer in full stride

Run, run, run, run, run.And bike, bike, bike, bike, bike.The heart of the summer running and biking season in the Southwest means the annual Hardrock 100 Endurance Run followed by a pair of...

DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Dolores angler endures in wild

DOLORES - Late on a Friday night - July 10 - Dolores businessman Bill Blair knocked on the door of his friend, Dr. Guy Paquet on West Dolores Road, and ended a five-day search that involved...

DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors