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DUD Race coming to Durango The Animas River Days DUD (Down Up Down) Race will be staged at 2 p.m. June 13 in Durango.Durango Parks and Recreation and Backcountry Experience invite teams of three...

DATE: June 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Hooking Customers

NORTH OGDEN, Utah - Shaylie Stoker shrieked in delight as she struggled to grab the sleek, glistening creature flopping on the ground at her feet."It's really slippery," the 6-year-old kindergarten...

DATE: June 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Dress for success applies directly to fly-fishermen

Not long ago, I walked into the kitchen dressed for a day of fly-fishing.My wife took one look at me and welled up.She said, "You promised me you would never play golf again. You obviously are...

DATE: June 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Priceless opportunity

Let's go fishing ... for free.Colorado residents and visitors can fish without a license June 6-7 as part of Colorado's Free Fishing Days.The free fishing days are set aside each year for the first...

DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Vallecito fishing tournament returns next week

Vallecito is ready to go fishing - more than ready.The annual Vallecito Lake Chamber of Commerce Fishing Tournament, a popular summer kickoff angling festival, returns June 5-7.The family-style...

DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor briefs

Women's hunting, fishing workshop June 6 Women interested in fishing, hunting and wildlife are invited to a free, one-day workshop June 6 in Durango, sponsored by the Colorado Division of...

DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Young writers dig for thoughts on 'dirt'

They asked for the dirt on dirt.And they got it.Actually, they got prize-winning "dirt" on dirt.Backcountry Experience in Durango sponsored its fourth annual Outdoor Writing Competition this year,...

DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Trial by Water

Durango's Art Zemach - Dr. Art Zemach - lifted himself out of his kayak and stepped onto the riverbank.The raging Animas River swiftly rolled past as he shouldered his boat, collected his paddle...

DATE: May 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor briefs

Women's hunting, fishing workshop June 6 Women interested in fishing, hunting and wildlife are invited to a free, one-day workshop, sponsored by the Colorado Division of Wildlife,  on  June 6 in...

DATE: May 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

New ride expands Classic options

The Quarter Horse Classic, the newest event for the annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic weekend, will make its debut May 23.The Quarter Horse bicycle ride to Purgatory will be held in conjunction...

DATE: May 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

San Juan forest advisory panelists sought

The Forest Service and local counties are seeking citizens, elected officials and special-interest group representatives in Southwest Colorado to apply for membership on the San Juan National...

DATE: May 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor Briefs

Program to address outdoor accidents The San Juan Chapter of the Colorado Mountain Club will offer a program, "Preventing Accidents in Outdoor Adventure," at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Durango Community...

DATE: May 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors