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Colorado aims to restore salmonfly for trout

COLORADO SPRINGS For hungry trout, few meals compare to the giant salmonfly, a finger-size slug of protein that packs more meat in one gulp than a handful of lesser bugs. “Think T-bone steaks on...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

BASE jumper Alexander Polli dies after crashing in French Alps

Alexander Polli, a skydiver and pioneer in BASE jumping, died after a wingsuit crash in the French Alps. Polli, 31, crashed into a tree while jumping in the Couloir Ensa near Chamonix shortly after...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoors Briefs

Parks and Wildlife creates Bear Aware videos Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) has released four Bear Aware videos to help educate the public. As the state’s human population grows, there are more...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango area fishing report

Note: The area rivers fishing report as of Aug. 17, courtesy of Duranglers Flies and Supplies. Animas River: 367 cfs, falling; The Animas has been fishing good recently with hatches of mayflies...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoors Briefs

Vallecito sporting nonprofit receives grants The Vallecito Conservation and Sporting Association (VCSA) was recently awarded a $49,000 grant on behalf of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Fishing is...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Forest visitor center serves a world of travelers

Travelers along Colorado Highway 145 near Rico will find an informative, kid-friendly rest stop at the historic San Juan National Forest Visitor Center. Tucked into an aspen grove at 9,000 feet,...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife asking for public comment on raising license fees

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is testing the waters to see if hunters and anglers would be willing to pay double for their hunting licenses. About 20 people attending a budget meeting the agency...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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‘Sixty Meters to Anywhere’ a brutally honest climbing book

Coping with addiction often involves defining a person’s life by what they can’t do. At the age of 23, Brendan Leonard was defining his life in that fashion. He couldn’t drink alcohol, and he...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Utah senators introduce bill that could help mountain bikers gain access

SALT LAKE CITY More than 100 million acres of America’s most rugged landscapes designated as wilderness are off-limits to mountain bikers, but two Utah senators have introduced legislation that...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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The towers of Lavender Peak

Venture to the bulky magnificence of Mount Moss and the mythical towers of Lavender Peak. From the west tower, my favorite prominence in the La Plata Mountains, there are supreme views of Hesperus...

DATE: July 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoors Briefs

Colorado Day means free park entrance Monday is Colorado Day, the commemoration of Colorado’s acceptance into statehood. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will mark the event by providing free park...

DATE: July 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango area fishing report

Note: The Durango area fishing report as of July 26, courtesy of Duranglers Flies and Supplies. Animas River: 417 cfs, falling; The Animas has been fishing good recently with hatches of PMDs and...

DATE: July 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Outdoors