Tag Archives: fish

Elkhead Fishing Tournament Numbers Grow

The number of fisherman and fish caught during this year’s Elkhead Reservoir fishing classic far exceeded the numbers from the previous year. In the second year of the tournament, 332 anglers caught more than 1,340 fish, including 963 small-mouth bass and 396 northern pike, two non native species at the reservoir. This compared to the 56 anglers and Continue reading

Hunter Attacked By Bear

A Rock Springs man was attacked by a bear last week in the Teton Wilderness. James Moore sustained injuries to his head and torso, after he was attacked by the bear while hunting elk with two other people in the area. Moore was taken to a hospital in Idaho, where he was Continue reading

Fishing Limits Removed At Harvey Gap Reservoir

Anglers are invited to take part in an emergency fish salvage starting Friday at Harvey Gap Reservoir, north of Silt. Colorado Parks and Wildlife has removed minimum size, bag, and possession limits Continue reading

Denver Considered As Location For BLM

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke reportedly plans to relocate the Bureau of Land Management headquarters from Washington D.C. to the western United States, an idea first proposed by Colorado U.S. Senator Cory Gardner. According to reports, along with the BLM office, Zinke is also considering moving the US Fish and Wildlife Continue reading

Record Number Of Wolves And Livestock Killed

Nearly 250 livestock animals were killed by Grey Wolves last year in Wyoming, according to a new report from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, setting a new record for the state. The record number of livestock deaths, resulted in wildlife managers killing nearly 115 wolves, which is also a Continue reading

New Mountain Bike Restrictions For Buffalo Pass

In order to address illegal mountain bike trails in the Buffalo Pass area near Steamboat, the U.S. Forest Service has issued a special order, prohibiting off-route bike riding in the area. The order goes into effect immediately and will cover the Soda Creek area to the north, Mt. Zirkel Wilderness to Continue reading

Conservation Project Meetings In Wyoming

The Local Project Development Teams for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative with host meetings this week in south central Wyoming.  The development team will provide updates on existing conservation projects and will make a presentation on the projects planned for 2018. All  landowners, project proponents and Continue reading

Search Called Off For Missing Wyoming Man

The search has been called off for Michael Proberts, the Wamsutter man who went missing near Seminoe Reservoir last weekend. Authorities are fairly certain the 25-year-old drowned in the reservoir while on a kayak trip. During the six day search effort, boats fit with sonar along with dive teams were utilized Continue reading

Loud Noises May Be Heard During Vulture Removal

Craig officials will again use loud sound making devices in an attempt to relocate the turkey vultures that have taken roost in downtown Craig. Craig Police and members of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife will be using shotguns to fire the sound making devices just before dark Continue reading

Rule Could Result In Nearly 80,000 Lost Coal Jobs

coalplugHouse Republicans are looking to put a stop to a rule that could cost the U.S. tens of thousands of coal mining jobs. Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton is pushing to add a provision to any possible end of year funding package.  The provision would end or delay the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation’s proposed Stream Protection Rule.  The purpose of the Stream Continue reading

Fish For Free This Weekend

kids fishing 1The state’s free fishing weekend is taking place this Saturday and Sunday.This allows people to fish without needing licenses, but all other regulations and fees like bag Continue reading

Meeting In Craig To Discuss Endangered Fish In CO

colorado parksA meeting has been scheduled to allow anglers in Northwest Colorado to receive information and make comments on the Upper Colorado River Basin Endangered Fish Recovery Program.  The meeting, hosted by Colorado Parks and Wildlife and will take place in Craig, Thursday April 14th, from 6 to 8, at Craig City Halls.  The meeting will give the public a Continue reading