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Win Thousands For Fishing At Elkhead

The Elkhead Reservoir Fishing Classic starts this weekend. The week long fishing tournament starts Saturday and will run through Sunday July 2nd. One northern pike and one small mouth bass will be tagged and If caught, each tagged fish will net the lucky angler $1500.  Two prizes of $750 will be awarded to the individuals who catch the most Continue reading

Body Of Missing Wamsutter Man Recovered

The body of Michael Proberts, who went missing at Siminoe Reservoir last month, was found over the weekend by Wyoming Game and Fish employees. Two game wardens found the body of the 25-year-old Wamsutter man Saturday afternoon, while patrolling the reservoir. An autopsy determined Continue reading

Man Thought To Have Drowned Still Missing

Search crews have yet to locate Michael Proberts who went missing near Seminoe reservoir over the weekend and is presumed to have drowned. Authorities are fairly certain the 25-year-old Wamsutter man never made it out of the water after launching his kayak Saturday Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover Victim Identity Released

One person died in a roll-over accident Tuesday night near Stage Coach Reservoir.  54-year-old  Robert Dickey of Oak Creek  lost control of an organic waste truck while driving on Routt County Road 16, sending the vehicle down a steep embankment. Continue reading

Wyoming Man Missing, Presumed Drowned

Search and Rescue crews are looking for a missing Wamsutter man who is presumed to have drowned in the Seminoe Reservoir northeast of Rawlins. According to authorities, 25-year-old Michael Proberts went on a kayak trip to the reservoir Saturday morning and never returned. Proberts vehicle was located at the Red Hills Campground early Sunday morning, and his kayak, life vest, ball cap and kayak paddle were Continue reading

New Campground Coming To Elkhead

Construction of a new campground at Elkhead Reservoir was approved by the Craig City Council at their meeting this week. The Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife who help to manage the park, also signed off on the project. Multiple council members stated that the new campground should bring more visitors to the area, and will allow more Continue reading

High Avalanche Danger This Weekend

There will be considerable avalanche danger this weekend due to the heavy snowfall over the past few weeks, most notably in the Steamboat and Flat Tops areas. 12 to 16 inches of snow has fallen in the last 24 hours in areas of North Continue reading

Ice Fishing Tournament At Stagecoach Reservoir

The 6th annual Stage Coach State Park’s Steamboat Great Outdoors Ice Fishing Tournament will take place next month at Stagecoach Reservoir. The tournament starts at 8 in the morning Saturday January 7th, with same day registration beginning at 6:30. This is a great opportunity for the public to participate in a popular outdoor activity in Colorado, Continue reading

Reservations Now Required To Camp At Elkhead

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNBeginning next year campers will need to make reservations to use the Bears Ears Campground near Elkhead Reservoir. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is updating the campground from a “first come, first served”, to a “registration system”. The changes will go into effect May 19th, and campers will need to reserve a spot at the campground from that date through September 10th. Campsites can be reserved up to six months in advance. Outside of the reservation window, Continue reading

Closures Suspended Near Silver Creek Fire

WILD FIREClosures near the Silver Creek Fire, burning in the Sarvis Creek Wilderness area in the Routt National Forest, four miles south of Stage Coach Reservoir, have been suspended.  Recent rain showers and colder temperatures have cooled the fire enough for the closures Continue reading

UPDATE: New Fires Spark In NW Colorado

Wildfires-300Several fires have ignited across Moffat County over the last few days. The Craig Fire Department Responded to a fire Thursday morning around 8:30 on CR 31 northwest of Craig. According to Fire Chief KC Hume, the fire was caused by an animal that climbed a Continue reading

Win A Boat For Fishing At Elkhead

ELKHEAD FISHING TOURNAMENT-229 copyThe free fishing tournament has begun at Elkhead Reservoir and will continue through Sunday June 19th. Anglers in the area can win prizes for catching and removing small mouth bass and northern pike from the lake. The large populations of small mouth bass and northern pike that are present in the reservoir have made it difficult for native fish in the Continue reading