Tag Archives: reservoir

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

Boating Season Extended At Elkhead

Elkhead Reservoir’s Aquatic Nuisance Species inspection station will be open through October 23rd, two weeks longer than originally scheduled, which will give waterfowl hunters and boaters increased access to the reservoir. The initial plan was to close the inspection station on Oct. 9. However, additional Aquatic Nuisance Species inspection funds became 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

Fire Ignites Near Elkhead

A bird on a power line caused a small fire near Elkhead Reservoir Wednesday. Craig firefighters responded to the two acre blaze around 4 in the afternoon and had the fire extinguished in about an hour. According to Craig Fire and Rescue Captain Kevin Continue reading

Invasive Mussel Larvae Found In NW Colorado

Invasive quagga mussel larvae have been discovered at Green Mountain Reservoir near Highway 9 between Silverthorne and Kremmling. It is unknown if the larvae were dead or alive when they were discovered, but a scuba dive team surveyed the reservoir last week and did not find any evidence of an invasive mussel infestation. Invasive species Continue reading

UPDATE: What’s Going On For The 4th OF July?

There will an abundance of activities this long 4th of July weekend including public fireworks shows. In Craig the VFW/American Legion parade will begin at 11 Tuesday morning.  The parade will start at Veterans Hall, formerly the VFW.  The head west on Victory Way, then turn north on Ledford. Following the parade, their will be a dedication of the Craig WWII Memorial. All WWII veterans, their families Continue reading

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