Taking a lake break

With rivers running high, now is a good time to fish at area lakes

Two anglers in a small boat watch as a water-ski boat takes a wide turn across the surface of Rifle Gap Reservoir. The reservoir is down 30 feet below full and the state park’s website says the water is dropping about 3 inches per day.



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Two anglers in a small boat watch as a water-ski boat takes a wide turn across the surface of Rifle Gap Reservoir. The reservoir is down 30 feet below full and the state park’s website says the water is dropping about 3 inches per day.

The clear waters of Rifle Gap and Harvey Gap reservoirs are in contrast to the rain-swollen streams found across much of the Western Slope. This seasonal break in the steamy, 100-degree…




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