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See birds migrate at Ridgway State Park

By Staff

Birds migrate, but birders head to Ridgway State Park. The fall migration is on, and the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory and Black Canyon Audubon Society are offering a free public bird-banding Sept. 15 at the park. Watch and learn and ...


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Fault line threatening Mesa Verde ruins

By Dave Buchanan

Maybe time finally is catching up with the ruins at Mesa Verde National Park. Archeologists at the famed park are saying a fault line at the back of the iconic 13th-century ruin Cliff Palace is threatening two of the ruin’s kivas and ...


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Lake Powell Fish Report – Spoon-fed stripers put the bite on

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3625 Water Temperature 80-85 F http://www.wayneswords.com PAGE, Ariz., Aug, 21 –The bite is on!  The southern lake has come alive with submerged boils. Over the past few days stripers have located some bigger shad ...


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Little Gem Reservoir and Rim Rock Lake a great place for a hike

By Bill Haggerty

Nestled in a thick forest of mature spruce beneath the largest lake on Grand Mesa, Island Lake, is a little gem of a reservoir named Little Gem Reservoir. Below Little Gem is yet another, smaller gem named Rim Rock Lake. Neither are far from ...


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Lake Powell strategy: Be prepared for anything

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,626 asl Water Temperature 80-85 F http://www.wayneswords.com PAGE, Ariz. Aug. 14 – Fishing strategy this week is to be prepared for anything. Stripers are being caught night and day but it seems to be in a different ...


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Grab your beach towel and umbrella, Virginia Beach is worth the trip

By Bill Haggerty

Beach Blanket Skip-Bo. It’s a middle-aged version of “Beach Blanket Bingo,” the 1965 movie classic starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello, with cameos by Paul Lynde, Don Rickles and Buster Keaton. In this middle-aged ...


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Paying attention to details key to striper success

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,627 asl Water Temperature 79-83 F http://www.wayneswords.com PAGE, Ariz. Aug. 8 – Fishing success in the main lake, particularly for stripers, requires attention to a few small details. Timing is critical. Visible ...


Crawford Res. still open for boating

By Special to the Sentinel

CRAWFORD – While the drought has closed many reservoirs for boating, Crawford State Park remains open to boating. The lake has been dropping and the Iron Creek boat ramp is closed, said Senior Ranger Scott Rist, but the Peninsula boat ...


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Trolling, spooning for stripers getting big results at Lake Powell

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,628 asl Water Temperature 78-83 F http://www.wayneswords.com PAGE, Ariz. – Aug. 1. Yesterday was one of those days.  We went uplake to discover the fishing pattern for this week and found it, but not where we ...


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Enjoy a free day of fun at one of Colorado’s state parks

By Dave Buchanan

Take a free pass Monday to Colorado State Parks. Aug. 6 is the 136th anniversary of President Ulysses S. Grant admitting Colorado to statehood, and in honor of that, entrance fees to all state parks are being waived. No, you won’t get ...


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