My fishing story

Haggerty the hiker enjoys fishing trip on Shoshone

Newton Lakes are only minutes from the Buffalo Bill Museum in downtown Cody, Wyo. (pop. 9,541). They’re full of wild fighting Rainbows and Yellowstone Cutthroats, yet few anglers ever wet a line here compared with Colorado waters so close to an urban dwelling. Of course, everyone here is rushing toward Yellowstone National Park, 50 miles to the west.



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Newton Lakes are only minutes from the Buffalo Bill Museum in downtown Cody, Wyo. (pop. 9,541). They’re full of wild fighting Rainbows and Yellowstone Cutthroats, yet few anglers ever wet a line here compared with Colorado waters so close to an urban dwelling. Of course, everyone here is rushing toward Yellowstone National Park, 50 miles to the west.

While Daily Sentinel outdoors writer Dave Buchanan was busy penning a hiking column about Crag Crest Trail last week, I went fishing. It’s a switch in rolls, although those who have…




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