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Ashley National Forest

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Posted on: July 25, 2014

BOR Schedules Higher Flows From Flaming Gorge Dam Starting 7/29

The increase in flows from the Flaming Gorge Dam will begin on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 and stabilize on Sunday, August 3, 2014. Releases will remain at an average daily release rate of 2,000 cfs until further notice. See "Additional Info" for details.

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 22, 2014

U.S. Forest Service Prohibits Use of Exploding Targets

Regional Forester Nora Rasure announced restrictions on the use of Explosives and Exploding Targets on National Forest and Grasslands within the Intermountain Region Forests until July 22, 2015.

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Posted on: July 9, 2014

DWR Issues Emergency Changes to Fish Limits on Browne Lake

DWR is increasing the bag limit of trout from 4 to 8 due to the draining of the Browne Lake for repairs. See the "Official Notice" for more details.

Official Notice...
Posted on: July 2, 2014

Ashley National Forest Fourth of July Fire Danger

The Ashley National Forest would like to remind all Forest visitors that fireworks are not allowed anywhere on the Forest. Please be careful with fire and ensure your campfires are
dead-out before leaving your campsite. . .

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Posted on: June 18, 2014

Ashley National Forest Proposes Recreation Fee Increases and Additional Cabins for Rent

The Ashley National Forest is interested in hearing comments on a proposal to increase fees at various recreation sites, and new fees being proposed on three additional cabins. Details: http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3804959.pdf

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Posted on: April 24, 2014

Portion of Flume Trail to Close Until New Route Constructed

A portion of the Flume Trail has been closed due to concerns with encroachment on private land. The closed section is adjacent to the new Flume Trailhead, located at the junction of the Massey Meadows road (USFS Rd 031) & the Red Cloud Loop (USFS Rd 018).

Official News Release...

Chamber news

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Posted on: October 22, 2012

Don't Yawn: Chambers of Commerce Are Really Quite a Kick

It was the chamber in Atlantic City, N.J., [Chris Mead] says, that created the Miss America pageant, while the St. Louis chamber helped pay for Charles Lindbergh's flight across the Atlantic. That's why his famous plane was called the Spirit of St. Louis.

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Colorado Pipeline News

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Posted on: June 19, 2014

Dam High Flows About More Than Fish

The federal government just released 10 times the normal flow of the Green River from Flaming Gorge Dam to help an endangered fish and to boost hydropower downstream at Glen Canyon Dam on the Arizona-Utah border . . .

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Flaming Gorge Fishing

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Posted on: July 25, 2014

BOR Schedules Higher Flows From Flaming Gorge Dam Starting 7/29

The increase in flows from the Flaming Gorge Dam will begin on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 and stabilize on Sunday, August 3, 2014. Releases will remain at an average daily release rate of 2,000 cfs until further notice. See "Additional Info" for details.

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 9, 2014

DWR Issues Emergency Changes to Bag Limits for Trout on Browne Lake

DWR is increasing the bag limit of trout from 4 to 8 due to the draining of Browne Lake for repairs. See the "Official Notice" for more details.

Official Notice...
Posted on: June 19, 2014

Fishing Utah BRETT PRETTYMAN: Flaming Gorge Fishing Report - Grab a rod and go

Flaming Gorge Project Leader Ryan Mosley shares this report. Currently surface temps are 62F, so it's prime time. I'll admit, it can be tough to decide what species to target, and sometimes I have to play a little "rock, paper, scissors"!

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Posted on: June 19, 2014

Dam High Flows About More Than Fish

The federal government just released 10 times the normal flow of the Green River from Flaming Gorge Dam to help an endangered fish and to boost hydropower downstream at Glen Canyon Dam on the Arizona-Utah border . . .

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Posted on: October 26, 2013

Utah’s most famous angler still catching lunkers after 60 years By Grant Olsen, ksl.com Contributor

Follow the link to read more about Ray Johnson and fishing on the Flaming Gorge!!

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Posted on: June 3, 2013

Utah Bucket List: Green River’s clear fishing water, gorgeous view in Salt Lake Tribune

Dutch John, Daggett County » The biggest mistake anglers make while fishing the Green River below Flaming Gorge Dam is not looking up every once in a while.

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Posted on: May 13, 2013

Fishing Utah: 52-pound lake trout at Flaming Gorge

Reservoir netting has begun and Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Craig Amadio (WGFD biologist) sent me these pics of a 52-lb, 45-inch lake trout the crew netted near the stateline earlier this week. Follow the link to see the photo and article.

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Posted on: April 5, 2013

Flaming Gorge Lake Trout & Rainbow Trout Through the Ice

Angler West TV presents this video on how to fish the ice at Flaming Gorge for Macs and Rainbows. Enjoy!

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Posted on: December 6, 2012

KSL Outdoors: Burbot Fishing at Flaming Gorge

Burbot Fishing at the Gorge is hot right now! This video shows you how to catch burbot, fillet them & even has recipes for cooking them! Beware that Wyoming Game and Fish has found elevated levels of mercury in burbot over 30 inches and other large fish

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Posted on: June 13, 2012

"Observe, then take action" - Don Allphin article in the Daily Herald

Becoming a better "observer" of Nature will make you a much better angler. Observing nature and fishing to what he was seeing instead of fishing the "normal" way helped Don to have an outstanding day of Lake Trout fishing on Flaming Gorge!

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Posted on: July 25, 2014

BOR Schedules Higher Flows From Flaming Gorge Dam Starting 7/29

The increase in flows from the Flaming Gorge Dam will begin on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 and stabilize on Sunday, August 3, 2014. Releases will remain at an average daily release rate of 2,000 cfs until further notice. See "Additional Info" for details.

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 22, 2014

U.S. Forest Service Prohibits Use of Exploding Targets

Regional Forester Nora Rasure announced restrictions on the use of Explosives and Exploding Targets on National Forest and Grasslands within the Intermountain Region Forests until July 22, 2015.

News Release...
Posted on: July 9, 2014

Emergency Changes to Fish Limits on Browne Lake

DWR is increasing the bag limit of trout from 4 to 8 due to the draining of the Browne Lake for repairs. See the "Official Notice" for more details.

Official Notice...
Posted on: July 7, 2014

Prohibited Fireworks In the State of Utah.

In 2011 Legislative Session the following fireworks are prohibited for sale or use in the State of Utah. See Additional Info...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 2, 2014

Ashley National Forest Fourth of July Fire Danger

The Ashley National Forest would like to remind all Forest visitors that fireworks are not allowed anywhere on the Forest. Please be careful with fire and ensure your campfires are
dead-out before leaving your campsite. . .

News Release...
Posted on: June 24, 2014

Policy Brief: RANCHING ECONOMICS & SAGE-GROUSE IN THE WEST POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RURAL DEVEL.

For your information - PDF version of Formal Paper based upon the results of an economic study of representative ranches in Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and Wyoming.

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Posted on: June 18, 2014

Ashley National Forest Proposes Recreation Fee Increases and Additional Cabins for Rent

The Ashley National Forest is interested in hearing comments on a proposal to increase fees at various recreation sites, and new fees being proposed on three additional cabins. Details: http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3804959.pdf

Official News Release...
Posted on: March 22, 2014

THE HIGHWAYMAN: Exploring spectacular Flaming Gorge

". . .Flaming Gorge, straddling the Wyoming-Utah state line, has come to mean a lot more than just a picturesque river canyon. . ." Follow the link to read the article!

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Posted on: February 12, 2014

Protect Your Family's Addresses

Companies and marketers that send adult-oriented messages, such as those promoting pornography, alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, and gambling are required to screen their mailing lists with the State of Utah and remove... Read on...

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Tourism News

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Posted on: May 21, 2014

Federal Lands Photo Contest Now Open

Photos taken in the Flaming Gorge area on U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, or U.S. National Park Service lands are eligible for this contest. Follow the link for more details!

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Posted on: March 21, 2013

Photos of Flaming Gorge Osprey

Visit Ron Dudley's Blog "Feathered Photography" to see some incredible shots he took of some Flaming Gorge Osprey. Amazing!!

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