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Drought Leads to Fishing Ban on Yampa River

May 26, 2021 By: Spencer Durrant

In what is likely the first of many similar bans across the West this year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife enacted an emergency ban on fly fishing a certain stretch of the Yampa River.

The section below Stagecoach Reservoir, to where the Yampa leaves Stagecoach State Park, is now closed to fishing.

You can read more about the closure here.