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Above is an aerial view of the Wyman Museum grounds. At the center is the ox bow pond that was formed when railroad engineers cut a new channel for the Yampa River in 1913. The ox bow is being dredged to a depth of 12 feet to accommodate rainbow trout that will be stocked by the Colorado Division of Wildlife later this year after excavation is complete.

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Wyman Museum in Craig dredging fishing pond for spring opening

Nicky Boulger pointed out her office window Thursday toward yellow excavators digging into black mud at the Wyman Museum. “I can die now,” Boulger joked. “This was my final goal in life.” Boulger was referring to adding fish to an ox bow pond on the museum grounds.

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