Business file: Steamboat Flyfisher opens 2nd location in North Routt |

Business file: Steamboat Flyfisher opens 2nd location in North Routt

Mike Lawrence

Steamboat Flyfisher, located at Fifth and Yampa streets, has opened a second location. The new store is in North Routt County at Steamboat Lake Outfitters, minutes from Steamboat Lake, Pearl Lake, Hahn's Peak Lake and the upper Elk River.

Owner Tim Kirkpatrick wrote in a store newsletter that the new location is open seven days a week and stocked with gear specific to North Routt fishing and camping. Call the store and Keith Hale at 970-819-1385. The store is scheduled to be open through September, Kirkpatrick wrote. Call the store's downtown Steamboat Springs location at 970-879-6552.

Chaos Headwear partners with Oregon camp

Steamboat Springs-based Chaos Headwear is making custom hats for this summer's visitors to Windells Camp as part of a new, six-year partnership with the sports training academy and camp in Oregon.

"This is just a great opportunity to help make it more fun for kids to get outside," Gary Supple, Chaos' U.S. director of sales, said in a news release.

The release called the partnership with Windells an example of Chaos' "extensive work with both recreational and competitive programs," including the Birds of Prey World Cup downhill, the Telemark World Cup, SOS Outreach, Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge and Big City Mountaineers.

Windells offers winter sports training on natural snow year-round.

Recommended Stories For You

Chaos hat designer wins award for snow industry

In more Chaos news, Director of Design Cynthia Surette recently received a Hat Life Award for the environment and snow industry category from the Hat Life Book, a wholesale headwear resource directory. At Chaos Headwear, Surette is responsible for the environmentally friendly Green Label Collection. She's been with the brand for 19 years.

Chamber seeks art for Hot-Air Balloon Rodeo

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Hot-Air Balloon Rodeo, the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is looking for artwork from the event's past 30 years for a citywide display. Chamber officials plan to place the artwork in windows of downtown businesses, the visitor center on Anglers Drive, and some local lodging properties to generate excitement about this year's event. The displays will be up Monday through July 12. Those who have artwork that is ready to display can contact Marion Ayer at 970-875-7008 or