Carter Lake is managed by the Larimer County Parks Department, but the Lake is supplied by 3 dams under the management of the Bureau of Reclamation and, as such, is being listed on Missing NPF.
A search is underway for a missing kayaker after a kayake was found overturned in Carter Lake near Loveland, CO. Authorities have rescued a dog wearing a life preservation unit. The missing kayaker is thought to be a 31 year old male from Loveland, but this information has not been confirmed as of the time of this report.
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29 years old
Classification: KAYAKER / JET SKIER / BOATER
Foul Play Suspected: Unknown / Undisclosed
Suspected Suicide: Unknown / Undisclosed
Cause of Death: Accident - Drowning
Reported missing on April 11, 2021 - 783 days, 15 hours, 33 minutes ago
Found on June 12, 2021 - 721 days, 15 hours, 33 minutes ago
This case file was posted on
Apr 12, 2021 at 09:35
This case file was last modified on
Jun 26, 2021 at 15:56
This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 3641
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Judaea RojoJuly 10, 2021 at 10:35 pm
6/22/21 Update: The identity of a body thought to be the missing kayaker from April 11, 2021, has been confirmed as Spencer Stetler. More here: https://www.denverpost.com/2021/06/22/larimer-county-coroner-releases-identity-of-body-found-in-carter-lake-confirmed-as-man-missing-since-april/
Judaea RojoJuly 10, 2021 at 10:33 pm
6/12/21 Update: A man’s body was found in Carter Lake. More here: https://www.9news.com/article/news/local/carter-lake-body-recovered/73-b0124361-11fb-43f3-9c9f-3e261bc18302
Judaea RojoJuly 10, 2021 at 10:32 pm
4/12/21 Update: More information pertaining to the Unnamed Kayaker missing in Carter Lake. More here: https://www.coloradoan.com/story/news/2021/04/11/kayaker-missing-carter-lake-colorado/7184856002/