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Jon Ewert
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     I am reminded in June annually that by far my favorite thing in the world of wildlife that I have seen firsthand is colored-up cutthroat spawning in a mountain stream that is clear enough to be able to watch all of their social interactions. Never mind...

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Granby spring nets
      We spent four days recently running our annual gillnet survey at Granby. We had good luck with the weather, for the most part dodging the standard Granby afternoon wind-rodeos.  May 19, 23, 24, & 25 were the days that we were out there.  We set 32 gil...

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Spring river work observations
     We spent six days during the last half of April running raft electrofishing surveys on three of our standard stations on the Colorado River.  I thought I would share some of my observations from those projects.      On April 19 & 21, we surveyed the Pa...

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Turning predators into prey
Keith Greenwell had a question about the status of tiger trout in Meadow Creek Reservoir. Excellent question, Keith. Thanks for the idea. Let me back up and give you the recent history of Meadow Creek.            I've got several waters that contain classic...

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Green Mountain timeout, part 2.
So that was the good news. Now the bad news. We've got problems at Green Mountain. They had already started by the time I got here in 2007, with an explosion of the gill lice parasite in the kokanee salmon population. From that time onward, the reliability ...

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Green Mountain timeout, part 1.
      I'll start with the good news about Green Mountain before getting into the bad news.  Last June, I spent four days out there running gillnet surveys.  We set 40 gillnets in random locations all over the lake, for six hours apiece. Over the course of t...

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2015 favorite fishing moments
     Greetings all, and welcome to 2016. One of my goals this year is to revive this blog. I'm committing to posting once a month. I started out with weekly posts, then slipped to every two weeks, and now I'm going to try monthly posts. I should be able to ...

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More reports for the spring
Here's a few more. Hit me up with questions or comments - Dillon Green Mountain Wolford

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Still alive . . .
     Howdy folks, sorry for the extended break. Hope 2015 finds you well. I still intend to keep this going - just probably not at a weekly pace. For now, check out my updated report on the Colorado River at Parshall, posted here: http://cpw.state.co.us/Doc...

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State of the Fish
     I have scheduled my annual "State of the Fish" meetings for this month. On Tuesday the 18th we'll be at the Frisco library, in the Buffalo Mountain Room, at 6:30. On Wednesday the 19th we'll be at the Granby public library, also at 6:30. These meetings...
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