More Colorado fishing holes have closed this year than in the past 10. Anglers are rushing to fill their freezers.
Bad algae, low water levels and even intake repairs are putting fisheries out of commission. And nobody wants perfectly fine fish to go to waste, leading to “salvage” declarations.
These cutthroat trout survived in only one Colorado creek, until it was choked out by wildfire ash
Now their offspring are getting a fresh start after hitching a ride in saddlebags up a mountain stream