fishing

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Fish ladders and boat chutes part of a massive dam rebuild on the Arkansas River

In the process of rebuilding a diversion to get river water to thirsty cities, Colorado Springs and Aurora collaborated with wildlife, environmental and recreational interests for ambitious infrastructure upgrade

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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

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Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.

Colorado Springs is one of only a few remaining Front Range cities without a creek or river being regularly used for recreation. “There’s so many opportunities," said Alan Peak.

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“You fall in and you are not getting out”: Rio Grande in southern Colorado closed because of high runoff

Police are warning people to stay away from the raging waterway, which last year was a placid stream. San Luis Valley ranchers, meanwhile, are celebrating.

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First efforts to revive populations of Colorado’s state fish seemed fruitless. Then the greenback cutthroat trout surprised everyone — again.

The species -- previously considered extinct -- is thriving in Herman Gulch, off Interstate 70, after initial stocking attempts now appear to be successful

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After long regarding the South Platte as not much more than a sewer, is metro Denver ready to love its river?

With a flurry of projects completed and the huge River Mile development on the horizon, the river's proponents see the narrative changing.