Report: Despite Colorado Wildfires, the Arkansas River is “The Best It’s Been for 100 Years”

Wild brown trout are the big draw on the Arkansas, and fish populations are booming.
Photo courtesy Taylor Edrington

All the news out of Colorado of late has been about devastating wildfires, but here’s a remarkable success story that i don’t want to get lost in the shuffle: According to Doug Krieger, Colorado Parks and Wildlife aquatic biologist, the health of the Arkansas River is “The best it’s been in 100 years.” He cites. . .

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