New management plans for reservoirs seek to balance predator and prey

Anglers enjoy the last rays of a mild September day while fishing Harvey Gap Reservoir. A proposed change ion fisheries management would include tiger muskies in the reservoir’s diverse mix of fish.



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Anglers enjoy the last rays of a mild September day while fishing Harvey Gap Reservoir. A proposed change ion fisheries management would include tiger muskies in the reservoir’s diverse mix of fish.

Ten years ago, rare was the angler at Rifle Gap Reservoir with a yellow perch in his creel. Back then, the dark-striped, fast-breeding interloper was little more than another rumor in what…




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