Next-generation kokanee salmon thriving at Blue Mesa

Photo by Dave Buchanan—Anglers on the Gunnisoin River fish for kokanee slamon during the fall spawning run near Roaring Judy state fish hatchery north of Gunnison. Anglers reported landing about 44,000 kokanee in 2011, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife.



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Photo by Dave Buchanan—Anglers on the Gunnisoin River fish for kokanee slamon during the fall spawning run near Roaring Judy state fish hatchery north of Gunnison. Anglers reported landing about 44,000 kokanee in 2011, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Late December finds snow and ice covering most of the Blue Mesa Reservoir basin, but many anglers still carry mental images from the summer of vast expanses of dewatered shore and a Gunnison…




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