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Old 01-30-2013   #1
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A Trout in Trouble

Would be rolling on the ground if the subject wasn't so serious:

A Trout in Trouble

Help save the Colorado. Sign the petition!!!

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Old 01-30-2013   #2
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Excellent! Petition signed. Thanks for caring and sharing!
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Old 01-31-2013   #3
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Done, and shared on FB. Funny video, but as you said, serious topic.
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Old 01-31-2013   #4
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Trout are my friends. Signed.
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Old 02-01-2013   #6
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signed, I know there are Denver boaters on here, lets get some signatures from you guys!
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Old 02-01-2013   #7
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Old 02-01-2013   #8
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Yes folks, this IS very serious in so many ways. Please sign if you've ever enjoyed a day of fishing, a day of boating, appreciate CO wildlife and river scenery, OR know anyone who does.

The Fraser River is right by my house. We should have a month or more of good class III boating, but many years we don't get a single day of "boatable" flows due to water diversions. There is a great take-out, but the put-in is a bit tricky. This could be resolved if we actually had some water to float, but sadly folks want to take more water from an already endangered river. The low flows during the summer result in high water temps that kill the trout as well. Even if you aren't interested in the Fraser, since it flows to the Colorado, it will affect water availability for so many other river users.
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Old 02-02-2013   #9
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sad for the trout and kayakers

indeed fraser is a really nice run-good boating and scenery in a nice secluded canyon. used to live in tabernash for a while and got to do laps a few seasons. gets harder to run every year it seems and i havent done it in quite a while

why can't front range conserve water? been a while since i lived there. i know my brother says his las vegas water rate is far lower than when he was in seattle. just doesn't make any sense
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Old 02-02-2013   #10
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Shoot the sprinklers. Go xeri. Stop making so many babies. Save our fish. Save our water for better uses than golf courses. Save it for breweries.
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