Southeast Region Fishing Forecast for 2009

Southeast Region Fishing Forecast for 2009
With Bonus South Park (upper South Platte) Forecast

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Compiled by Division of Wildlife (DOW) aquatic biologists, the Southeast Region Fishing Forecast (pdf) is based on the best information available as of March 2009. Water levels and streams flows, conditions that are not usually under DOW control, can change significantly and can have some affects on access, stocking and fishing. Surface acreages listed are for full lake volume unless otherwise noted.

Beginning in April, readers are encouraged to visit the weekly Statewide Fishing Conditions Report and Stocking Report for the most up-to-date information.

New for 2009: The Division of Wildlife is now providing anglerswith more in-depth fishery information on a number of selected waters throughout the state. Lake and stream information and fishery survey data can be found on the Fishery Water Summaries page.

Important: Control of aquatic nuisance species (ANS) such as New Zealand mudsnails, didymo and other invasive animal and plant species is of critical importance in Colorado. Of particular CLEANED, DRAINED AND DRY. Check out the Clean, Drain and Dry instructions and watch the streaming videos “Don’t Move a Mussel” and “Watercraft Inspection and Decontamination Process.” Your cooperation will help prevent the spread of these organisms that can destroy habitat and fishing.

License Structure Change for Anglers
2009 Brochure also Available

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The Colorado Division of Wildlife would like to remind anglers that the license structure for fishing has changed.
Beginning April 1, 2009, all annual licenses including fishing, senior fishing, combination fishing and hunting, are valid from April 1 through March 31 of the following year. All licenses purchased in 2008 will remain valid through March 31, 2009.

The 2009-2010 Fishing Regulations Brochure (1.2MB PDF) is now available online and at all DOW offices and license agents statewide. The new brochure is valid until March 31, 2010, coinciding with the new license structure.

All 2009 annual fishing licenses purchased before April 1, 2009 will remain valid through March 31, 2010.

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