Fish communities in the plains region of the South Platte River, August 1993 and 1994.
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Fish communities in the plains region of the South Platte River, August 1993 and 1994.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English


  • Fishes -- Habitat -- South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.),
  • Water quality -- South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)

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SeriesNAWQA fact sheet -- FS-154-95., NAWQA fact sheet -- FS-95-154.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet :
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Open LibraryOL17788739M

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Fish communities in the plains region of the South Platte River, August and By Cathy M. Tate. Abstract. As part of the U.S. Geological Survey National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) program, fish communities were sampled at five sites in the South Platte River from Denver, Colorado, to North Platte, Nebraska. Author: Cathy M. Tate. Propst () further sorted out historical accounts and led a major effort to describe the distribution, ecology, and community dynamics of fishes of the plains portion of the South Platte River Author: David Propst. The Platte River Basin is flanked on its west by 14, ft mountain peaks. From the Colorado Piedmont at 6, ft, the Great Plains slope eastward down to 1, ft (m) at the Missouri River. Mountain snowmelt and runoff combine with groundwater base flow to comprise the majority of the Platte’s waters. The South Platte - Cheesman downstream. North (downstream) from Cheesman Reservoir Dam, to upper boundary of Wigwam Club AND ; From lower boundary of Wigwam Club to Scraggy View Picnic Ground; Use Hwy 67 and other road access for Gold Medal portion of river; the Gill Trail is the access for Cheesman Canyon.

Chatfield Res. and all waters within state park including South Platte River - 3 walleye limit, minimum 18 inches; Only 1 walleye over 21 inches per day; Minimum size for largemouth and smallmouth bass is 15 inches; Fishing prohibited from dam and within feet of dam or walleye spawning operation nets March 15 - Ap or. The South Platte is Colorado’s primary river for fly fisherman. There is more river access, tailwaters and fish on this river than you could explore in a year. There is a ton of variety on this river. Whether you want to catch high mountain brook trout in solitude, or hunt large trophy bows on tailwaters you can find it on the platte. The South Platte River is one of the two principal tributaries of the Platte g through the U.S. states of Colorado and Nebraska, it is itself a major river of the American Midwest and the American Southwest/Mountain drainage basin includes much of the eastern flank of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado; much of the populated region known as the Colorado Front Range and. Indeed, no collections of fish from the Plains region of the South Platte River Basin in Colorado were preserved until (Cope and Yarrow ). View Show abstract.

Cope, E.D., and H.C. Yarrow. Report upon the collections of fishes made in portions of Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona during the years , , , and Pp. – in Report upon geographical and geological explorations and surveys, west of the one hundredth meridian, in charge of First Lieutenant George M. Wheeler. South Platte River, Nebraska fishing report, rainbow trout fly fishing forecast, fishing season updates, fly shop and fishing guides, and fly-fishing weather. Wow! Its . The South Platte River is an invaluable resource for drinking water, recreation, and economic Water is such a scarce resource in the region, making forested watersheds and waterways even resources to accomplish the most possible in terms of river restoration, community education, and improving watershed health. Here the river is accessible by foot or mountain bike - there is a parking lot across from the old South Platte Hotel. The trail follows the grade of the narrow gauge tracks (now removed). This track was laid in for the Denver South Park and Pacific rail line, running from Denver to South Park and Leadville to service the mining camps.