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Antero Reservoir to be drained; CPW adjusts bag limit


Jerry A
Antero Reservoir to be drained
Published: January 11, 2015; Last modified: January 11, 2015 04:00AM

Denver Water will begin draining Antero Resevoir this summer as it continues repairs on Antero Dam.


CPW adjusts bag limit at Antero

Colorado Parks and Wildlife


DENVER -- Due to Denver Water?s need to drain Antero Reservoir in the summer of 2015, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will be adjusting the bag and possession limit to allow anglers the chance of harvesting additional fish prior the reservoir going dry. The following emergency salvage regulations apply only to Antero Reservoir, located in Park County.

--A valid Colorado fishing license is required in accordance with state statutes.
--All currently legal fishing methods at Antero Reservoir will continue to be allowed. No snagging of fish will be allowed.
--The bag and possession limit during the public salvage is eight trout with no size restrictions.
--Notification of the salvage opening and closing will be made through news releases and informational signs posted at strategic locations at Antero Reservoir.
--Public salvage will begin Saturday, Jan. 10, with operations to cease upon closure of the reservoir to public access by Denver Water.