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Trouts Journal

Northern Pike In The Upper Colorado River?

Ivan Orsic / Aug 13, 2013

It looks like this story might have some teethe.

"While popular among lake anglers seeking a big fish sensation, northern pike have no place in the Colorado River. Aside from the environmental stresses the river already endures, the economic impact to the popular sport fishery managed for trout and the threat to endangered species recovery downstream are genuine concerns with the introduction of a major predator to the river system."

Read the entire fly fishing report and the danger this species represents to the Colorado River drainage by Scott Willoughby in the Denver Post.

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