The Cutthroat Chapter of Trout Unlimited is a member of River Watch. River Watch is a statewide volunteer water quality-monitoring program operated by the non profit 501©3 Colorado Watershed Assembly in cooperation with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). The mission is to work with voluntary stewards to monitor water quality and other indicators of watershed health […]
Thank you to all Trout Unlimited members and others who turned out for SOUTH Platte Cleanup 2012, at Deckers, on July 14th. Over twenty volunteers showed up to collect; beer bottles, plastic water bottles, shoes, cans, broken auto body parts, signs and everything else. We collected trash from Night Hawk Hill to the NO TRESPASSING sign, strung accross the river, up the […]
A Different Sort of Fishing
By Jocelyn Mertens
On July 11, the Colorado Division of Wildlife and the Cutthroat Trout Unlimited Crew collaborated to rescue fish on 4 Mile Creek above Deckers. Water levels are down, and water temperatures are up, making for rough conditions for the fish. Jeff Spohn, aquatic biologist for Colorado Parks and Wildlife […]
Join the Cutthroat Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Coalition for the Upper South Platte on Saturday, July 14th to pick up trash, and anything else that does not belong along a river, in the Deckers area of the South Platte.
We have been performing this cleanup for many years. Lunch will be provided. Please let Jim […]
Many thanks to all who came out on Saturday May 21st. for the Cutthroat Chapter’s first willow planting event to Horse Creek. Our chapter teamed with The Coalition for the Upper South Platte and a Girl Scout Group from Colorado Springs to plant over seven thousand willows this day. Cutthroat members John Aaron, Dereck Hankins, Bill Honeyfield, Alan Whitehead,Loren and Peter Kohler, Tom Brown, Martin Prazak and his son, Darrell Sederstan, Allen Avinoff and his son, John Stadnick, and Doug Hodus. I apologize if I have missed anyone.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – Horse Creek Restoration Project
Saturday, May 21st at 9am in Deckers, CO.
Horse Creek, which joins the South Platte River at Deckers dumps a tremendous amount of Hayman fire generated sediment in the river every time it rains in the area. As a small start to recovery of the South Platte in the Deckers Area, the Cutthroat Chapter is joining with the Coalition for the Upper South Platte (CUSP) to plant willows in an infamous section of Horse Creek known as ‘the swamp’. […]
The Wildlife Commision has approved new Catch and Release Waters for the Arkansas River below Pueblo Dam. See page 12 (special regulations Arkansas River -Fremont-Chaffe and Lake Counties) of the following link for location and regulations.
A report on the collection of trout forage and water quality information in the South Platte River, near Deckers Colorado. Includes lists of insects and other macroinvetebrates collected from Cheesman Canyon down to below Night Hawk hill. Also compares water quality and macroinvertebrates before and after the Hayman fire. Hit link to view SPRING 2009 MACROINVERTEBRATE REPORT
What is River Watch.
The “Colorado River Watch” program is an on-going volunteer water quality-monitoring program co-sponsored by the Colorado Division of Wildlife (CDOW) and the Colorado Watershed Assembly. It is designed to provide the CDOW and the Colorado Water Quality Control Commission with high quality water ecosystem data for use in making or revising water […]