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williams fork has a total loss of fish population ?

Post By: droolr      Posted: 8/27/2020 3:52:06 PM     Points: 1742    
the fire has killed all the fish in williams fork ? i can find a detailed article from the colorado fish and wildlife . just a few lines relating to the fire .
 Reply by: Wattzz      Posted: Aug. 27, 4:09:26 PM     Points: 13502    
Share the article please?

Or are you asking IF the fire has killed the fish?
 Reply by: Ajax5240      Posted: Aug. 27, 4:39:32 PM     Points: 30256    
Much like all the fires up north around lakes, I doubt the status of the fish is high on the priority list right now.... Chambers, Long Draw etc.

The fire wonít likely be what kills the fish... the runoff from the next big storm that washes all the ash into the water may be.
 Reply by: FishHuntNow      Posted: Aug. 27, 11:08:07 PM     Points: 416    
Confused by the topic of this threat... I'm assuming you're asking if the fires will have any effect on the population of the fish in the lake?

Maybe not immediately, but as Ajax mentioned I can see the impact later on.
 Reply by: droolr      Posted: Sep. 13, 4:29:13 AM     Points: 1742    
i read a sentence on the fire from the CPW that said williams fork would have a total loss of the fish population because of the fire . iam trying to get more information on the subject
 Reply by: 10-10_class      Posted: Sep. 13, 7:30:02 AM     Points: 0    
I would seriously doubt that the Williams Fork Fire will have any huge impact on the fish population in Williams Fork Res. It will have an impact on the river next year as the snow melts but even that will be limited due to the topography and small catch basins in that area. Hopefully Miother Nature has put a damper on that fire so I can get back to bow hunting my area.
Iím definitely not a wildlife biologist but hoping it doesnít have a huge factor next year.
 Reply by: 10-10_class      Posted: Sep. 13, 7:39:11 AM     Points: 0    
This was before the Williams Fork Fire.
 Reply by: Freestone303      Posted: Sep. 13, 10:18:30 AM     Points: 448    
Maybe the river above the reservoir is what they were referring to.