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Lake: Chatfield Reservoir

No walleye spawn operation at Chatty this year

Post By: Trailerman      Posted: 2/26/2024 5:36:00 PM     Points: 48    
Per Brad Peterson they will not be setting the nets at Chatfield this year. Interesting thatís 2 years in a row.
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: Feb. 26, 6:59:31 PM     Points: 11476
I might be wrong,but last year at C.C. they collected enough egg in two weeks to cover all the hatchery could use and have eggs left over to do some trading with other states for stuff they have and we want.
They picked up the nets at C.C. way early last year . . .just what I think happend.
 Reply by: ColoradoRay      Posted: Feb. 26, 9:40:26 PM     Points: 37301
That is a good little news letter Brad puts out. He also mentioned the ramps and ANS station are slated to open at Boyd on March 11.
 Reply by: jibber      Posted: Feb. 27, 6:22:45 AM     Points: 19819
Who is Brad Peterson? Sounds like a newsletter I would be interested in.
 Reply by: not too old to fish      Posted: Feb. 27, 10:13:15 AM     Points: 9171
He's a fishing guide in northern Colorado, has worked for the CPW on angler education programs.
 Reply by: ColoradoRay      Posted: Feb. 27, 1:29:04 PM     Points: 37301
jibber - google NoCo fishing news and you will find a link with substack where you can sign up for Brad's newsletter.
 Reply by: Trailerman      Posted: Feb. 27, 5:13:25 PM     Points: 48
Yes CoRay is correct and then you get this nice tidy little news letter on your email once a week. If you subscribe which admittedly I donít, it gets a little more in depth. Good insight on front range lakes, that has saved me some truck mileage a few times .
 Reply by: jibber      Posted: Feb. 28, 6:06:00 AM     Points: 19819
Thanks for the info guys. I will check into it.
 Reply by: buffchip      Posted: Feb. 28, 1:32:21 PM     Points: 3698
Brad Peterson is on Terry Wickstroms Saturday morning Radio show almost every week.
 Reply by: ADub TT      Posted: Feb. 29, 8:31:52 PM     Points: 458
See if this link works

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 Reply by: SGM      Posted: Mar. 2, 8:37:30 AM     Points: 23217
It has been a few years since CPW has done walleye eggs at Chatfield. Pueblo and Cherry Creek do very well in getting our egg quota. Not sure about CC but word is nets go into Pueblo 16 March.

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