A bad winter means ice fishers need to head to the mountains
Credit: By Dan England, Special to The Denver Post
Colorado’s high country is a place for skiing, snowshoeing and tubing, and now, at least this winter, it’s also the only place to go ice fishing.
If it wasn’t for Colorado’s significant number of fishing lakes above 8,000 feet, ice fishing may be either impossible or extremely dangerous. But once again, the high country provides some winter recreation that the warmer winters seem to have made scarce.
“You start pushing 8,000 feet, and you’ll get lakes with decent ice on them,” said Howard Horton, the angler outreach coordinator with Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
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