Denver's South Platte Has Plenty Of Fish. Think Hard Before You Put One In Your Mouth
Credit: Hayley Sanchez, CPR
Itís a beautiful day and youíre ready to fish. Since itís early enough in the season that you still have lingering trauma from ski traffic, maybe you donít want to drive for hours on busy highways to get to a suitable lake or stream. Fear not.
The South Platte River, which stretches from Park County to Nebraska, is one convenient place to cast your lure instead.
ďIíve caught a 26-inch Rainbow, caught a couple of 24-inch browns upriver from where weíre at, which is literally a fish of a lifetime for many anglers,Ē said Dan Lundahl, a frequent urban fisher on the Denver span of the Platte. ďAnd then, you know, the occasional shopping cart is always fun, too.Ē
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