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Is the Animas River still a Gold Medal fishery?
7/6/2019
Credit:
Jonathan Romeo, Durango Herald
With the recent die-off of fish in the Animas River, is the waterway’s Gold Medal designation still a fair way to market it to anglers looking for a premier fishing experience?

Colorado has more than 300 miles of streams with Gold Medal status, which is intended to highlight the state’s rivers and creeks that provide outstanding fishing opportunities.

To qualify, a waterway must meet two criteria: have a minimum of 60 pounds of trout per acre and at least 12 trout measuring 14 inches or longer.


READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE ON THE DURANGO HERALD WEBSITE:
https://durangoherald.com/articles/284238