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RARE HAYDEN CREEK CUTTHROAT TROUT
7/8/2019
Credit:
Bill Vogrin, Colorado Outdoors
With his sidearm sticking out from under leather chaps, Justin Krall swung up into the saddle of his mule, Speedy, and gently nudged it up the Cottonwood Creek trail as he tugged the reins of his other mule, Jenny, following behind.

On Jenny’s back were two large saddle tanks packed with about 2,000 rare Hayden Creek cutthroat trout and pressurized steel canisters pumping oxygen into the water. Krall, a District Wildlife Manager for Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), was helping the agency’s aquatic biologists move the fish about six miles up the steep trail to the upper reaches of the creek.


READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE ON COLORADO OUTDOORS ONLINE:
https://coloradooutdoorsmag.com/2019/07/08/hayden-creek-cutthroat-trout/