Water and fisheries management in Colorado is complicated.  The purpose of this page is to share helpful water management and conservation information.

Jon Ewert's Fishery Management Reports

Jon Ewert is an Aquatic Biologist for Colorado Parks & Wildlife.  His Management Reports provide helpful stocking history, fishery conditions and fish population information. 

Middle Blue River 2018

Dillon Reservoir

Green Mountain Reservoir

Upper Blue River 2019 Report


Water Management 

Colorado Water Conservation Board 

Where grant money comes from and the managers of the Colorado Water Plan. 

Colorado Basin Roundtable

A group of water managers and stakeholders who work to solve water related issues within the Colorado River Basin in the state of Colorado from its headwaters in Rocky Mountain National Park to the Utah state line.

Summit County Implementation Plan 

Developed as part of the Colorado Basin Implementation Plan, which in turn contributed to Colorado’s statewide Water Plan.  

Colorado River District

·      Since its inception in 1937, the Colorado River District has been the pioneering

and leading voice for the protection of the flows in the Colorado River.

Blue River Integrated Water Management Plan 

A Water Managemnet Plan currently in development and managed by the Blue River Watershed Group and Trout Unlimited.


Cutthroat Anglers Blogs

The Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act posted February 6th, 2021

Bugs in the Blue:  An Overview of Aquatic Life in the Middle Blue River posted January 9th, 2021

The Middle Blue River Stocking History posted December 26th, 2021

Your Voice is Needed to STOP the Rincon Mine posted December 19th, 2021