2003 Flaming Gorge Reservoir creel survey
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Published by Utah Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Wildife Resources in Salt Lake City, Utah .
Written in English

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StatementRyan Mosley, Lowell Marthe, Roger Schneidervin, Bill Wengert and Robert Keith
SeriesPublication / Utah Division of Wildlife Resources -- no. 08-57, Publication (Utah. Division of Wildlife Resources) -- 08-57.
ContributionsMarthe, Lowell, Schneidervin, Roger W., Wengert, Bill, Keith, Robert M. (Robert Morse), Utah. Division of Wildlife Resources
LC ClassificationsSH328 .M67 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination20 leaves :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24491876M
LC Control Number2009526154

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In contrast, however, rainbow trout in Flaming Gorge Reservoir did not approach the survival or growth potential observed in Michigan's Lake Superior (an oligotrophic lake), where rainbow trout. SWEETWATER COUNTY – Anglers hitting the water this summer on Flaming Gorge Reservoir will notice a lot of activity by the Wyoming Game and Fish and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. The two agencies will conduct a three month creel survey between mid-May and mid-August to collect information from anglers that will help biologists with.   The best data on smallmouth bass was collected during creel surveys conducted in and  In , anglers were catching ~31, smallmouth bass in each of the three regions of the reservoir and anglers were harvesting about 15% of what they caught. The next creel was conducted in , after burbot had established themselves. When rain put a damper on our work, many toured the Flaming Gorge Dam, while others drove to the Ute Fire Tower, Sheep Creek geologic feature, or an impressive petroglyph site near Vernal. Before leaving us, the prison crew distributed their classy green Daggett County Jail T-shirts to each of the PIT crew for a group photo.

Made of spectacular red canyon walls and arid green forest, the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area sprawls across the southwest region of Wyoming in Sweetwater County. The area covers , acres of scenic landscape and wilderness. The area’s most popular destination is the Flaming Gorge Reservoir, measuring 91 miles long. You can also experience the Green River, separated from the. Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area presents a vivid lesson in geology at its most dramatic and most varied. This region presents terrific contrasts: the rugged Uinta Mountains nearby; beautiful alpine forests; a brilliantly colored, mile reservoir at the bottom of a dramatic river gorge that runs 1, feet deep in places; and high desert country to the north. The Flaming Gorge stretches 91 miles in length and has the diversity of multiple terrains. Boating from one end of the Reservoir to the other is like passing between two different worlds. The northern end of the Flaming Gorge is high desert terrain, with beautiful rock pentacles, cliffs . Rising feet above bedrock, Flaming Gorge Dam impounds waters of the Green River to form the reservoir, which extends as far as 91 miles to the north. The reservoir has a total capacity of 3,, acre-feet. At full elevation of 6, feet, it has a surface area of 42, acres.

Flaming Gorge Reservoir is the largest reservoir in Wyoming, on the Green River, impounded behind the Flaming Gorge uction on the dam began in and was completed in The reservoir stores 3,, acre feet ( × 10 9 m 3) of water when measured at an elevation of 6, feet (1, m) above sea-level (maximum).   The Flaming Gorge Dam is nestled in a beautiful canyon with walls of bright vivid color, rugged terrain, and breathtaking views. The foot-tall dam was dedicated in It provides water storage for Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Arizona and hydroelectric power for five million households in the western United States. Aggregate of 18 Snotel Sites above Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Satsici al Average Index Current Year Index WY Comparsi on Year Index WY As of 09/25/ with 18 of 18 sites reporting, the basin wide SWE is percent of average. Data Provided by the Natural Resource Conservation Service 0 20 40 60 80 Index Snow Water. Flaming Gorge National Recreation area is an all-encompassing outdoor recreation destination. With more than , acres of land and water, Flaming Gorge is a scenic playground for boating, waterskiing, windsurfing, camping and backpacking in addition to some of the best fishing in the west.