Public meeting set for March 18 at Silverthorne library
By Summit Voice
FRISCO — Fishing season is right around the corner, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists want input from local anglers on fish management in Summit County’s lakes, reservoirs and streams.
“In addition to science and biology, we rely on the public’s input for our wildlife management decisions and strategies,” said Jon Ewert, aquatic Biologist for Colorado Parks and Wildlife in Hot Sulphur Springs. “We want to make decisions the public will support, so we encourage everyone to come out and tell us what they think.”
Ewert said this week’s meeting at the Silverthorne library (Monday, March 18, 6:30 p.m.) upcoming meeting at the will function as a “data workshop” which he describes as being effective in encouraging discussion and interaction between the agency and sportsmen.
“Anglers will have the opportunity to call out a body of water and then I will provide data, stocking records and future plans about that fishery, followed by an open discussion,” Ewert said.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds the public that fishing licenses go on sale March 13 and are valid for one year – April 1 through March 31 of the following year.