Photos: Stocking Lake Nighthorse with trout ahead of opening day

Photos: Stocking Lake Nighthorse with trout ahead of opening day

Rodney Bland, a fisheries technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, tosses rainbow trout into Lake Nighthorse on Tuesday. About 800 3-year-old female brood stock from the Crystal River Hatchery were trucked from Carbondale and released into the lake. Local anglers will have the chance to catch them when the lake opens Sunday.
Rodney Bland, a fisheries technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, prepares to release a net full of 18- to 20-inch rainbow trout Tuesday into Lake Nighthorse. About 800 3-year-old female brood stock from the Crystal River Hatchery were trucked from Carbondale and released into the lake. Local anglers will have the chance to catch them when the lake opens Sunday.
Rodney Bland, a fisheries technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, opens the back of a stocking truck Tuesday to release about 800 18- to 20-inch rainbow trout into Lake Nighthorse. Local anglers will have the chance to catch them when the lake opens Sunday.

Photos: Stocking Lake Nighthorse with trout ahead of opening day

Rodney Bland, a fisheries technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, tosses rainbow trout into Lake Nighthorse on Tuesday. About 800 3-year-old female brood stock from the Crystal River Hatchery were trucked from Carbondale and released into the lake. Local anglers will have the chance to catch them when the lake opens Sunday.
Rodney Bland, a fisheries technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, prepares to release a net full of 18- to 20-inch rainbow trout Tuesday into Lake Nighthorse. About 800 3-year-old female brood stock from the Crystal River Hatchery were trucked from Carbondale and released into the lake. Local anglers will have the chance to catch them when the lake opens Sunday.
Rodney Bland, a fisheries technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, opens the back of a stocking truck Tuesday to release about 800 18- to 20-inch rainbow trout into Lake Nighthorse. Local anglers will have the chance to catch them when the lake opens Sunday.
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