DELTA, Colo. (AP) — Anglers with a Colorado fishing license can take all the fish they want from a western Colorado reservoir before the water is drained for repair work.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Tuesday it will lift fishing limits on Big Eggleston Lake on Grand Mesa starting Saturday. Only legal fishing methods may be used.READ MORE: Denver Police Search For Pregnant Woman In Robbery At Knifepoint
The agency says the fish will die as the water level drops, so anglers are encouraged to harvest them first.READ MORE: COVID Restrictions In Colorado: Custer County Commissioners Vote To Drop All Restrictions, Open Up 100%
Big Eggleston Lake is about 23 miles northeast of Delta.
The Grand Mesa Water Users Association is draining the lake to repair an outlet structure on the dam. The work is expected be completed in the fall.MORE NEWS: Berthoud Real Estate Agent Bret Lamperes Charged With Money Laundering
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