By Jennifer McRae

(CBS4)– Colorado Parks and Wildlife stocked northern pike into Pelican Pond at St. Vrain State Park this week. The species is also found at Pintail Pond.

(credit: Colorado Parks and Wildlife)

Northern pike are one of 11 different species of fish found in the ponds. CPW uses northern pike in that park to reduce the over-abundant populations of carp, shad and suckers.

(credit: Colorado Parks and Wildlife)

Jennifer McRae