After die-off, Animas River restocked with fish

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After die-off, Animas River restocked with fish

Colorado Parks and Wildlife releases 1,500 rainbow trout after 416 Fire floods
Josh Pullman, left, Glenwood Springs Hatchery manager, and Pete Deren, an aquatic technician, both with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, unload some of the 1,500 Gunnison River rainbow trout that were stocked in different locations Thursday along a 5-mile stretch of the Animas River in Durango.
The rainbow trout stocked in the Animas River on Thursday are 10 to 12 inches long.
Pete Deren, an aquatic technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, releases some of the 1,500 Gunnison River rainbow trout into the Animas River on Thursday in Durango.
Pete Deren, an aquatic technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, releases Gunnison River rainbow trout into the Animas River on Thursday. The fish have a natural immunity to whirling disease.

After die-off, Animas River restocked with fish

Josh Pullman, left, Glenwood Springs Hatchery manager, and Pete Deren, an aquatic technician, both with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, unload some of the 1,500 Gunnison River rainbow trout that were stocked in different locations Thursday along a 5-mile stretch of the Animas River in Durango.
The rainbow trout stocked in the Animas River on Thursday are 10 to 12 inches long.
Pete Deren, an aquatic technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, releases some of the 1,500 Gunnison River rainbow trout into the Animas River on Thursday in Durango.
Pete Deren, an aquatic technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, releases Gunnison River rainbow trout into the Animas River on Thursday. The fish have a natural immunity to whirling disease.
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