Pipeline Problem Puts "Dream Stream" on Ice

March 12, 2008 By: Marshall Cutchin

Like the recent flushing of the Grand Canyon that chased anglers away for a week, the releases of water that create Colorado’s “Dream Stream” are susceptible to the whims of engineers and water managers and even the occasional mechanical breakdown. A downstream pipeline problem may mean that until late April, flows will stay below those required to lure the fish out of the lower lake and into the 5-mile stretch that is normally packed with both anglers and trout.