Green River Star -

Warmer waters threaten fish


Air and water temperatures are rising and river flows are coming down and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Green River fish management staff is very concerned about the impacts to both fish and anglers in the Green River.

“Trout experience significant mortality at prolonged exposure to water temperatures greater than 75 degrees Fahrenheit and brief exposure to temperatures over 80 degrees are lethal,” said Green River Fisheries Supervisor Robert Keith. “As water levels drop and water temperatures rise we are asking anglers fishing on the river to monitor water temperatures whi...

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