Nonnative Fish Management Technical Reports

Bestgen, K. R., and A. A. Hill. 2016. River regulation affects reproduction, early growth, and suppression strategies for invasive smallmouth bass in the upper Colorado River basin. Final report submitted to the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program, Denver, Colorado. Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Larval Fish Laboratory Contribution 187.

Breton, A. R, D. L. Winkelman, K. R. Bestgen, and J. A. Hawkins. 2015. Population dynamics modeling of introduced smallmouth bass in the upper Colorado River basin. Final report to the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program, Denver, Colorado. Larval Fish Laboratory Contribution 186.

Zelasko, K. A., K. R. Bestgen, J. A. Hawkins, G. C. White. 2014. Abundance and population dynamics of invasive northern pike Esox lucius, Yampa River, Colorado, 2004–2010. Final Report to the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program, Project 161b, Denver. Larval Fish Laboratory Contribution 185.

Breton, A. R, D. L. Winkelman, J. A. Hawkins, and K. R. Bestgen. 2014. Population trends of smallmouth bass in the upper Colorado River basin with an evaluation of removal effects. Final report to the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program, Denver, Colorado. Larval Fish Laboratory Contribution 169.

Johnson, B.M., B. Wolf, and P.J. Martinez. 2014. Chemically Fingerprinting Nonnative Fish in Reservoirs. Final Report of Project C18/19 to the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program.

Breton, A. R., J. A. Hawkins, K. R. Bestgen, D. L. Winkelman, and G. C. White. 2013. Escapement rates of translocated smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) from Elkhead Reservoir to the Yampa River. Final Report of Project 161 to the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program.

Skorupski, J. A., M. J. Breen, and L. Monroe. 2012. Native Fish Response to Nonnative Fish Removal from 2005-2008 in the Middle Green River, Utah. Utah Department of Natural Resources Final Report Project 144 to the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program.

Middle Yampa River Northern Pike and Smallmouth Bass Removal and Evaluation; Colorado Pikeminnow and Roundtail Chub Evaluation: 2004 - 2007.

Fitzpatrick, R.M. and D.L. Winkelman. 2009. Use of otolith elemental signatures in estimating sources of northern pike recruitment in the Yampa River, Colorado. Final Report Project 143 to the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program.

Fuller, M. 2009. Lower Yampa River Channel Catfish and Smallmouth Bass Control Program, Colorado, 2001-2006

Hawkins, J., C. Walford, and A. Hill. 2009. Smallmouth bass control in the middle Yampa River, 2003-2007

Badame, P.,et al, 2008. Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieu) Removal in the Middle Green River, Utah 2004-2006

G. Haines and T. Modde. 2007. A review of smallmouth bass removal in Yampa Canyon, with notes on the simulated effort needed to reduce smallmouth bass in the Green River subbasin

Bestgen, K.R.,et al, 2007. Native Fish Response To Removal Of Non-Native Predator Fish In the Yampa River, Colorado

Bestgen, K.R.,et al, 2007. Non-native fish removal in the Green River, Lodore and Whirlpool Canyons, 2002-2006, and fish community response to altered flow and temperature regimes, and non-native fish expansion

Johnson, B.M.,et al, 2007. Stable Isotope Analysis of Centrarchid Concentration Areas

S. Finney and G. Haines. 2008. Northern Pike Removal, Smallmouth Bass Monitoring, and Native Fish Monitoring in the Yampa River, Hayden to Craig Reach, 2004-2006

Bob D. Burdick. 2008. Removal of Smallmouth Bass and Four Other Centrarchid Fishes from the Upper Colorado and Lower Gunnison Rivers: 2004-2006

L. Monroe and T. Hedrick. 2008. Northern Pike (Esox lucius) Control in the Middle Green River, Utah 2001-2006

Brunson, R.,et al, 2007. Evaluation of nonnative fish escapement from Starvation Reservoir

Christopher G. Hill. 2005. Dynamics of Northern Pike Spawning and Nursery Habitat in the Yampa River, Colorado

Miller, W.,et al, 2005. Elkhead Reservoir Escapement

Hawkins, J.,et al, 2005. Northern pike management studies in the Yampa River, 1999-2002. Final report of Larval Fish Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins to Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver, Colorado.

Trammel, M.,et al, 2004. Nonnative cyprinid removal in the lower Green and Colorado rivers, Utah. UDWR publication 05-10.

Martinez, P.J., and N.P. Nibbelink. 2004. Colorado nonnative fish stocking regulation evaluation. Final Report of Colorado Division of Wildlife and Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center to Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program, Denver, Colorado.

Anita M. Martinez. 2004. An Evaluation of Nonnative Fish Control Treatments in Ponds along the Colorado and Gunnison Rivers, 1996-2002

Kitcheyan, D.C., et al, 2004. Evaluation of the Effects of Stage Fluctuations on Overwinter Survival and Movement of Young Colorado Pikeminnow in the Green River, Utah, 1999-2002

W. J. Miller and D. Laiho. 1997. Feasibility Evaluation of Non-Native Fish Control Structures

DRAFT REPORT: Elkhead Dam/Reservoir Fish Separation Preliminary Design Report

H. Tyus and J. Saunders, III. 1996. Nonnative Fishes in the Upper Colorado River Basin and A Strategic Plan for Their Control