Flaming Gorge Dam
is a 149-m-high dam with a multilevel discharge structure located 100 km upstream from the confluence with the Yampa River.
While trucks and trailers were prohibited from crossing Hoover Dam and passenger vehicles were subject to search by state highway patrol officers at checkpoints on either side, truck traffic still moved freely over the crest of Flaming Gorge Dam
and across the Glen Canyon Dam Bridge.
As Behnke and Benson (1983:22) pointed out, "If it were not for the stark example provided by the passenger pigeon, such rapid disappearance of a species once so abundant would be almost beyond belief." Negative effects of altered flows and reduced water temperatures downstream of Flaming Gorge Dam
were postulated as main causes for the demise of bonytails in affected reaches of the Green River, but as Kaeding et al.
As part of the species' recovery plan, effects of diminished waterflow are being addressed in areas such as the Flaming Gorge Dam
, on the Green River in Wyoming--one of the Colorado River's tributaries.
Finally, and most importantly to the permitted guide services on the Green River, are corrections and additions to the list of businesses that would be more than willing to give you a fishing report (besides the Breer report) and provide information about the Green River below Flaming Gorge Dam
. Each person has his own opinion on what is happening on the river, how it is fishing, and how to fish it.
In perhaps the most controversial change, the famed Green River has been closed to live bait fishing below Flaming Gorge Dam
. Officials hope this will give more fish a chance to attain a large size.
Fish and Wild-life Service to re-regulate waterflow of the Green River at Flaming Gorge Dam
in Wyoming to replenish riparian ecosystems in Canyonlands National Park and Dinosaur National Monument below the dam.
It remained that way until the late 1950s construction of Flaming Gorge Dam