8 Reasons to Protect the Lower Platte River

Fishing

Fishing

Highly varied riverflows account for a great diversity of habitats and fish species. Since 1987, approximately 48 fish species, including the federally endangered Pallid Sturgeon, have been documented in the Lower Platte River.

Studies done on angler use, angler interest and economic values of fishing in the Lower Platte River found that anglers fished an average of 41 days a year on the river and were most affected by water quality, water quantity, and the presence of natural beauty.