Fontenelle Fishing Report
Fontenelle Reservoir is currently at elevation 6501 ft (89% full) and releases are approximately 1,500 cfs. The July final forecast decreased from the June mid-month volume of 710,000 acre-feet (98 percent of average) to 650,000 acre-feet (90 percent of average).
Fontenelle will be operated to accommodate the decreasing forecast volume.
Therefore, Monday, July 11, 2016, at 8:00 a.m., releases from Fontenelle will be decreased to 1,000 cfs according to the following schedule:
After the final change at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, releases will remain 1,000 cfs until further notice. All times identified are local time (Mountain Prevailing Time) and not hour ending.
Heather E. Patno
Upper Colorado Region
Bureau of Reclamation