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Drought, heat, fire force fishing ban on stretch of Colorado River

In this Oct. 14, 2020, file photo, a fisherman tries his luck in the Colorado River near Burns, Colo. Drought-induced low water flows, critically high water temperatures and sediment runoff from wildfire burn scars that starve trout of oxygen prompted Colorado wildlife officials on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, to impose a voluntary fishing ban along a 120-mile stretch of the Colorado River. (Chris Dillmann/Vail Daily via AP)

In this Oct. 14, 2020, file photo, a fisherman tries his luck in the Colorado River near Burns, Colo. Drought-induced low water flows, critically high water temperatures and sediment runoff from wildfire burn scars that starve trout of oxygen prompted Colorado wildlife officials on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, to impose a voluntary fishing ban along a 120-mile stretch of the Colorado River. (Chris Dillmann/Vail Daily via AP)

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