Submission Number: UBR-DEIS-00016 

Received: 11/9/2020 2:04:41 PM
Commenter: Tyler Young
Organization: Broken Pipe Ranch
State: Utah

Agency: STB
Initiative: Uinta Basin Railway EIS
Attachments: No Attachments
Submission Text
At the terminus of all routes, except the Craig route, the plans indicate a new bridge across the Price River at Kyune. The Price River in this location is downstream and within a mile or two of what the State of Utah considers a "Blue Ribbon" fishery. Through my business, Broken Pipe LLC, I own the property where the bridge will cross the Price River. I've fished this location many times and it's nothing short of magical. This is a spawning area for Brown Trout. I've seen several Redds (spawning areas) in the exact location where the bridge will cross the river. This is a slow moving spot perfect for trout habitat. I would hope and request that any improvements in this area not simply be concrete culverts that destroy the fishery in this area. I request that structure be added in this area and walkable fishing bridges or passageways.