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Photo of the Week: Casting Call

This is part of a weekly series, published fresh on Thursday mornings.


Without the Platte River, Denver probably wouldn’t exist. In the city’s infant stages, it was a gathering spot to build a town around. Today, we love to play in it from the headwaters out to the Plains, just like these fishermen. Bonus: Read more about the Platte’s not-so-clean water here. —Natasha Gardner

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