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Brad Neuschwanger
Brad Neuschwanger

​​​​​​​​Fish Research Hatchery Manager

Contact Information

5500 West County Road 50C

Bellvue, CO 80512

Phone: 970-482-1141



  • B.S., Fisheries Biology  — Colorado State University, 1998

Current or Recent Positions

  • Fish Research Hatchery Manager — Colorado Parks and Wildlife, 2010-Present

  • Hatchery Technician V — Colorado Division of Wildlife, 2007-2010

  • Hatchery Technician III — Colorado Division of Wildlife, 2004-2007

  • Research Associate II — Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit, 2003-2004

Current or Recent Research Projects

  • Hofer strain formalin experiment

  • Maintain and produce resistant rainbow trout strains including Hofer and Harrison Lake      varieties and their crosses

  • Supply CPW and federal hatcheries with Hofer and Harrison Lake eyed eggs for production

  • Produce native cutthroat trout for experiments, brood stock development and brood stock replacement at Poudre Rearing unit and Glenwood Springs Hatchery

  • Boreal toad rearing and marking evaluations

  • Trappers Lake Iodine sensitivity experiment

  • Noftsger reservoir growth study

Areas of Interest/Expertise

Fish Culture, spawning, creating working aquaculture systems to run aquatic experiments.​


See Eric Fetherman​, Kevin Rogers​, or Ge​​​orge Schisler​ for publications.​