Cash for South Fork Rainbow Trout

 

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Way back in 2010 the Idaho Fish and Game Department, with assistance from Trout Unlimited, triggered fiery arguments with introduction of a then-revolutionary “Cash For Marked South Fork Rainbows” plan. The concept was to use sportfishing pressure to protect the river’s native cutthroat trout from growing encroachment, spring spawning hybridization and living space competition from a burgeoning population of more aggressive but introduced rainbows.

LINK (Jackson Hole News and Guide)

 
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