Shock on the South Fork: Rainbow eradication divides anglers

Photo by: Bob Wick, BLM (CC BY 2.0)

As anglers take to the water this year, they will again share the South Fork of the Snake River with Idaho Department of Fish and Game crews electroshocking fish in an effort to boost native cutthroat trout numbers. Fish and Game began removing non-native rainbows and cutbows in 2018, but some fishing guides object to removing thousands of trophy trout from the South Fork.

LINK (via Jackson Hole News and Guide)


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