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Fri., Nov. 15, 2013, 12:03 p.m.

Biologists eye rules to protect Bitterroot River trout


 Drew Miller of Missoula pauses with a cutthroat trout caught while dry fly fishing on the Bitterroot River.  (Rich Landers)
Drew Miller of Missoula pauses with a cutthroat trout caught while dry fly fishing on the Bitterroot River. (Rich Landers)

Cutthroat trout deaths on Montana river may prompt regulation change
Over the past two years, reports of dead cutthroat trout on the upper reaches of Montana's Bitterroot River have launched an investigation by the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks to determine if fishing regulation changes are warranted to adjust to warming temperatures and higher water temperatures.

--Ravalli Republic




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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