Angling clubs of various piscatorial persuasions are pitching in to help fish biologists with projects that could boost fishing for everyone.
The Spokane Walleye Club has been helping several days a week at Banks Lake since April 10 to catch female walleyes and collect eggs for hatchery spawning.
The Spokane Fly Fishers this summer will continue work started last year to build 53 weirs in Calispell Creek to improve trout spawning habitat.
The Inland Empire Fly Fishing Club has been helping biologists take eggs for special projects from trout in Stevens County rearing lake.
The North Idaho Flycasters recently hauled in and placed 6 tons of gravel and timbers into a tributary of Hayden Lake to improve trout spawning areas.