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Plan revised for saving Kootenai River white sturgeon

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Federal officials are revising a 1999 plan as part of a strategy to recover endangered white sturgeon in the Kootenai River in northern Idaho and western …

Lake Roosevelt opens to white sturgeon fishing June 15

A surging sturgeon population in Lake Roosevelt has prompted fishery managers to allow harvest fishing for the second year in a row.

Spill water encourages sturgeon breeding

Spilling water over Libby Dam may have aided endangered Kootenai River sturgeon this spring by coaxing the giant fish upriver to better spawning grounds. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers …

Feds scramble to save Kootenai River sturgeon

As efforts falter to save North America’s largest freshwater fish — a toothless beast leftover from the days of dinosaurs — officials hope to stave off extinction by sending more …

Tribe restoring sturgeon habitat

BONNERS FERRY – Four-inch long sturgeon frolicked in a hatchery tank – comically flipping onto their backs to feed, then wriggling right side up. Barely a year old, they looked …