Diamond Lake’s boom and bust

After a dose of poison and 70,000 stocked rainbow trout, fisherman can once again pound Diamond Lake. The Register-Guard reports that anglers are catching the “Biggest Fish Of Their Lives“. But at what cost? This isn’t the first time ODFW has poisoned and restarted this artificial ecosystem. And it won’t be the last. What impact does it have on the surrounding wilderness areas? The Umpqua Watershed Council has some ideas.


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Matt Stansberry currently lives in Eugene, Oregon with his wife and son.
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