Category Archives: hatcheries

Wrote Register-Guard editorial to stop stocking the McKenzie River

Yesterday the Register-Guard ran an editorial I wrote with the Caddis Fly Shop’s Chris Daughters about removing or reducing hatchery rainbow trout in the McKenzie River. So far all of the response has been positive, but I’m pretty sure that … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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