OUT: Cutthroats threatened by brook trout competition and whirling disease

Division of Wildlife aquatics researcher Kevin Rogers (in yellow) examines a healthy male brook trout held by Gregor Deklava during a trapping project last fall at Trappers Lake. The project was designed to determine an estimated population of brook trout in the lake.



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Division of Wildlife aquatics researcher Kevin Rogers (in yellow) examines a healthy male brook trout held by Gregor Deklava during a trapping project last fall at Trappers Lake. The project was designed to determine an estimated population of brook trout in the lake.

A project to restore Colorado River cutthroat trout to Trappers Lake may have more unanswered questions than solutions. Trappers Lake, located at 9,600 feet elevation near the head of the…




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