Cash for Rainbows on Idaho’s South Fork Snake River

rainbow-trout-292mm-mackayhatcherypond3-23-20101On Idaho’s South Fork Snake River, a bounty is being offered for non-native rainbow trout, in an effort to save the river’s native Yellowstone cutthroats. Idaho Fish and Game, along with TU, have developed a competition with cash incentives for anglers to bring harvested rainbows to the Fish and Game headquarters in Idaho Falls. Anglers could win up to $1,000.  Read more about the state’s plan to save the native fish in the river. A video tells anglers what to do when fishing there.

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