Officials poison fish to make way for native trout

Sep 15 2012 - 4:32pm

SPIRIT LAKE -- Utah wildlife officials are killing every fish in a group of high-elevation lakes and streams to make way for a restocking of native Colorado River cutthroat trout.

They dumped the fish-killing rotenone into waterways of the Uinta mountains, about 100 miles east of Salt Lake City.

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http://www.xploreutah.net/story/officials-poison-fish-make-way-native-trout

 

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