Restoring Lahontan Trout in Nevada

An unlikely coalition of partners in Nevada (including miners, ranchers, government agencies, conservation groups) are working to restore habitat for native Lahontan Trout, which presently occupy only eight to nine percent of their historic stream range and less than one percent of their historic lake range.

“Our role in the fish’s demise is precisely what gives hope for its recovery,” explains Zeb Hogan on NewsWatch, “we know that our activities can have tremendous influence on aquatic environments, but it’s up to us to decide whether our influence is positive or negative, restorative or destructive.” Via National Geographic.

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  • searider

    Having fished Pyramid Lake and seen what a Loahontan of five pounds or more feels like on the end of your line, I agree that this is a wonderful project EXCEPT when it involves the removal of other Trout that have become part of the ecosystem as a result of the Lahontan absence. There has to be balance……..