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Why Not Release Whitefish?

August 13, 2004 By: Marshall Cutchin

That’s the question Bruce Rich, Region 3 fisheries biologist for the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks asks when he finds dead whitefish that have been given the “Montana handshake.” Whitefish are, after all, a native species and don’t interfere with trout populations. Nick Gevock in the Bozeman Chronicle. (Thanks to reader John DeVault for this link.)