Yellowstone Cutthroat Future Bleaker Than Ever

November 27, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

Despite the gill-netting of predatory lake trout and other management efforts, the number of native cutthroat in the Yellowstone drainage continues a precipitous decline. “The cutthroats face major threats from non-native lake trout and from whirling disease, a European malady that infests the lake and some of its major spawning tributaries.” Scott McMillion in the Bozeman (Montana) Daily Chronicle.