What To Do About Virginia’s Brown Trout?

April 4, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

“On one day they issue warnings about the dangers of zebra mussels and rock snot, and the next day they release thousands of invasive brown trout into streams where they compete with native rainbow and brook trout.” That’s angler and author Jackson Landers talking about the competing policies of Shenandoah National Park officials — who want brown trout out of Park streams — and Virginia fisheries managers, who stocks state streams with thousands of brown trout each year. From Ted Strong of the Daily Progress.