Tippets: “Brooke Trout” Spring Arrival Forecast, “Drinking Man’s Guide,” Boise Bull Trout, Steelhead Life Cycle
- Chattanooga Chuck, the Tennessee Aquarium’s woodchuck (also known as a groundhog), gets by with a little help from his friends on his most busy day of the year. Among them, Brooke Trout, whose forecasting skills go back 100 years.
- Pete MacDonald and friend are done in by a professional.
- Bull trout in the Boise River system seem to be thriving — which may be attributed to the reservoirs in the area, which provide an abundance of food.
- In light of the recovery plan proposed for the Santa Ynez River steelhead, former EPA attorney Joan Harmann produces a concise write-up on the steelhead life cycle, and what makes a fish a steelhead rather than a rainbow trout.