Lahontan Cutthroat Make a Comeback

April 26, 2013 By: Erin Block

Once considered extinct, the Lahontan cutthroat trout, estimated to be the largest trout native to North America, have been the focus of restoration efforts by the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe as well as the federal government. Now they’re experiencing a renaissance, and the complex history and future of this “salmon trout” is examined by Nate Schweber in The New York Times, with accompanying photographs by Max Whittaker.