cut throat trout http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Game and Fish plans to remove brook trout to restore native fish http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/game-and-fish-plans-remove-brook-trout-restore-native-fish <p>The Wyoming Game and Fish Department plans to remove non-native fish from a stream in the Bighorn National Forest, in order to restore a native fish that has nearly died out.</p><p>The agency would use a chemical to kill off brook trout and then re-stock the stream with Yellowstone cut-throat trout, which are native to Wyoming.</p><p>Assistant Fisheries Management Coordinator Mark Smith says cut-throats have not been able to compete with brook trout, which were introduced to the state in the 1930s. He says nearly 90 percent of the cut-throats in the Bighorns have died off already.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 23:50:54 +0000 Willow Belden 38078 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Game and Fish plans to remove brook trout to restore native fish