trout http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Salmon Research In The Northwest Could Help Wyoming Fish http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/salmon-research-northwest-could-help-wyoming-fish <p>A study by several University of Wyoming researchers on salmon spawning in the Pacific Northwest could help pacific fish populations as well as Wyoming trout numbers. Clifford Riebe is an assistant professor in UW's Geology Department and helped author the study.</p><p>The report says certain kinds of riverbeds help salmon spawning and since trout and salmon are closely related Riebe says managers in both areas could use the data to grow fish populations.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:15:38 +0000 Jordan Giese 55432 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Salmon Research In The Northwest Could Help Wyoming Fish Study: Cutthroat decline means grizzlies eat more elk http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/study-cutthroat-decline-means-grizzlies-eat-more-elk <p></p><p>A new study shows that the decline in native cutthroat trout has had dramatic impacts on the migratory elk herds in the Greater Yellowstone Area.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p><p>Lead Researcher Arthur Middleton and others were studying the decline of elk herds in the region, and they determined that grizzly bears were playing a greater role in those deaths than they realized.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p><p>The illegal introduction of lake trout into Yellowstone Lake has harmed the cutthroat trout population.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 00:34:20 +0000 Bob Beck 40786 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Study: Cutthroat decline means grizzlies eat more elk