Update: Westslope Cutthroat Trout Action by Feds is Floundering
June 1, 2017
June 2017 Wildlands Advocate article, by Joanna Skrajny
I recently had the opportunity to tour the McLean Creek area. While many of you may know McLean Creek as the Mecca for mud boggers, you may not know that it also contains what biologists consider to be one of the last remaining populations of genetically-pure westslope cutthroat trout. Dave Mayhood is an aquatic ecologist who has extensively researched Silvester Creek, which he believes is one of only a few remaining pure populations of this species.