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POPULATION PROJECT

Facility helps grow bull trout numbers in local stream

 

October 27, 2022

Annie Wooden

A juvenile bull trout waits to be tagged by an Avista fisheries technician at the facility near the mouth of Graves Creek. Fish are tagged each day and transported down river to mature.

An Avista facility near Thompson Falls is being touted as a success in helping grow local bull trout populations. Avista has been capturing and tracking bull trout at the mouth of Graves Creek since 2002 using weir traps. In 20 years of improving the process to capture more fish, company represen...



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