Category Archives: ***** Creek Sampling

Genetic Facts should not be Overlooked in Pursuit of the Truth

__________________________________________________________ For decades now, genetic science has continuously been breaking new ground regarding the ability to identify specific trout species and their ancestral lineages. Though we are currently still without the ultimate identifiers that would tell the story of the … Continue reading

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Status Progress Update: Fish Biologist and Alvord Phenotypes

No doubt, we’ve been long overdue for reaching-out to the Klamath Hatchery to find out how the juvenile phenotypical Alvord cutthroat trout have been doing. And, long overdue for touching base with the ODFW Hines District Office of regarding their … Continue reading

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Sad or Sober News Can be the Most Difficult Kind to Report On

Sometimes it is so difficult to write a post about Alvord phenotypes . . .  Especially when the most recent news does not seem to be particularly encouraging, uplifting, edifying . . . Yet much as ‘beauty is in the eye … Continue reading

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Kudos to Shannon Hurn — Best Wishes on Her new Journey

We heard from Shannon Hurn today that the Guano Creek fish at the hatchery have finally started growing — and have shot up to an average of 100 mm.  We also were informed that Shannon will be leaving the Fisheries … Continue reading

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of Fisheries Biologists and a Remarkable Genetic History of Cutthroat Trout

Years ago we came across an article in the Lacrosse Tribune regarding a local Fisheries Biologist who was utilizing what were then deemed to be somewhat unorthodox methods for restoring native trout — yet his work yielded superlative results, and perhaps set a model … Continue reading

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To Save an Extinct Species — from Extinction

__________________________________________________________ Of course, as the title implies, that has been the dilemma (an oxymoron) and difficulty from the very beginning with this remnant of phenotypical Alvord cutthroat trout . . .

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Sometimes ― Hope Springs from the Tiniest of Miracles

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Hopefully Spring is Just Around the Corner of the 7th Winter

  __________________________________________________________ Native Trout Enthusiasts have hoped, against hope that by now a plan would be underway to at least protect and preserve the phenotypical Alvord cutthroat trout that can be found in ***** Creek.

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Added Complexity to the Puzzle ( Why Aren’t Rainbows Here? )

  The Mystery of the Guano Creek 1929 and 1934 Trout Introduction 

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