Bringing Back the Brooks – A Revival of the South’s Trout

BBbrookA short video of Sycamore Creek Brook Trout Restoration project in the Tellico watershed. (Link)  This is a well done video  that all of our members needs to see.

“The brook trout was native to not only the small headwater streams, but also to these larger rivers. We like to call it the jewel of the southern Appalachians,” said Jim Herrig, a fisheries biologist on the Cherokee National Forest who provides the historical perspective. “Unfortunately, because of activities that occurred back in the early 1900′s – devastation logging, road building and fire – the brook trout was almost eliminated from the southern Appalachians.”

Good fishing <((((<



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