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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Sauger egg collection runs smoothly


May 31, 2017


The sauger research group examines sauger caught that day on the Big Horn River in Basin on May 22.

BASIN - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, along with Colorado State University research student Dan Cammack, completed their collection of sauger eggs from the Big Horn River in Basin on May 23-25.

The collection is the beginnings of a study that looks to determine how temperatures affect sauger in their early stages of life.

"The egg take itself went really, really well," said Wyoming Game and Fish Cody Region Fisheries Supervisor Sam Hochhalter. "This was the big field effort to start the experiment. Twenty thousand eggs was the goal and we went over that Thursday morning. The eggs fr...

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