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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Bringing back the cutthroat

Wyoming Game and Fish holds trout reintroduction meeting in Worland

 

January 27, 2018

COURTESY/Wyoming Game and Fish

Wyoming Game and Fish is holding community meetings to discuss the reintroduction of native Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout to three areas in Northern Wyoming.

WORLAND – Designated the state fish in 1987, the Yellowstone cutthroat trout, a native to Wyoming before settlement and once abundant, is scheduled to be reintroduced to the Absaroka, Beartooth and Big Horn Mountains, but ahead of the measure, Wyoming Game and Fish officials are taking public input from interested anglers and outdoors enthusiasts.

Thursday, in Worland, a group of wildlife officials led by Cody Regional Fisheries Supervisor Sam Hochhalter met with a half dozen residents to take recommendations before holding similar meetings in Cody (Jan. 29) and Lovell (Jan. 31).

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