Freshwater Fishes; Fishes; Fishes; Recreation; Sport Fishing; Wildlife refuges; Togiak National Wildlife Refuge; Togiak Gallery
Wildlife Biologist Rob MacDonald holding Rainbow Trout. Resident fish such as the Rainbow Trout draw anglers from around the world to Southwest Alaska. Catch-and-release fishing is encouraged to conserve these fish and is required in some areas.
Fisheries management; Fishes; Work of the Service; Field Offices; Kenai Fishes and Wildlife Field Office; Kenai FO Gallery
Tissue samples from this rainbow trout and others in the Mat-Su valley were collected and analyzed as part of the National Wild Fish Health Survey. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Pathology Lab, Anchorage
Recreation; Sport Fishing; Fishes; Fishes; Trout; Alaska; Rainbow; Trout; Fly Rod
Alaska angler Paulo Wolcoff with a native rainbow trout caught with a fly rod on a southcentral Alaska stream. It takes a dedicated angler ready to brave cold, windy spring weather to bring these hard fighting fish to shore. The trout was released...
A young Alaskan and his grandfather went out for a day of fishing near Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The grandson caught his first fish. It is a rainbow trout, 18 1/2 inches long and 11 1/2 inches around.
Children; Connecting people with nature; Fishing; Leisure activities; Sport fishing; Fishes; Recreation
Brandon, age 4, with his first rainbow trout. He caught the fish while out rainbow trout fishing with his grandfather who is a US Fish and Wildlife employee in Alaska (Region 7). The trout was caught in a small lake near a national wildlife refuge...
Recreation; Sport fishing; Fishing; Alaska; Children In The Outdoors; Trout; Rainbow; Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
A youngster gleefully watches his first fish being netted, a fat 17 inch rainbow trout; as his father and grandfather celebrate with him. The family outing was on a small lake near the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Swan Lake Canoe System
Sport Fishing; Rainbow Trout; Outdoors; Recreation; Family; Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
A four year old Alaska youth poses with his first fish. The 17 inch rainbow give him quite a time as it made several long runs, jumped a foot or more into the air many times and then dove for the bottom. The youngster still talks of the fish and...