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