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
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.
Aquatic environments; Fish hatcheries; Environmental education; Connecting people with nature; Exhibits;
White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery has been selected by the Fisheries Division of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as one of only two hatcheries in the country to serve as a pilot location for their National Outdoor Classroom Initiative.