Posted by: Bob Payne | August 7, 2011

Species recovery plan in motion for Alberta’s cutthroat trout

Simple pleasures once came with fishing for westslope cutthroat trout. The brightly coloured fish, dotted with black speckles and so-named for the red-orange streak that runs under its mouth, swims and spawns in the cold freshwater rivers in some of the prettiest and most rugged places in Alberta. Cutthroats were once so plentiful that they could be carted away by the wagonload.

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