Outdoors Report: Managing Montana’s fish population

Outdoors Report: Managing Montana’s fish population

News Type: State Source: KPAX
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ANACONDA – Montana has 59 native fish species and many of them face hard times.

We take a look at how state fish biologists balance managing all of Montana’s fish in this week’s Outdoors Report.

State fish biologist Jim Olsen has dual responsibilities — to conserve Montana’s native fish, like cutthroat trout and also provide angling opportunities for non-native fish like brook and brown trout.