hatchery trout

  • Voices from the river Featured TROUT Magazine

    Put, take … and eat

    Early season trout fishing on the high desert of Idaho

    There’s a little desert trout stream that catches runoff from the Bitterroot and Lemhi ranges in eastern Idaho, and it’s easy to get to, even during spring “mud season.” The creek isn’t anything terribly special, really. It’s managed for water delivery and as a put-and-take fishery—its habitat is pretty marginal, given its high gradient and…