Collected and released by Cleveland Metroparks staff while gathering fish to stock a stream fish display tank for a visitor center.
The fish had a jig in its mouth from an encounter with a fisherman - the salmon won that battle since the mono was broken off a few inches from the jig. The lure was removed prior to release.
56 trout observed behind a canon School
Is this a sack of fish eggs?
Dead fish caught up in fishing line.
"Probably: Oncorhynchus mykiss"
(Outlet of Round Lake - Tributary to Pend Oreille River)
Stream Width: 20 feet
Substrate: silt, sand, gravel
Canopy: shrubs (alder, willow)
Water Temperature: 45 F
Brook trout app. 10 inches in length
Westslope cutthroat - native
Brook trout, rainbow trout, largemouth bass - introduced
Salmonidae are a family of ray-finned fish, the only living family currently placed in the order Salmoniformes. It includes salmon, trout, chars, freshwater whitefishes and graylings. The Atlantic salmon and trout of genus Salmo give the family and order their names.