Invasive Brown Trout? (by Brett French)
By angelamontana

Posted: November 29, 2018

Although Montana anglers love their brown trout because they grow big and smash lures and flies, fact is they are an invasive species. First transplanted to Montana in 1889, brown trout now occupy most of the major rivers in Montana. More capable of surviving in warmer waters, brown trout have thrived and are crowding out natives like westslope and Yellowstone cutthroat trout. To find out more about this popular species and its effect as an invasive species, check out my story 0n at

(written by Brett French – Outdoors Editor for the Billings Gazette/Montana Untamed)

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