Re: NANFA-- Spawning in high water/non-point

Bruce Stallsmith (
Sun, 27 May 2001 15:51:20 -0400

> By no means am I in desert country (west Michigan), yet I have
>experienced several instances where the fish seek refuge from turbid water
>during flash floods. In a trout stream just down from my house, I used to
>flyfish for shiner minnows because the trout were no longer living in this
>downstream section of the watershed (operations have blocked off vital
>springs, and over-fishing greatly reduced brown trout populations). I
I would say you're lucky if brown trout have been eliminated. As an exotic
species they rate right up there with largemouth bass for destructive

--Bruce "Choose your _Salmo_ carefully" Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL

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