Capturing steelhead on the Potlatch River

This week IDFG personnel installed a screwtrap in the Potlatch River. Screwtraps capture juvenile steelhead leaving their natal streams on their journey to the Pacific Ocean.

 
IDFG personnel checks a juvenile screwtrap/ Photo by Brian Knoth
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IDFG/ Photo by Brian Knoth

 

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Tiege Ulschmid for IDFG

Adult steelhead jumping Big Bear falls in Potlatch River Basin