Releasing rainbows into Leader Lake

Releasing rainbows into Leader Lake

A percentage of steelhead remain in hatchery ponds after volitional release, which means they are non-migrant, behaving like rainbow trout rather than steelhead. These are released for recreational fishing in nearby Leader Lake.
Image
Photo By/Credit
Steve Sox/USFWS
Ecosystem
Lake
Recreational Activity
Media Usage Rights/License
Public Domain
Subject tags
Fish hatcheries
Fishes
Fishing
Freshwater fish
Recreation