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Contributions of hatchery fish to tailwater trout fisheries

Rainbow trout stocking


January 2019 - June 2021


State management agencies highly invest in hatcheries and stocking to improve fisheries. We are evaluating how stocked versus wild produced fish contribute to tailwater fisheries in Tennessee.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 4

Phd Students: 1

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 4

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 8

Scientific Publications: 30

Presentations: 82



Funding Agencies

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency


Tennessee Cooperative Fishery Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Tennessee Technological University
  2. Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey