Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Tennessee
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Tennessee Project

Contributions of hatchery fish to tailwater trout fisheries

January 2019 - December 2022


Participating Agencies

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Rainbow trout stocking

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