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

South Dakota Staff Member

Jeremy Kientz

Jeremy Kientz - trout



Jeremy grew up in the Black Hills of western South Dakota. After high school, he joined the U.S. Navy for 4 years. Jeremy graduated from Black Hills State University in 2012 with a BS in Environmental Biology. He is working on his master's degree studying rainbow trout ecology in the Black Hills with Dr. Steve Chipps.

Research Interest

Currently working with Dr. Steve Chipps on his master's degree, Jeremy is studying the rainbow trout population within the Deerfield Reservoir and the Castle Creek tributary system in the Black Hills.

Presentations Presentation Date
Kientz, J.L., S.R.Chipps, and J.L. Davis. 2016. Evaluation of Stable Isotope Analysis and Otolith Microchemistry for the Classification of Wild and Hatchery Origins and Natal Stream Origins of Rainbow Trout in the Deerfield Reservoir System, South Dakota. Annual meeting Dakota Chapter American Fisheries Society, Spearfish, SD. 2016-02-21
Technical Publications Publication Date
Kientz, J. 2016. Survival, abundance and relative predation of wild rainbow trout in the Deerfield Reservoir system. Final Report, Project F-15-R, Study 1525, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre, SD 2016-05-31