Trout Unlimited offers reward for fish stockings - KFBB.com News, Sports and Weather

Trout Unlimited offers reward for fish stockings

Posted: Updated:

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A fishing advocacy group is offering a $10,000 reward for information on individuals suspected of illegally stocking non-native fish in several Montana lakes.

Montana Trout Unlimited offered the reward for information leading to the apprehension and conviction of those responsible for planting northern pike in Lake Mary Ronan, smallmouth bass in Seeley Lake and walleye in Noxon Reservoir.

The group says introduced fish can harm native species by preying on them, spreading disease and harming water quality.

To report information on illegal stocking of fish, contact Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks at 17/88007/8TipMont, or Montana Trout Unlimited at 406-7/8543-0054.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

Sports

  • Sports
  • Community

  • Community
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Max Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.