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Aerial Fish Stocking

Every other year, Oregon biologists dangle a device below a helicopter and drop young fish into high mountain lakes for the pleasure of Cascade anglers. The state takes precautions to sterilize many of the fish because most of the fish planted in Oregon lakes are not native to the region.

Producer - Vince Patton
Videographer & Editor - Nicholas Fisher
Videographer - Todd Sonflieth
Video & Photos Courtesy - Travel Oregon’s Grant’s Getaways, Or. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Historical Society

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Aerial Fish Stocking; Hiking from Portland to the Pacific Coast; Stormwater (2406)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2406
Original Broadcast: November 8, 2012