Maryland stocks diseased trout

May 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Trail Boss News

800px-BigHoleRiverRainbowTrout A shipment of some 8,000 rainbow trout used to stock several Western Maryland streams earlier this months was found to contain some fish with whirling disease, the Department of Natural Resources has reported. In a wicked twist of fate, on March 21 Maryland became the first state to enact a ban on felt-soled waders worn by anglers to help prevent the spread of aquatic diseases. Candus Thompson in the Baltimore Sun.



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