1919 bad year for fish drought

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1919 bad year for fish drought - WILL PLANT PRICKLY Mun-taua PEAI WITHJBRAYLING...
WILL PLANT PRICKLY Mun-taua PEAI WITHJBRAYLING WARDEN DF.HART ANNOUNCES SHIPMENT WILL BE PUT IN STREAM NEAR HELENA BKO YEAR "FDR" THE FISH i to Madimn Country Show ream Coinf Dry and Trout Have Hard Strligf In— Plant Fry in Bigger cieck lie stocked soon with giayliug fry to demon urate whether the species will mature in tills stream It is claimed that a number of years ago grayling were tried" and grew rapidly. They have nearly all been fished owl .anglers say, so the ii.iv.ic ardeit will experiment, heavily hy placing a large number ot t.iem in in. This. will be attcmtoii to as soon n; a nnniDcr oi ninei um>- um>- s arranged for are out of the way. Warden Deilart returned yester day from the Madison section ami during his trip took ill the Vcllow-slonc Vcllow-slonc Vcllow-slonc country. He found the streams ml many of tliein gone dry. 1 lie temperature oi the water ui me ui>- ui>- per Madison dam, which ordinal ily is around <lb and "IS degrees in the sum mer registers cm, wiulii ia u.*ti i^L trout. Fi.h.Lo.i to Be Heavy . "The loss of fish this year will he heavy. I am afraid"" lie said. "The spawn along the shallow places of the creeks was quickly exposed by receding ot the water and accordingly accordingly did not hatch. Then. too. many fish have hern Insl in the Irrigation ditches which have absorbed nearly the entire flosv of some creeks.

Clipped from The Independent Record29 Jun 1919, SunPage 5

The Independent Record (Helena, Montana)29 Jun 1919, SunPage 5
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