programs & events
The Steelhead Genetics Project (SGP) is a cooperative research project that seeks volunteer angler participation with sample collections. The SGP will provide critical information to advance rehabilitation efforts for Steelhead in the Minnesota waters of Lake Superior.
1. Evaluate hybridization between hatchery-raised Kamloops Rainbow Trout and naturalized (wild) Steelhead.
For further information contact: MNsteelheader@gmail(DOT)com or the MD DNR at: 218-302-3272 | Superior.Fisheries@state.mn.us
Lake Superior Area Fisheries Office
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Spawning Interactions of hatchery and naturalized anadromous form rainbow trout in Lake Superior Tributary
Lower fitness of hatchery and hybrid rainbow trout compared to naturalized populations in Lake Superior tributaries
Simulating effects of nonintrogressive hybridization with a stock hatchery strain of rainbow trout on the sustainability and recovery of naturalized steelhead populations in Minnesota waters of Lake Superior.
Evaluation of Madison, Donaldson, and Kamloops strains of rainbow trout in Lake Superior. - 1981
Comparative Survival of naturalized steelhead, feral kamloops, and their hybrids during egg and fry stages. - 1996
Rainbow trout Management summary for Minnesota waters of Lake Superior - 2012