USFWS: Anglers Aiding Salmon Recovery

For Anglers in Lake Champlain Basin, Salmon Fishing is a Science

Most anglers remember their first catch: the tug on the line, the rush of adrenaline, the ear-to-ear grin in the keepsake photo.

In the 1970s, anglers in Lake Champlain and its tributaries started experiencing another memorable first: the first Atlantic salmon caught in the basin in more than a century.

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