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FWP launches new public portal to report sightings of sick or dead fish

Portal to assist FWP’s response to trout population declines in Jefferson Basin

HELENA - As part of the department’s response to declining trout populations in the Jefferson Basin, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks today launched a new web portal to collect information from members of the public who see sick or dead fish.

The new portal,, enables Montanans and visitors to our state to report a description of sick or dead fish, including details on the location. Participants are encouraged to upload a photo to assist FWP biologists.

Though FWP is interested in this information statewide, the department is particularly interested in reports from southwest Monta...


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