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
July 6, 2023
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, sickfish.mt.gov, 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...