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Didymo found in South Holston River, in Tennessee. Photo by Dr. Justin Murdock, Tennessee Tech University (Click link at bottom of page for high-resolution photos) Media Contact: Jodie B. Owen 919-707-0187 jodie.owen@ncwildlife.org

Trout Anglers Should Take Precautions after Discovery of Nuisance Algae

WHITTIER, N.C. (Jan. 25, 2016) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advises trout anglers fishing in western North Carolina waters to be especially diligent when cleaning their fishing equipment after didymo, a nuisance algae, was found in the Tuckasegee River in Jackson County. Researchers from Tennessee Tech University collected cells…

Sylva, Webster, Dillsboro Join Mountain Heritage Trout Waters Program in N.C.

Sylva, Webster, Dillsboro Join Mountain Heritage Trout Waters Program in N.C.

Three Jackson County towns — Sylva, Webster and Dillsboro — recently joined the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Mountain Heritage Trout Waters Program. Nearly 9 miles of trout streams in Sylva, Webster and Dillsboro are now classified as Mountain Heritage Trout Waters, where anglers can fish with a $5 Mountain Heritage…

Researchers Work to Keep Rare Fish Off Endangered Species List

Joint release between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Written by Gary Peeples, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 30, 2008)–On the bank of the Little Tennessee River, downstream from the town of Franklin, biologists squeeze tiny yellow eggs from a fish…