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  • Company News
  • Posted May 02, 2016

Smith-Root Provides Community Outreach Help for Wild Fish Rescue Operation

In early April, 2016, Smith-Root staff assisted NW Wild Fish Rescue (Mr. Dave Brown and his volunteers) with the release of 2,000 wild Coho Salmon juveniles back into their home stream, Vancouver’s Salmon Creek. Smith-Root Senior Scientist, Carl Burger helped organize this event. Brown…

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  • Company News
  • Posted January 14, 2016

Invasive Carp Barrier Constructed in Southwest Minnesota

Illinois Lake is located near the town of Round Lake in Jackson County, a few miles north of the border with Iowa. The lake outlet flows southeast to the West Fork Little Sioux River. Invasive carp, including silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) and bighead carp (H. nobilis) are…

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  • Company News
  • Posted August 20, 2015

Smith-Root Commissions Two New Fish Barriers in Minnesota

Smith-Root commissioned two Graduated Field Fish Barriers (GFFBs) in the southcentral Minnesota town of Albert Lea in May and June, 2015. One GFFB is at the outlet of Albert Lea Lake, and the other is on Goose Creek, a short creek that connects two upstream lakes. Both barriers feature an…

  • Company News
  • Posted July 15, 2015

Jungle Adventures!

Written by Bill Beaumont — Smith-Root, Inc. UK representative French Guiana (FG) is an overseas department and region of France located on the northeast Atlantic coast of South America. It borders Brazil to the south, and Suriname to the west. The country has a very low population density…

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  • Company News
  • Posted April 01, 2015

Becoming a Certified Electrofishing Team Leader

Have you ever asked these questions: How do I get the most out of my electrofishing equipment? Is it a bad idea to stitch a net onto my electrofishing ring? Do you have special settings for lamprey? What is the difference between peak and average voltage? Fisheries professionals from…