|Scientists want to breed fish to be better biters
Updated Apr 25, 02:35 AM
In a lifetime of fishing for winter steelhead on Oregon's Alsea River, Stan Steele has seen it get harder and harder to hook into hatchery-bred fish. Instead, he has found he is more likely to hook the wild variety, whose numbers have declined. A growing body of evidence is showing that Steele's experience is not some fish story, but the result of natural selection. Wild fish, which generally ...