The fingerling's adipose is clipped for later identification.
Bob Bachman shows how to anesthetize fingerlings in a clove oil solution.
Volunteers distribute the fish throughout the stretch.
Rises could be seen within minutes of stocking.
Trout in their new home.
Matt Kofroth, Watershed Coordinator for Lancaster Conservation District, outlines the approaching task.
Matt mans the portable shocker while students wait with nets for stunned fish.
Bob Bachman, PA Fish Commissioner, who first proposed this experiment, looks on.
A nice brown trout, with intact adipose fin, so not one of ours.
Any trout caught are quickly given to the DTU volunteers who record their data.
Carp don't count.
Another healthy brown trout, but again, still with its adipose.
This one bears the scars of a close encounter with a Great Blue Heron.
No, it's still a carp, no matter how big it might be.
That's a caddis on the clipboard.
A nice rainbow, migrant from up- or downstream.
Fat and healthy and without an adipose fin.
Surveyed fish are carefully measured.
Year-old fish recovered from the first survey.
Second survey done in September 2010.
PA F&BC personnel l-to-r Dave Nihart Biolgist Aide, Tom Greene Coldwater Unit Leader, Mike Kaufmann Area Fisheries Manager SE PA.
Floating fish are suckers which were not studied.
Fin-clipped brown trout stocked a year previously.
Rainbow trout, from up- or downstream of the property.
Brown trout w/o clipped adipose, so migrant.