|• Significant fluctuations in abundance occur
between years at fishways.
|• Indications indicate that declines have
occurred in rainbow trout runs.
|• This supports anecdotal reports from anglers
that populations were down.
|• At the same time increased stocking levels at
some tributaries has resulted in increased abundance of stocked fish in
|•Although declines have occurred stocking may
have helped to dampen the effects of declining populations it masked the loss
of natural reproduction.