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Steve Griffin: Here’s why I care about Lake Superior coaster brook trout

Few people had heard of “coaster” brookies when the late George Roberts caught this brook trout in the mid 80s. (Photo courtesy of Steve Griffin)

Why should I care about restoring coaster brook trout to Lake Superior and its shoreline tributaries? Because they’re native, they’re spectacular, they’re fascinating – and we put them on the ropes.
Yes, and especially because they swim in a bit of mystery. Coaster brook trout are big-water-roaming versions – Trout Unlimited calls them a “life history variation” – of stream brook trout.

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