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A new decal seeks to help anglers spare wild steelhead in Minnesota

While steelhead populations are down from their peak a half-century ago, they’re reproducing reasonably well in some North Shore rivers in Minnesota. (Stock photo)

Officials at Minnesota Sea Grant are offering a new, quick-and-easy educational tool to help anglers distinguish between wild steelhead and coho and Chinook salmon caught in Lake Superior and its tributary streams and rivers.
The organization has a free “Know the Fish. Know the Reg” decal that explains the visual differences between the fish, which are considered near-doppelgangers by anglers, guides, and state natural resources officials.

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