Category Archive: Mountain Fish

The Lure of the Cheesecake Trout


If you have caught a 12+ inch trout in Western North Carolina, chances are pretty good that it was raised at the NC Wildlife Resources Commission’s (WRC) Bobby N Setzer fish hatchery in… Continue reading

Daddy Darters: Responsible Father or Deceitful Womanizer?


Of the 850+ species of freshwater fish in the United States and Canada, over half exist in Southern Appalachia and many of them are unique to this region alone.  One charismatic and colorful… Continue reading