For the Morning News-Bill Kotowski
It was a sight to see at Jensen Grove on Friday morning as Idaho Fish & Game officials dropped 2,700 rainbow trout into the lake. The department plans to do another drop next month equating to about 5,000 fish for recreational fishing at the popular lake.
There was indeed something "fishy" going on in Blackfoot Friday morning as Idaho Department of Fish & Game (IDFG) officials dropped 2,700 rainbow trout into Jensen Grove Lake for recreational fishing.
Paul Martin, IDFG fish culturist, said that the fish are a little disoriented when they're first dropped from the water tank into the lake but that they adapt after a few hours. He stressed that the fish are sterile so that they cannot cross breed with the native cutthroat.
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