hybrid fish

Chance Kirkeeng, a fisheries biologist for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, holds a tiger muskie from Upper North Crow Reservoir in Curt Gowdy State Park that was collected this spring. The tiger muskie was 24.6 inches long and weighed 3.9 pounds. The fish were introduced into the reservoir in an attempt to control sucker populations.

LARAMIE — A hybrid species of carnivorous fish introduced into Upper North Crow Reservoir in Curt Gowdy State Park several years ago is getting big enough to give anglers a good fight.

Tiger muskellunge, also known as tiger muskies, are the sterile hybrid offspring of muskellunge and northern pike.

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