Fishing for cutthroat trout

Rising From The Shadows: The Return Of The Cutthroat Trout

First Aired Saturday, July 11, 2009

Journey into an underwater world and discover one of the West's oldest wild animals first discovered and named on the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Journey into an underwater world and discover one of the West's oldest wild animals first discovered and named on the Lewis and Clark expedition. "Rising from the Shadows" uses breathtaking underwater imagery to reveal the dramatic world of the Cutthroat Trout as they encounter fierce predators, changing habitat and the threat of hybridization with other species. Viewers will meet the scientists, anglers and artists who are making an unprecedented historic attempt to help the Cutthroat rise from the shadows of decline. Directed by Justin Lubke and produced by David Scheerer for KUSM/MontanaPBS, MSU Bozeman. 

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Rising From The Shadows

Executive Producers: Tom McMahon, Ken McDonald and Bruce May. 
Producer: David Scheerer.
Director/Editor:
 Justin Lubke.
Writers: Justin Lubke & Shasta Grenier.
Additional writing: Marshall Riggan.
Technical Advisors: Ken McDonald, Tom Palmer, Bruce May and Mike Gurnett.
Narrator: Michael Sexson. 
Music: Troy Dunn, James Lee, Mark Grenier.

Financial and technical support for this production was provided by:  Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks; Idaho Department of Fish and Game; Wyoming Game and Fish Department; Utah Division of Wildlife Resources; ColoradoDivision of Wildlife; Nevada Department of Wildlife; New Mexico Department of Game and Fish; Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife; Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife; California Department of Fish and Game; U.S.D.A. Forest Service;U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service; National Park Service and the Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee.

A production of KUSM-TV and the Western Division of American Fisheries Society including the following WDAF Chapters; Montana, Bonneville, Idaho, Arizona/New Mexico, and Colorado/Wyoming. 

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