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Arizona Fish and Game workers removed chub from Fossil Creek prior to using a chemical to kill all non-native fish in 2004. Workers then returned the roundtail chub to the stream to create a catch-and-release fishery.

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Comeback fish returns to Fossil Creek

State hopes to create blue-ribbon fishery in a restored Fossil Creek for the threatened Verde trout

The Verde trout have finally got a stream to call their own — the resurrected Fossil Creek. And that makes perfect sense.


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