Shocking in small tributary streams to Soda Butte Creek is fairly easy because the stream stretches are short before they go straight up.
Removing brook trout from Soda Butte Creek has been difficult through shocking like this because the fish hide under the many downed logs that create habitat in the stream.
Protecting Yellowstone cutthroat trout habitat in Soda Butte Creek may mean removing all brook trout via poison.
The view of the Yellowstone River from the suspension bridge near the Hellroaring Creek trailhead highlights the difficult terrain and rapids below where a Georgia man went missing on Monday.
Visitation to Yellowstone National Park is up this year compared to the first seven months of last year.