Utah studying whirling disease resistant trout
The WD-resistant rainbow is a cross between the Harrison Lake strain and the German-bred Hofer strain and are from eggs supplied by the DOW.
Read the entire article here.
Whirling disease has become a big problem in Utah and not just for anglers. According to this article in the Salt Lake Tribune, sales of Utah trout and trout related products has dropped from $1.9 million in 1998 to just $560,000 in 2005.