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  • Darter Collecting 2021

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A few MAS members participated in darter collecting this May.  These photos have been shared with us.

darters 21 old mill stream.480A small fast-flowing stream that harbors Rainbow darters.

darters 21 collecting.480The collecting technique. Two people hold down the seining net and one or more participants scuffle their feet as they walk toward the net. The darters flee and hopefully end up in the net.

darters 21 rainbows.480Rainbow darters

darters 21 johnny.480Johnny Darters

darters 21 assortment.480An assortment of the catch, before they are sorted by species.

A summary report was published on the Amazonas website.