rainbow trout Idaho Universities Partner On Research To Preserve Western Species By James Dawson • Sep 21, 2018 Suzba / Flickr Creative Commons Rainbow trout and sagebrush could hold the keys to preserving our iconic western landscape. Idaho’s public universities are partnering to study both species for the next five years. Listen Listening... / 1:20 Click 'play' to hear the audio version of this story. Idaho Man Lands Near-Record Fish And An Even Better Story From The Boise River By James Dawson • Nov 17, 2017 Bambi Waidelich It’s a near-miss lunker. Jason Waidelich had the catch of a lifetime on the Boise River this month when he hooked a rainbow trout that weighed a whopping 19.25 pounds.