We take off in a fire-engine red and white Cessna 185, modified for this flight in particular. While there is no passenger seat in this bush plane, the tiny hitchhikers inside are embarking on the most important journey of their lives.
Every year, high-altitude lakes in Colorado are stocked with native cutthroat trout by the Department of Wildlife. These remote lakes are inaccessible by car. While some fish ride in packed on horseback, others are dropped 150 feet from a plane at the flip of a switch.