• Ertel, B.D., T. E. McMahon, T. M. Koel, R. E. Gresswell, and J. C. Burckhardt. 2017. Life history migrations of adult Yellowstone cutthroat trout in the upper Yellowstone River. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 37:743-755. PDF
  • Dockery, D., T. McMahon, K., Kappenman, and M. Blank. 2017.  Swimming performance of sauger (Sander canadensis) in relation to fish passage. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, in press. PDF
  • Dockery, D., T. McMahon, K. Kappenman, and M. Blank. 2017. Evaluation of swimming performance for fish passage of longnose dace using an experimental flume. Journal of Fish Biology 90: 980-1000. PDF
  • McMahon, T., L. Albertson, B. Kerans, and P. Taylor. 2017. Teaching the teachers: a trout stream ecology course for science teachers. Presentation at World Trout Congress, Bozeman, MT. Sept. 2017.
  • Boyer, J., C. Guy, M. Webb, T. Horton, and T. McMahon. 2017. Reproductive ecology, spawning behavior, and juvenile distribution of Mountain Whitefish in the Madison River, Montana. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 37:189-195. PDF
  • Boyer, J., C. Guy, M. Webb, T. Horton, and T. McMahon. 2017. Gear Comparison for Sampling Age-0 Mountain Whitefish in the Madison River, Montana. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 37: 189-195. PDF
  • Uthe, P., R. al-Chokhachy, A. Zale, B. Shepard, T. McMahon, and T. Stephens. 2016. Life History Characteristics and Vital Rates of Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout in Two Headwater Basins. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 36: 1240-1253.
  • Kenison, E. K., Litt, A., Pilliod, D. R., McMahon, T. 2016. The role of habitat complexity in predator-prey dynamics between an introduced fish and larval salamander. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 94, 243-249.
  • Kenison, E. K., Litt, A., Pilliod, D., McMahon, T. 2016. Larval long-toed salamanders incur nonconsumptive effects to morphology and life-history traits in the presence of introduced trout. Ecosphere, 7, e01258.
  • Sedell, E.R., R.E. Gresswell, and T.E. McMahon. 2015. Predicting spatial distribution of postfire debris flows and potential consequences to native trout in headwater streams. Freshwater Science 34:1558-1570.  PDF 
  • McMahon, T.E., R.G. Gresswell, M.P. Mayfield, and J.P. Naughton. 2013. Fisheries and water quality response to Superfund remediation in SIlver Bow Creek and the upper Clark Fork River, Montana. Final Reports to Natural Resources Damage Program, Montana Dept of Justice, and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
  • Muhlfeld, C.C., S.R. Thorrold, T.E. McMahon, and B. Marotz. 2012. Estimating westslope cutthroat trout (Oncorhychus clarkii lewisi) movements in a river network using strontium isoscapes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69:906-915.PDF 
  • Neudecker, R.A., T.E. McMahon, and E.R. Vincent. 2012. Spatial and temporal variation of whirling disease risk in Montana spring creeks and rivers. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 24:201-212. PDF
  • McMahon, T.E. 2011. Review of NMFS Draft Recovery Plan for the North Central California Coast Domain: Northern California Steelhead, California Coastal Chinook Salmon, and Central California Coast Steelhead. Report to Center for Independent Experts.  
  • Guy, C.S., T.E. McMahon, W.A. Fredenberg, C.J. Smith, D.W. Garfield, and B.S. Cox. 2011. Diet overlap of bull trout and lake trout in recent sympatry in Swan Lake, Montana. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 2:183-189. PDF
  • Sestrich, C.S., T.E. McMahon, and M.K. Young. 2011. Influence of fire on native and nonnative salmonid populations and habitat in a western Montana basin. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140:136-146. PDF
  • McMahon, T., J. Robison-Cox, J. Rotella, T. Horton, and B. Kerans. 2010. Trout population responses to whirling disease epizootics in Montana rivers. Pages 195-202 in Proceedings of the Wild Trout X Symposium, Sept 2010, West Yellowstone, MT. PDF
  • McMahon, T., J. Robison-Cox, J. Rotella, T. Horton, and B. Kerans. 2009. A before-after, control-impact comparison of the effects of whirling disease epizootics on trout population dynamics in Montana rivers. Final report, National Partnership on Management of Wild and Native Coldwater Fisheries, Montana Water Center. 112 p. PDF
  • Muhlfeld, C.C., T.E. McMahon, D. Belcer, and J.L. Kershner. 2009. Spatial and temporal spawning dynamics of native westslope cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi), introduced rainbow trout (O. mykiss), and their hybrids. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 66:1153-1168. PDF
  • Muhlfeld, C.C., T.E. McMahon, M.C. Boyer, and R.E. Gresswell. 2009. Local habitat, watershed, and biotic factors influencing the spread of hybridization between native westlope cutthroat trout and introduced rainbow trout. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 138:1036-1051. PDF
  • Muhlfeld, C.C., S.T. Kalinowski, T.E. McMahon, M.L. Taper, S. Painter, R.F. Leary, and F.W. Allendorf. 2009. Hybridization rapidly reduces fitness of a native trout in the wild. Biology Letters 5:328-331. PDF
  • Burford, D.D., T.E. McMahon, J.E. Cahoon, and M. Blank. 2009. Assessment of trout passage through culverts in a large Montana drainage during summer low flow. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 29:739-752. PDF
  • Zymonas, N., and T.E. McMahon. 2009. Comparison of pelvic fin rays, scales and otoliths for estimating age and growth of bull trout, Salvelinus confluentus. Fisheries Management and Ecology 16:155-164. PDF
  • McMahon, T.E., B.A. Bear, and A.V. Zale. 2008. Use of an annular chamber for testing thermal preference of westslope cutthroat trout and rainbow trout. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 23:55-63. PDF
  • McMahon, T.E., A.V. Zale, F.T. Barrows, J. Selong, and R. Danehy. 2007. Temperature and competition between bull trout and brook trout: a test of the elevation refuge hypothesis. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136:1313-1326. PDF
  • Bear, E.A., T.E. McMahon, and A.V. Zale. 2007. Comparative thermal requirements of westslope cutthroat trout and rainbow trout: implications to species interactions and development of thermal protection standards. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136:1113-1121. PDF
  • McMahon, T., and W.J. Matter. 2006. Linking habitat selection, emigration, and population dynamics of freshwater fishes: a synthesis of ideas and approaches. Invited keynote presentation to "International Symposium on Behaviour and Ecology of Freshwater Fish: Linking Ecology and Individual Behaviour", Danish Institute of Freshwater Fisheries Research, Silkeborg, Denmark. Aug 2004. Subsequent article:  Ecology of Freshwater Fish 15: 200-210. PDF
  • Zymonas, N.D., and T.E. McMahon. 2006. Effect of pelvic fin ray removal on survival and growth of bull trout. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 26:953-959. PDF
  • McMahon, T.E. 2006. Review of NOAA-Fisheries Biological Opinion on Effects of Proposed Central Valley (CA) Project Changes on Listed Fish Species. NOAA Southwest Fisheries Center and Center for Independent Experts. PDF
  • Munro, A.R., T.E. McMahon, and J.R. Ruzycki. 2006. Where did they come from? Natural chemical markers identify source and date of lake trout introduction in Yellowstone Lake. Yellowstone Science 14(2): 4-12. PDF
  • Blank M, Cahoon J, Burford D, McMahon T and Stein O. 2006. Studies of fish passage through culverts in Montana. IN: Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Ecology and Transportation, Eds. Irwin CL, Garrett P, McDermott KP. Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC: pp. 647-661. URL:http://escholarship.org/uc/item/7q19086f
  • Jaeger, M.E., A.V. Zale, T. E. McMahon, and B.J. Schmitz. 2005. Seasonal movements, habitat use, aggregation, exploitation, and entrainment of sauger in the lower Yellowstone River: an empirical assessment of factors affecting population recovery. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 25:1550-1568. PDF
  • Watschke, D.A., and T.E. McMahon. 2005. A lightweight modification of the McNeil core substrate sampler. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 20:795-797. PDF
  • Munro, A.R., T.E. McMahon, and J.R. Ruzycki. 2005. Natural chemical markers identify source and date of introduction of an exotic species: lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) in Yellowstone Lake. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62:79-87. PDF
  • Hartman, G.F., and T.E. McMahon. 2004. Aspects of fish reproduction and some implications of forestry activities. Pages 143 to 168 IN T.G. Northcote and G.F. Hartman (eds.). Fishes and Forestry- Worldwide Watershed Interactions and Management. Blackwell Science.
  • Rich, C.F. Jr., T.E. McMahon, B.E. Rieman, and W.L. Thompson. 2003. Local habitat, watershed, and biotic features associated with bull trout occurrence in Montana streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 132:1053-1064PDF
  • Munro, A.R., T.E. McMahon, S.A. Leathe, and G. Liknes. 2003. Evaluation of batch marking small rainbow trout with coded wire tags. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 23:601-605. PDF
  • Downing, D.C., T.E. McMahon, B.L. Kerans, and E.R. Vincent. 2002. Relation of spawning and rearing life history of rainbow trout and susceptibility to Myxobolus cerebralis infection in the Madison River, Montana. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 14:191-203.PDF
  • Nelson, M.L., T.E. McMahon, and R.F. Thurow. 2002. Decline of the migratory form in bull charr, Salvelinus confluentus, and implications for conservation. Environmental Biology of Fishes 64:321-332. PDF
  • Selong, J.H., T.E. McMahon, A.V.Zale, and F.T. Barrows. 2001. Effect of temperature on growth and survival of bull trout, with application of an improved method for determining thermal tolerance in fishes. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 130:1026-1037. PDF
  • McMahon, T.E., and W.M. Gardner. 2001. Status of sauger in Montana. Intermountain Journal of Sciences 7:1-21. PDF
  • Jakober, M.J., T.E. McMahon, and R.F. Thurow. 2000. Diel habitat partitioning by bull charr and cutthroat trout during fall and winter in Rocky Mountain streams. Environmental Biology of Fishes 59:79-89. PDF
  • McMahon, T.E. 1999. Status of sauger in Montana. Final Report to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Helena. 94 pp. PDF
  • Jakober, M.J., T.E. McMahon, and R.F. Thurow. 1998. Role of stream ice on fall and winter movements and habitat use by bull trout and cutthroat trout in Montana headwater streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 127:223-235. PDF
  • McMahon, T. 1998. Managers as Shamans. Presidents Corner, The Outlet, Montana Chapter American Fisheries Society newsletter.
  • McMahon, T.E., A.V. Zale, and D.J. Orth. 1996. Aquatic Habitat Measurements. Pages 83-120 IN B. Murphy and D. Willis, (eds.). Fisheries Techniques, 2nd edition. American Fisheries Society.
  • McMahon, T.E., and D.H. Bennett. 1996. Walleye and northern pike: boost or bane to Northwest fisheries. Fisheries 21(8):6-13.PDF
  • Dalbey, S.R., T.E. McMahon, and W. Fredenberg. 1996. Effects of electrofishing pulse shape and electrofishing-induced spinal injury on long-term growth and survival of wild rainbow trout. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 16:560-569. (Received best paper award for 1996, NAJFM) PDF
  • Magee, J.P., T.E. McMahon, and R.F. Thurow. 1996. Spatial variation in spawning habitat of cutthroat trout in a sediment-rich stream basin. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 125:768-779. PDF
  • Endicott, C.L., and T.E. McMahon. 1996. Development of a TMDL (total maximum daily load) to reduce nonpoint source sediment pollution in Deep Creek, Montana. Montana Dept. of Environmental Quality Rept. 103 pp.
  • McMahon, T.E., S.R. Dalbey, S.C. Ireland, J. Magee, and P.Byorth.1996. Field evaluation of visible implant tag retention by brook trout, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, and Arctic grayling. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 16:921-925.
  • McMahon, T.E., and S.H. Holanov. 1995. Foraging success of largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides at different light intensities: implications for time and depth of feeding. Journal of Fish Biology 46: 759-767. PDF
  • McMahon, T. 1992. Potential impacts of the introduction of walleye to the fishery of Canyon Ferry Reservoir and surrounding waters. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Rept.
  • McMahon, T.E., and L.B. Holtby. 1992. Behaviour, habitat use, and movements of coho salmon smolts (Oncorhynchus kisutch) during seaward migration. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 49: 1478-1485. PDF
  • McMahon, T.E., and D.S. deCalesta. 1990. Effects of fire on fish and wildlife. Pages 233-250 IN J. Walstad (ed.). Natural and Prescribed Fire in Pacific Northwest Forests. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis.
  • McMahon, T.E., and G.F. Hartman. 1989. Influence of cover complexity and current velocity on winter habitat use by juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 46: 1551-1557. PDF
  • Holtby, L.B., T.E. McMahon, and J.C. Scrivener. 1989. Stream temperatures and interannual variability in the emigration timing of coho salmon smolts and fry and chum salmon fry from Carnation Creek, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 46: 1396-1405.  PDF
  • Matter, W.J., R.W. Mannan, E.W. Bianchi, T.E. McMahon, J.H. Menke, and J.C. Tash. 1989. A laboratory approach for studying emigration. Ecology 70: 1543-1546.
  • McMahon, T.E., and J.C. Tash. 1988. Experimental analysis of the role of emigration in population regulation of desert pupfish(Cyprinodon macularius). Ecology 69: 1871-1883. PDF 
  • McMahon, T.E., and G.F. Hartman. 1988. Variation in the degree of silvering of wild coho salmon smolts migrating seaward from Carnation Creek, British Columbia. Journal of Fish Biology 32: 825-833. PDF
  • Hartman, G.F., J.C. Scrivener, and T.E. McMahon. 1987. Saying that logging is either 'good' or 'bad' for fish doesn't tell you how to manage the system. Forestry Chronicle 63: 159-164. PDF
  • McMahon, T.E., and R.R. Miller. 1985. Status of the fishes of the Rio Sonoyta Basin, Arizona and Sonora, Mexico. Proceedings Desert Fishes Council 13-15: 237-245.
  • McMahon, T.E., and J.C. Tash. 1979. Effects of formalin (buffered and unbuffered) and hydrochloric acid on fish otoliths. Copeia 1979: 155-156.
  • McMahon, T.E., and J.C. Tash. 1979. Use of the chemical senses by threadfin shad to detect food, predators, and conspecifics. Journal of Fish Biology 14: 289-296.
  • McMahon, T.E. and B.Kynard. 1979. Avoidance of an antitranspirant by mosquitofish. Southwestern Naturalist 24: 87-92.
  • author/coauthor, Habitat Suitability Models (1982-85) for creek chub, channel catfish, walleye, warmouth, spotted bass, coho salmon, and chum salmon. USFWS Biol. Rept. Series.