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Catching Rainbow Trout

Rainbow trout are one of the most popular types of this salmonid species. When it comes to trout and other fish, there are a few main types of lures to choose from for the best fishing experience. Spinners are one...

guy catching a trout

What Size Leader For Trout?

When you’re getting ready to go trout fishing, it’s essential to bring the right size and type of leader. The last thing you want is to scare away all the trout with your cast. On the other hand, you’ll want to be...

trout eating a frog

Do Trout Eat Frogs?

Trouts enjoy a diverse diet all year round. They’re known to snack on flying insects, worms, crustaceans, and even other smaller species of fish. Therefore, it’s not out of the ordinary to wonder, “do trout eat frogs...

rainbow trout

Trout Facts

There are several trout facts that make this fish unique. Trout are part of the salmon family, found in streams, lakes, and oceans around the world. Their distinctive speckled coats, along with their tendency to leap...

trout caught ice fishing

What Do Trout Eat in the Winter?

Trout are cold-blooded animals. When the weather turns from warm to freezing, their metabolism slows down, meaning they can eat less during the winter months. As water levels lower, the trout moves to find a deep pool...

trout scales

Do Trout Have Scales?

Trout are a large and diverse family of fish. Across the globe, they come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, and colors. Looking at some specimens that are especially tiny or smooth-textured, it can be difficult to see any...

The teeth of the trout

Do Trout Have Teeth?

It may shock you the first time you open up a trout’s mouth to find a double row of fangs inside. Unlike most fish, trout have several sharp teeth that can become very large as the fish grows.   It’s never a good...

whole grilled trout

Is Trout Healthy to Eat?

You’ve heard of the health benefits of fish, but not all seafood dishes are created equal. Some fish contain levels of mercury that can become dangerous if you have too much.    Thankfully, trout gets a high...

trout spawning in a creek

When Do Trout Spawn?

Spawning is an important part of trouts’ lives (especially the steelhead variety, who return from the sea to spawn). So we can’t blame you if you start to wonder when do trout spawn?   Because there are so many...

dog eating a trout

Can Dogs Eat Trout?

You love trout and can’t wait to sink your teeth into every catch. But what about your dog? He works hard by your side, keeping you company during long trout fishing trips, so it’s only fair that he should share part of...

trout living in its habitat

Where Do Trout Live?

Trout are so common that it seems like you can find them everywhere. While that’s not exactly true, they certainly are widespread across the globe. So, where do trout live? Here, we’ll take a look at where in the world...

big steelhead trout

Is Steelhead Trout or Salmon?

Steelhead is the same species as rainbow trout, and both are a type of ray-finned fish in the salmon family. Confused fishers often wonder, “is steelhead trout or salmon?” because it acts like salmon.   Trout often...

River trout with dill on Shabbat kosher

Is Trout Kosher?

People often think that kosher food is that which a rabbi has blessed, but the word means “fit” or “appropriate.” God proclaimed that vegetarianism is the ideal diet, but specific qualities make animals acceptable for...

uncooked raw trout

Can You Eat Trout Raw?

Anglers who catch saltwater fish talk about eating a fish right after they reel it in, but if you are inland, can you eat trout raw? You can in a pinch, but it’s not the best idea since trout are freshwater fish.  ...

large steelhead trout

How Big Do Trout Get?

If you’re wondering how big do trout get, keep in mind that an average size trout is about ten to twelve inches long.  If you’re fishing and catch a smaller trout than that, toss it back to give it a chance to grow...

small sized hook for trout fishing

What Size Hook for Trout?

When you’re fishing for trout, having the right hook can make all the difference towards a successful catch. Trout tend to be observant fish, so you need something small enough that it doesn’t attract...

trout fishing on a stream

When is Trout Season?

It’s hard to answer the question of when is trout season.  That’s because you can find these beautiful fish in countries all over the world, on every continent except for Antarctica. Naturally, each location will...

catching a trout on a lure

Must Have Lures for Trout Season

I’ve been fishing for trout the last 40 years since I was a little kid (yea, I’m getting old).  Since then, I have bought and used every lure and color possible to catch trout.  There have been...