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Best Hooks for Trout Fishing

If you’re looking for the best trout hooks, look no further!  Trout are sensitive and have great sight, so you will need to use the right tackle like small hooks in order to catch them. We’ve compiled a list...

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Steelhead Trout

Steelhead trout, the anadromous version of the rainbow trout, is a one of a kind fish with an interesting story. These Pacific salmon relatives are found throughout the United States and thrive differently depending on...

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Rainbow Trout Facts and Species Info

oncorhynchus mykiss The rainbow trout is a hardy fish that thrives in regions across the United States and other countries, making it one of the world’s most popular game fish. There are various rainbow trout species...

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California Golden Trout

The California Golden trout is the state fish of California, and it is one of the most colorful trout in the world. It’s sometimes referred to as the “fish from heaven,” and many consider it the most beautiful of the...

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Splake

The Splake, aptly named because it’s a cross between the male Brook trout (or speckled trout) and the female Lake trout, is also known as the “wendigo” fish. It’s often found in bodies of water...

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Lake Trout

Lake Trout are the biggest type of freshwater char you will find. Large and voracious, these fish can make for a fun afternoon on the water. Many lakes today are stocked with trout, offering fantastic angling...

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Dolly Varden

When you first lay eyes on a Dolly Varden, the first word that might come to mind is “trout.” But you’d be wrong in thinking that this light-spotted fish is anything but a coldwater char. The Dolly Varden was once...

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Brook Trout

salvelinus fontinalis Before fishing, it’s important to know about and understand the species of fish you’ll be targeting. This is a comprehensive look at brook trout, ranging from information about their biology to...

Cutthroat Trout

The cutthroat trout is a species of freshwater fish related to rainbow trout. This striking fish is growing in popularity as a sport fish in the southeast, but the cutthroat is native to cold, clear streams in western...

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Apache Trout

Interested in catching an Apache trout? Here’s everything you need to know.  Species Description The Apache Trout is a rare and beautiful trout species found only in the high mountains of Arizona. The Apache...

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Gila Trout

The Gila trout is one of the most beautiful and treasured species of trout in the United States. Though widespread conservation efforts have increased the Gila’s numbers, historic environmental change and...

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Marble Trout

The marble trout is a rare species and is only native to the Adriatic region of Europe around Slovenia and the Northeastern part of Italy.  Primarily in the waters and tributaries of the Soca River.   Origin...

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Brown Trout

Brown trout are highly prized game fish and offer a fun challenge for both novices and experienced anglers. They are incredibly picky and may follow a lure without ever taking it. They also love to hang out in places...

Palomino Trout

Palomino Trout

Other Names: Golden Rainbow Trout, Albino Trout The Palomino Trout, or Oncorhynchus mykiss, is an artificially bred hybrid variant of the rainbow trout. Known for its distinctive deep yellow coloring, the Palomino Trout...

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Tiger Trout

Other Names: Salmo trutta × Salvelinus fontinalis Part of the joy of fishing is identifying your catches. If you’re unfamiliar with the type of fish you might be reeling in, now is the time to dive into some tasty...

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Bull Trout

Bull trout are a threatened species of salmonids that live in the cold waters of the Puget Sound and elsewhere in the Pacific Northwest. They are one of the northernmost freshwater fish and can grow to more than 20...

The Best Bait for Trout Fishing

If you are looking for the best trout bait, look no further.  Whether you are trout fishing on lakes, streams or rivers, you will need the best baits to catch more trout this season.  There are numerous baits...

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The 14 Types of Trout Species

Many people do not realize there are 14 different types of trout in North America and around the world.  Trout fishing is one of the most popular types of fishing behind bass. There are several things attributed to...

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Trout Fishing Tips for Beginners

Trout are one of the most popular game fish in the world.  It’s not an easy sport so you’ll need all the help you can find in order to start catching trout on a regular basis.  We break down the...