Fishing for Brook trout

Salvelinus fontinalis
79K logged catches • 640K followers

The brook trout inhabits clear, cold mountain streams and lakes and prefer to remain undercover submerged logs and rocks. Approach the area from downstream cautiously and cast upstream as they can be shy. In large rivers, they stay close to rapids and waterfalls as they like bubbles, they're also found in deep pools.

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Fishing forecast


Water type

Saltwater / Freshwater / Mixed

Common depth

3 ft - 26 ft

Common length

10 in

Maximum age

24 years

IUCN Status

Not evaluated

Threat to humans

Potential pest

Source: Fishbase

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