Fishing for Cutthroat trout

Oncorhynchus clarkii
16K logged catches • 239K followers

Cutthroat trout usually inhabit and spawn in small to moderately large, clear, well-oxygenated, shallow rivers with gravel bottoms. Since the cutthroat ambushes its prey, it can be found in typical holding cover such as log jams, eddies, large boulders, etc.

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Water type

Saltwater / Freshwater / Mixed

Common depth

? - 656 ft

Maximum age

10 years

IUCN Status

Endangered

Source: Fishbase

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