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.
According to catch data from over 14 million anglers on Fishbrain, these are the top baits used to catch Cutthroat trout. Click on a bait to learn more, or buy it directly from our shop.
Download the app to log your first catch and the baits you used.
No one has caught any Cutthroat trout on Fishbrain yet, so we can't suggest a water to catch them at yet!