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Nevada Trout Species
Trout - Sometimes known as
a "German Brown" because of its European origins.
In streams the coloring is a light brown with silvery
sides and pronounced black spots on the back whereas in
large lakes or in the sea the overall coloration is silvery.
The Brown is a wary fish that tends to feed at dusk or
Trout - California's state
fish. One of the rarer mountain trout species. With a
beautiful appearance in (and out of) the water, this trout
is one of the most sought after catches for many mountain
fisherman. Its flank is dark gold in color with speckles
of burnt orange. Dark spots line its top half, particularly
on the trout's back.
Trout - A common trout species,
especially in the lower elevation Sierra Nevada. Prefered
resevoir stock fish of the Dept. of Fish and Game. The
Rainbow's back has many dark spots and is a dark emerald
grey-green color. An off-white belly and rainbow pink
flanks are the features that gave this fish its common
Trout - Often found in high
elevation alpine lakes and brooks. This fish's back and
flanks are dark olive in color with a touch of amber.
Grey and red spots speckle its flanks and the Brook Trout's
belly can range from yellow to orange in color.
more information please refer to the High
Sierra Topix message board.