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Wyoming Fish Species

Arctic Grayling
Black Bullhead
Black Crappie
Bonneville Cutthroat Trout
Brook Trout
Brown Trout
Burbot (Ling)
Channel Catfish
Colorado River Cutthroat
Common Carp
Creek Chub
Cutbow Trout
Cutthroat Trout
Flathead Chub
Freshwater Drum
Gizzard Shad
Golden Shiner
Grass Carp
Green Sunfish
Lake Chub
Lake Trout
Largemouth Bass
Longnose Sucker
Mountain Whitefish
Northern Pike
Rainbow Trout
River Carpsucker
Rock Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Snake River Cutthroat
Tiger Muskie
Tiger Trout
White Crappie
White Sucker
Yellow Perch
Yellowstone Cutthroat

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Brown Trout
A close relative of the Atlantic salmon, brown trout were brought to North American waters from Europe. Brown trout have thrived in America, having been introduced into 45 of the 50 states.  They are one of the more popular trout species, possibly due their reputation as a more difficult fish to catch, and in part due to their higher tolerance for warmer waters than other trout species.
Brown trout are frequently dark to golden brown along the back, sometimes with brassy appearance. Their yellowish sides are marked with dark brown to black spots, mixed with orange to red spots often haloed in pale blue. The belly is typically whitish. Breeding males often develop a hooked jaw. 
Brown trout spawn are fall spawners, starting in late October, sometimes extending into December. Redds are typically dug by the females in gravelly riffles. After the eggs are fertilized the female covers them with fine gravel, then fry hatch the following spring. The diet of adult brown trout includes insects and their larvae, crustaceans, mollusks, amphibians, small rodents and other fish.  Brown trout often actively feed during the day, as long as they are undisturbed. Larger fish typically become more active at night. 

Most Recent Brown Trout Forum Posts
browns 04.22.15 by culinarypunk
new fork river 11.06.14 by culinarypunk
high flows and a long skinny brown 05.28.14 by culinarypunk
Brown Trout Articles, Blogs, & Podcasts
Blog: Fresh Water Drum 07.27.15 by David Coulson
Blog: Fishing Staycation - Days Four through Six 06.26.15 by David Coulson
Blog: Filling Commitments 06.09.15 by David Coulson
Blog: Rocky Mountain High 06.03.15 by David Coulson
Blog: The Fishexplorer Comunity 05.18.15 by Rob Stout
Blog: Early Ice Fishing Techniques 12.30.14 by Austin Parr
Blog: Fifteen, But Who’s Counting? – Oh, I Am! 10.17.14 by David Coulson
Blog: Skip the Dunkin Donuts 08.05.14 by Alan Peak
Blog: Rocky Mountain National Park Waters Added 05.17.14 by Tom McInerney
Blog: People are Starting to Come Outside 04.14.14 by Alan Peak
Wyoming Brown Trout Photos by Fish Explorer Members
by Flyrodn - 20 inch brown by Flyrodn - 20 inch Brown by culinarypunk - by Gatorjorden - by Steelhead - by Steelhead - by McKale - by culinarypunk -