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Bonneville Cutthroat Trout
Bonneville Cutthroat Trout in Wyoming
From Wyoming Fish and Game
- Body is greenish yellow to silvery gray
- Red to orange slash under jaw
- Spots are large, round and sparsely scattered, uniformly distributed
- Distinguished from rainbows by the lack of white tips on fins
- Distinguished from other cutthroat by its duller colors and uniform distribution of spots
The Bonneville cutthroat trout is also known as the Bear River cutthroat trout. In Wyoming,
it is native to the Bear River drainage. Cutthroat are spring spawners. The principle food of the cutthroat is plankton and aquatic insects in lakes, and aquatic insects in streams. Cutthroat over twelve inches often feed on small fish and crayfish.