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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
Golden Trout
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

Lakes with Cutthroat Trout on FishExplorer
Rivers with Cutthroat Trout on FishExplorer
Green River - Fontenelle to Flaming Gorge

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Cutthroat Trout
Cutthroat trout encompass large group of related salmonoids that populated most of the western United States.  Some of the better known species include the Bonneville, Lahontan,  Rio Grande, Colorado River, Snake River, Greenback, and Yellowstone to name a few. Due to a large number of factors, including introduction of “exotic” species and habitat degradation, many cutthroat species today are in danger of being lost, and even some populations that are healthy have been genetically degraded due to stockings of rainbows and other cutthroat species.
As the name implies, the bright reddish-orange slash on the throat is a major distinguishing mark of these numerous species.  Many of the species are so similar morphologically that only expects are able to tell them apart and even then sometime genetic testing is necessary to conclusively differentiate between them.
Cutthroat trout inhabit relatively clear, cold streams, rivers, and lakes.  Their preferred temperatures range from 40 to 60 degrees.  These spring spawners typically build their redds in gravel riffles after the river flow have abated. 
 Intensive harvest by anglers has affected the abundance and size structure of most species.  This is in part a result for the readiness of cutthroat to take a fly or lure, making them rather popular with anglers.

Most Recent Cutthroat Trout Forum Posts
Grand Teton NP - Lakes 08.27.15 by richpeace
Cutthroat Trout Articles, Blogs, & Podcasts
Blog: Anti-Troutite, not really 03.14.21 by Jeff Wagner
Blog: Winter and early spring float tubing 03.05.20 by Bill Prater
Blog: Another Great Trip 04.03.17 by Bill Prater
Blog: Montana FIshing Trip - Day 3 07.04.15 by Tom McInerney
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
Blog: Trouting from a Kayak 12.30.13 by Brady Garrett
Recent Wyoming Cutthroat Trout Photos by Fish Explorer Members
by eholm - Bear river strain cutty by Segan - Nice one, caught on ice jig & waxworm.  1/9/21 by MtnTempo - Caught on flicker shad by Steelhead - by Steelhead - by FlyFishingJoe - by reconfisher - 19 1/2 in cutthroat by reconfisher -