Arctic Grayling

Thymallus arcticus

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Basic Information






Arctic Grayling (Thymallus arcticus) facts, description, habitat, range, pictures and fly fishing tips to help you catch and identify the fish.


Hudson Bay northwest to Alaska

What does the Arctic Grayling look like?

Arctic Grayling have silver bluish gray sides and anterior dark spots. The back is a bluish black to purple.

How to catch Arctic Grayling

Widely availble in most rivers in suitable climate. For a challenge, tie your fly in the Salvage River in Denali National Park.

Arctic Grayling Facts

Arctic Grayling prefer cold waters of mid-sized to large rivers and lakes. They do return to smaller rocky streams to breed.

Arctic Grayling Distribution

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