Lahontan Cutthroat Trout

Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi

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Basic Information

Order

Salmoniformes

Family

Salmonidae

Size

Lahontan Cutthroat Trout are generally up to 39 inches in length.

Weight

Lahontan Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi) facts, description, range, pictures and fly fishing tips to help you catch and identify the fish.

Range

California, Nevada, Oregon.

What does the Lahontan Cutthroat Trout look like?

Lahontan Cutthroat Trout are greenish in color, have a pale red stripe along it's sides with irregular spotting and the distinctive reddish coloration along the lower jaw.

How to catch Lahontan Cutthroat Trout

Try your luck at Pyramid Lake in Nevada.

Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Facts

Lahontan Cutthroat Trout is state fish of Nevada and have been extrapolated from more than 90% of their stream historic range and remain in less than 0.5 percent of their historic lake range.

Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Distribution



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