Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Photo Gallery
What does the Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout look like?
Yellowstone Cutthroat can be distinguished from other cutthroat subspecies in a few ways. The first being their larger black spots that cluster towards the tail, and by their gray, gold, or copper hues.
How to catch Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout
Catch a trophy in Henrys Fork in eastern Idaho or head over to Slough or Pebble Creeks in Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Facts
Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout feed primarily on insects, making it a prized catch for fly fisherman. Yellowstone Cutthroats have few things that threatening them. Competition from invasive trout such as Brook, Brown and Rainbows. Interbreeding with Rainbow creating "Cutbows." Habitat destruction and preyed on by large Lake Trout are also hurting the population.