Category Archive: Rainbow Trout Info

Jan 14

Rainbow Trout Info

I have always wondered where and how the government of Alberta acquired their Rainbow Trout fry. This article will give the reader a good idea on where the Bow River Rainbow Trout came from. How they were interbred and what the future looks like for our Rainbow Trout population here in Calgary on the Bow …

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Jan 13

Rainbow Trout Info

The success of the Mt. Lassen strain as a fast grower, excellent survivor, and good sporting fish has led to the continued maintenance of this strain. An experimental enhancement was conducted in the mid 1990’s when the Mt. Lassen eggs were crossed with males from natural spawning rainbow trout from Pekisko Creek, a tributary to …

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Jan 07

Rainbow Trout Info

The rainbow trout(Oncorhynchus mykiss), aka redband trout, is a species of Pacific salmon(1989) native to tributaries of the Pacific Ocean in Asia and North America. Fish which have gone to sea (including those returning for spawning) are known as Steelhead, or ocean trout (Australia). The species has been introduced for food or sport to at …

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