Fish Facts: Bonneville Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhyncus clarkii utah)


A relict of the prehistoric lake that covered the Great Basin of Utah, Nevada, and Idaho—and
once thought to be extinct—the Bonneville cutthroat is making a big comeback.
Photo by Phil Monahan

The state fish of Utah, the Bonneville cutthroat trout (Oncorhyncus clarkii utah) is a survivor, having endured a geological cataclysm—which splintered the population—as well as a . . .

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Introducing the Mother of All Trout Slams

A couple years ago, I wrote about how fun it was to complete the new Utah Cutthroat Slam, and I also scored the Wyoming Cutt-Slam way back in ’04. These programs are fun, educational, and even raise money for conservation. Other states–such as Nevada, . . .

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The Arizona Wild Trout Challenge, Day Five

Written by: Tyler Coleman


My first successful fish of the day felt great, and I couldn’t wait to find some more.
Photo by Anastasia Coleman

On the final day of our trip, we’d be fishing for my favorite wild species, the brook trout. Just a refresher: our goal was to catch all five species of the wild trout in Arizona. There is no time. . .

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Photos: The Mythical Blueback Trout of Maine


The author shows off his first Maine Arctic char.
Photo by Tim Beckwith

You don’t have to travel to the far corners of the earth to fish for rare and exotic salmonids. In fact, you don’t even have to go to the High Sierra, deserts of Arizona or New Mexico, mountains. . .

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