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Golden trout
Oncorhynchus aguabonita
Identifying Characteristics

Green or olive in color about a bright red lateral band with bright yellow to brilliant read on the lower sides and belly
Large, round black spots, concentrated on the caudal peduncle and fin and its dorsal fin
Distinguished from cutthroat trout by its borders of white on its paired fins
Distinguished from rainbows by its smaller scales and spotting only on the posterior part of its body
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Other Information
The golden trout has been introduced to many alpine lakes in Wyoming. This trout spawns in spring or early summer.
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Angling Tips
Golden trout are readily caught with spinning, bait, and fly-fishing gear.

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