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brown trout

a common trout, Salmo trutta, of northern European streams.
Origin of brown trout
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Yet fly fishermen who rescued many hundreds of brown trout from dried up tributary streams aren't blaming the weather.
  • Species that have been introduced, such as brown trout and brook trout, are abundant.
  • Rainbow and brown trout were introduced in the belief they would improve fishing in the mountains.
  • Rainbow and brown trout are often caught in the upper sections of the river in late spring and early summer.
  • Fishermen can catch lake whitefish from the pier, and spring and fall offer the chance to catch brown trout, steelhead and salmon.
  • Excursions aim to catch wild rainbow trout, brown trout, cutthroat trout and brookies.
  • The brown trout belongs to a different genus than our native trout species.
  • brown trout are also on a spawning run, but will feed heavily on salmon eggs.
British Dictionary definitions for brown trout

brown trout

a common brownish variety of the trout Salmo trutta that occurs in the rivers of N Europe and has been successfully introduced in North America Compare sea trout (sense 1)
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