TROUT belongs to the Salmonidae family of fish and occurs in the wild in both freshwater and sea-run varieties. It is distinguished by dark spots on the lighter background of the back and sides (whereas the closely related CHAR has smaller, brighter scales and light spots on a dark background). All varieties spawn in streams, usually in the spring. Some travel to the sea while others remain in lakes and streams. Beautiful and spirited, they are a favourite with sport fishers. As well they are...

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