Category «Species»

Sea Trout – Information, Habitat and Feeding Habits

Sea Trout

Recognition Sea trout are the sea-run form of the brown trout and, like salmon, are anadromous, running from the sea to freshwater to spawn, although unlike salmon, sea trout will feed spasmodically’ when in fresh water. When they first enter trie river, adult sea trout are bright silver with hardly any spots, but the longer …

Atlantic salmon – Information, Habitat and Feeding Habits

Fishing for Atlantic Salmon

Recognition For many freshwater game anglers the Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, is the greatest prize of all. Fresh in from the tide it is a magnificent fish. Bright silver flanks, occasionally flushed with a tinge of purple, are contrasted by a dark steely black. The body is muscular and streamlined, the tail pointed. Often the …

Brown Trout Information, Habitat and Feeding Habits

Fishing for Brown Trout

Recognition Brown trout are the indigenous species of trout throughout Britain and large parts of northern Europe. They grow large, well in excess of 20 lb (9.01 kg), but the average is nearer the 1 lb (0.45 kg) mark. They are extremely variable in coloration, which is largely dictated by the individual fish’s habitat. Where …