27 February 2017

• Salters

“Brook trout that take advantage of the marine environment are strong, fast-growing, molded genetically to their specific water and in desperate need of protection. In much of the literature they’re known as “anadromous brook trout,” but that’s a misnomer. Better to call them ‘salters…’

“They spawn in fresh water but don’t spend years at sea or undertake long migrations. Rarely do they venture far from the mouths of their natal streams, and they frequently trade between salt, brackish and fresh water, sometimes in the span of 24 hours. In winter, when most landlocked brook trout put their metabolisms on hold, salters fatten on such marine and estuarine bounty as smelt, sand lances, mummichogs, spearing and grass shrimp....”

Please visit this link to read the full article: FlyRod&Reel

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