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Trout fishing lodge, resort or outpost. There are several Brook
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The average length is 10-12 inches but
Brook Trout can be caught measuring up to 21 inches and weighing
4-6 pounds. The largest Brook trout on record was 14.5 pounds and
caught in 1916 in the Nipigon River in Ontario. Breeding males develop
a hook at the front of the lower jaw. Typical coloring is olive-green
to dark brown on the back with silvery sides and pale spotting.
All colors intensify at spawning time.
DISTRIBUTION - The brook trout is native to northern
North America and is widely distributed throughout the maritime
provinces. It occurs in clear, cool, well-oxygenated streams and
BIOLOGY - Brook Trout spawn in late summer or autumn
in gravel beds in the shallows of headwaters of streams. The female
digs the redd where she lays 100-5000 eggs depending on her size.
They hatch 50-100 days later. The life expectancy is an average
of five years. The brook trout is carnivorous and feed upon a
wide range of organisms. They have been known to eat their own
eggs at spawning time and even their own young.
RELATION TO MAN - Brook Trout is one of the most
popular game fish in Canada and is fished by artificial fly, spin
casting or live bait.
Brook Trout Fishing Camps: