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Bonneville cutthroat trout
Oncorhynchus clarkii utah
Identifying Characteristics

Body is greenish yellow to silvery gray
Red to orange slash under jaw
Spots are large, round and sparsely scattered, uniformly distributed
Distinguished from rainbows by the lack of white tips on fins
Distinguished from other cutthroat by its duller colors and uniform distribution of spots
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Other Information
The Bonneville cutthroat trout is also known as the Bear River cutthroat trout. In Wyoming, it is native to the Thomas and Smith Fork drainages of the Bear River system.

Cutthroat are spring spawners. The principal food of the cutthroat is plankton and aquatic insects in lakes, and aquatic insects in streams. Cutthroat over twelve inches often feed on small fish and crayfish.

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Angling Tips
Unlike other cutthroat subspecies, the Bonneville is not easily caught. by anglers. Still most conventional trout fishing techniques work fine.

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