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Golden Trout (Oncorhynchus aguabonita)


Golden Trout
A brilliantly colored Golden Trout

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Golden Trout are extremely rare in Utah, and are only found in a select few high mountain lakes in the High Uinta Mountains. They are native to California, but even there they are not nearly as common as they used to be. If you are lucky enough to find a lake that has Golden Trout in it, you would be best to keep it to yourself, as there are only a couple lakes in the High Uintas that have them, and they all require a long hike in to remote lakes in the backcountry.

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