Brook Trout

Brook Trout

Color ranges from olive, blue-gray or black on the back to white on the belly. Belly and lower fins brilliant orange in spawning males. Upper body and dorsal fin have mottled or worm-like markings. Red spots, with or without bluish rings around them. The most distinguishing marks are the white and then black strip along the fore edge of the lower fins. Tail square or slightly forked. Occurs in about 278 mountain streams in Nevada where it frequents cooler water. Found in Ruby Mountain alpine lakes and other coldwater lakes.


Bodies Of Water

  • Angel Lake
  • Barley Creek
  • Big Creek
  • Blue Lakes
  • Cave Lake
  • Chiatovitch Creek
  • Desert Creek
  • Hobart Reservoir
  • Humboldt River - NF
  • Humboldt River - SF
  • Kingston Creek
  • Knott Creek Reservoir
  • Mosquito Creek
  • Onion Valley Reservoir
  • Owyee River - East Fork
  • Pine Creek
  • Quinn River - East Fork
  • Reese River - Upper
  • Ruby Lake NWR
  • San Juan Creek
  • Tabor Creek
  • Tailings Creek
  • Thomas Creek
  • Trail Canyon Reservoir
  • Whites Creek

  • Counties

  • Elko County
  • Carson City
  • Churchill
  • Douglas
  • Esmeralda
  • Eureka
  • Humboldt
  • Lander
  • Nye
  • Pershing
  • Washoe
  • White Pine