lake ontario lake trout

AKA - Steelhead
Scientific name - Oncorhynchus Mykiss

Physical description - The Steelhead has a sleek and silvery body with a pinkish gill cover and lateral stripe. They have a white mouth with white gums. They also have a square, spotted tail and 10-12 anal rays.

New York State record - 31lb 3oz
Attributes - these fish are known for their strong runs and their acrobatic abilities

atlantic salmon

AKA- Brownie

Scientific name - Salmo Trutta
Physical description - The Brown Trout has brown to yellow sides with black and orange spots with lighter colored halos and also has a square tail.New York State record - 33lb 2oz
Attributes - a strong willed fish with the ability to surprise you with their size

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lake ontario atlantic salmon

Scientific name - Salmo Salar
Physical description - The Atlantic Salmon has silvery sides with dark x shaped 
spots and a slightly forked tail

New York State record - 24lb 15oz
Attributes - a native salmon species known for its spectacular fighting ability

AKA- King Salmon
Scientific name- Oncorhynchus Tshawytscha
Physical description- The Chinook salmon has silver sides with black spots on the back and both lobes of the tail. The anal fin has 15- 19 rays and the mouth and gums are black.
New York State record- 47lb 13oz
Attributes - Largest of the Pacific Salmon and as described by its name it is “King” of the lake.  With its size and power this fish is bound to leave lasting memories.

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Chinook salmon

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Brown trout

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lake ontario coho salmon

Coho salmon

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rainbow trout

AKA- Laker
Scientific name - Salvelinus namaycush
Physical description - Lake Trout have lightly colored irregular shaped spots with a body color ranging from gray to dark green and their tail is deeply forked.
New York State record - 41 lb 8oz
Attributes- a tough fish that tends to be a persistent fighter pulled from the depths

AKA - Silver Salmon
Scientific name - Oncorhynchus KisutchPhysical description - The Coho Salmon closely resembles the Chinook but the tail only has spots on the upper lobe. 
The anal fin has 12-15 rays and the gums are white.
New York State record - 33lb 7oz
Attributes- a fast and powerful fighter, coho salmon are often found in large schools.

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