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Category: Blueback Trout

Blueback Trout An Introduciton

The Blueback Trout (Salvelinus alpinus oquassa) is not a trout at all, but is a member of the Charr family (Salvelinus oquassa). However, despite the scientific discussions by many in academia, many anglers simply refer to the...

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Blueback Trout Lake Fishing

Lake or Pond fishing is about the only place that you are about to find Blueback Trout. While they can be found in rivers and streams feeding their lakes and ponds, you are best to stick to their lakes and ponds due to their...

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Blueback Trout Reproduction

As with all charr, the Blueback Trout spawns in the fall, in the months of September and October. They seek out gravel or rock shoals in lakes and in slow pools in rivers. Spawning depths may vary from three to 15 feet where...

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Blueback Trout Features and Size

When Blueback Trout are caught at depths of 30 feet or more, their bladders become overinflated, which can lead to death when they are released. The Blueback Trout has a forked fin and thin tail. It has a slender body profile...

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Blueback Trout Spring Fishing

Spring weather in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine is anything but consistent. A cold winter will see ice on local ponds and lakes staying around in to April. However, in warmer years, ice can be gone as early as the beginning...

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Blueback Trout Summer Fishing

There are several advantages to ice fishing in the winter. As all of their lakes in the Blueback Trout’s distribution freeze over, ice fishing is the only option. Blueback Trout spend their entire summer in the deepest...

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Blueback Trout Winter Fishing

There are several advantages to ice fishing in the winter. As all of their lakes in the Blueback Trout’s distribution freeze over, ice fishing is the only option. Blueback Trout Ice Fishing But, the ice also makes it...

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Blueback Trout Feeding

Blueback Trout, like many freshwater predators, are not overly fussy eaters. However, while they will eat whatever they can find, they do develop preferences much like people do. Blueback Trout Food Preference If a particular...

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Blueback Trout Habitat

Blueback Trout require permanently cold, clear spring or mountain fed water that offers plenty of cover, overhanging branches, sunken debris and is free from human construction or agriculture. The addition of forestry or other...

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Blueback Trout Deep Water Fishing

If you have been following our other pages on Blueback Trout, you may already be aware of their lineage and their habitat. Blueback Habitat Preferences Blueback Trout are charr, which means that they have a preference for very...

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Blueback Trout Distribution

The charr family have the most northerly distribution of any freshwater fish. They are found in lakes and rivers throughout the northern hemisphere, including North America, Asia, Europe, Iceland and Greenland. New England...

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Blueback Trout Autumn Fishing

Autumn brings a rapid cooling of the lakes and rivers in New England, which consists of the primary habitat for the Blueback in the states of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Fall usually begins as early as September with a...

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Smallmouth Bass prefer cool, oxygen rich water.

Therefore, try streams and rivers with fast moving water. Smallmouth can also be found behind brush or other debris and where rocks breach the surface, creating oxygen rich water.

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