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Brook Trout or Brookie. Catch and photography by Robert Kloskowski. Post processing by Edward M. Fielding - www.edwardfielding.com
Robert "Bob" Klowskowski is an expert fly fisherman and Executive Director at International Fly Fishing Association based in Bozeman, Montana.
Trout trivia: Did you know? The brook trout is the state fish for eight states: Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
The brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis), sometimes called the eastern brook trout, is a species of fish in the salmon family of order Salmoniformes. It is native to Eastern North America in the United States and Canada.
Did you know? In many parts of its range, it is known as the speckled trout or squaretail.
A potamodromous population in Lake Superior is known as coaster trout or, simply, as coasters.
Did you know? Though commonly called a trout, the brook trout is actually a char (Salvelinus) which in North America, includes the lake trout, bull trout, Dolly Varden and the arctic char.
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