Brown Trout

Brown Trout

Common Name: Brown Trout

Other Names: German Brown Trout, Brownie, Loch Leven Trout, Saibling

Scientific Name: Salmo trutta

Origin: Introduced

Adult Size: Normal size is 14-20 inches and 1-2 pounds. Browns occasionally reach 10 pounds.

Identification: Usually coloration is light brown or tawny with pronounced black spots on the back, sides and head. Spots are often surrounded with reddish halo, along with reddish spots on the sides. Color is highly variable and browns are occasionally confused with landlocked salmon.