Rainbow Trout

Rainbow Trout
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RAINBOW TROUT (Oncorhynchus mykiss) 

OTHER NAMES:  Steelhead 

IDENTIFICATION:  Black spots and silver body with bright pink horizontal band are indicative of the rainbow trout. At the time of stocking, trout generally weigh 1 to 2 lbs. each. 

DIET:  Insects, small fish and commercial fish food.  When fed a good commercial fish food like Optimal, their growth rates can be 1+ ounce for every 2 ounces of food consumed. 

SPAWNING: Natural reproduction in ponds throughout the Midwest typically does not occur.  Fish should be stocked in early Fall and harvested no later than the end of June. Rainbow trout will not generally survive in waters greater than 72ĚŠ° F. 

FISHING TIPS:  Fishing with spoons and jigs tipped with worms, fish eggs and fathead minnows are effective methods for catching rainbow trout. 

STOCKING RATE: Up to 100# per acre 

25# minimum order

Rainbow Trout are only available Oct 1 thru Nov 15th  and are stocked once water temperatures drop to 60°F. Pre order by Sept 25th to ensure availability.

Call or e-mail for delivery quote if you are outside of the 75 mile radius from zip code 46531. Any fish orders paid for via credit card and cancelled will be subject to a 20% administrative fee. We DO NOT ship trout. 

Price is per pound.

Only available for stocking Oct 1 - Nov 19, depending on water temperature. Temps have to be a maximum of 60°F.

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