Lake trout

Opsaridium microcephalum is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

The Lake trout lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

Lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) is a freshwater char living mainly in lakes in northern North America. Other names for it include mackinaw, lake char (or charr), touladi, togue, and grey trout. More

Lake trout, along with brook trout, belong to the "char" sub-group of salmonine fishes that is distinct from the "true" trout and salmon. Lake trout inhabit deep, cold lakes, and are strongly influenced by annual temperature events within a lake. More

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General description: Lake trout have a body shape similar to that of trout and salmon. They generally have small, light, irregular shaped spots on a silvery-to-dark background; but color can vary considerably at different seasons and between populations. More

3-kg) lake trout are caught in shallow water; in summer, fish of up to 100 lbs (45 kg) are trolled in deep water. Lake trout were virtually eliminated from the Great Lakes by the sea lamprey, which entered through the Welland Canal in the 1930s. More

DESCRIPTION - The Lake Trout or Lake Char is typically 15-20 inches long, weighing an average of 10 pounds but they have been known to exceed 100 pounds. More

abundance of lake trout which were extirpated by the late 1800's. Lake trout are again present due to management by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Vermont, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service. More

Lake Trout (Lake Superior) - 2010 season 04/01/10 - 04/16/10 Stream Trout (Spring) SE - 2010 catch and release season 04/17/10 - 09/30/10 Stream Trout in streams, except SE - 2010 season 04/17/10 - 09/14/10 More

Lake trout coloration varies from light green, grey, dark green, or almost black with light spots and worm-like markings on their back and sides. Their tail is deeply forked with 10-11 rays in their anal fin. The inside of their mouth is white. More

Lake trout are called by many different names in the places where they exist. Probably one of the most common is "mackinaw," a word that is just as symbolic of the great north woods as are the words pike or muskie. More

Belonging to the char group, the lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) is known as togue (in the Northeast), mackinaw (in the West), and as gray trout in much of Canada. Native throughout Canada and across the northern United States, lake trout require cold, well-oxygenated waters from 43 More

lake trout fishing, we suggest Confusion Lake. General Lake Trout Facts = This species is 15-20 inches long, weighing an average of 10 pounds. The body is typically trout-like and elongated. More

Lake Trout caught by Craig Mizhuara fishing in Lake Crowley in California on 11/11/09 Fishing report - 15.0 lb. Lake Trout caught by Ice WarriorGill fishing in Lake Champlain in New York on 06/22/09 Fishing report - 19.5 in. More

Lake Trout caught by Chris Schauer Lake Trout caught by Chris Schauer More Lake Trout photos. More

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Lake Trout fishing in Ontario. We also have documents, which are expert fishing tips and techniques for catching Lake Trout in the summer down deep with light action equipment. More

Trolling For Lake Trout In A Canoe This Method is Excellent for Trout Fishing in Algonquin Park or Quetico Provincial Park By Gary Skrzek, a.k. More

of lake trout in the Fall Mack Days Event. Dalton is second in the youth division with 73 entries. 2009 Spring Mack Days Brett Thompson-Charlo angler caught this nice lake trout on Saturday 4/11/09. More

Lake trout also are the only trout in Ohio with a deeply forked tail. RANGE & HABITAT: Lake trout are native to the Great Lakes and prefer deep, coldwater lakes throughout North America. They are usually found offshore in deep, well-oxygenated water. More

The lake trout or "salmon trout" as it is sometimes called, is the largest trout native to the Great lakes and other Michigan lake waters. This fish strongly prefers a water temperature of 45-55 degrees F. More

Lake Trout is a fresh-water fish that is a member of the char family. It has a greyish-green back, with medium-sized off-white spots, some reddish-orange on fins, and a light belly. More

In most waters, lake trout rely heavily on small fish like ciscoes, smelt, or sculpins. But in some lakes, they feed almost exclusively on plankton, insects, or crustaceans. In this situation, lake trout never reach the size of those in fish-eating populations. More

than half a century, lake trout were the most valuable commercial fish in the Upper Great Lakes. More

It takes a bit more skill to catch Lake Trout, especially in the summer-time. For years people have been using trolling rods with thick wire line and lots of weight to fish deep. It's the exact opposite ideology if you want to catch them. More

In the summer time, Lake Trout hit best in the morning between first light and 10:30 AM. They will hit better if the surface of the water is dead calm and it's a clear sky with high pressure. Any other conditions will cause them to slow down. More

Lake Trout caught on Bear Lake Lake Trout caught on Bear Lake Description: This species of char has a background color of gray-brown, overlaid with light spots that vary in intensity with age and environment. More

Common names

Lake trout in English
Opsaridium microcephalum in Catalan (Català)
Pstruhovec drobnohlavý in Czech (česky)
Sanjika in Nyanja
Sanjika in Swahili (Kiswahili)
小头马口波鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
小頭馬口波魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Opsaridium
Species : Opsaridium microcephalum
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