Arctic grayling

Several life history forms of Arctic grayling occur: fluvial populations that live and spawn in rivers; lacustrine populations that live and spawn in lakes; and potamodromous populations that live in lakes and spawn in tributary streams.

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Original source: Arctic Grayling, photographed under water, Clearwater Creek Alaska. 4Wt Fly rod 5X tippet

Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) is a species of freshwater fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes. It comprises five subspecies native to the Nearctic and Palearctic ecozones. T. a. More

as far south as Michigan and Montana, the Arctic grayling has almost disappeared from the northern United States because of overfishing, competition from introduced species, and habitat loss. General description: The Arctic grayling is an elegantly formed cousin of the trout. More

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General DescriptionThe Arctic grayling is a species native to northern North America. The only populations native to the lower 48 states were in Michigan and Montana, and the Michigan population is now extinct. More

* Arctic grayling can be identified by their colourful and very large dorsal fin, which is much larger than that of any other cold-water fish. The top of the dorsal fin is rounded. More

Arctic Grayling Guide Service Provides fishing trips in interior Alaska that are convenient to anglers visiting Fairbanks and Denali National Park. We offer a wide range of fishing packages, both guided and unguided that fit your schedule and budget. More

Species Description: Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) is a freshwater fish in the same family (Salmonidae) as salmon, trout, and whitefish. A distinctive morphological characteristic of this fish is its large, sail-like dorsal fin. Arctic grayling is an obligate cool- or cold-water species. More

Arctic Grayling are graceful when followed in the eddies and pools of the Beaulieau River and although very delicate, they will offere some mentionable fishing battles and often some fantastic above surface aerial shows. Watta Lake has two areas for fishing Grayling. More

fluvial Arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) in Montana as "Category 1" under the Endangered Species Act; that is, enough substantial information exists to support a proposal to list it as threatened or endangered (USFWS 1991). This category was renamed "Candidate" in February 1996 (USFWS 1996). More

The Arctic grayling is a fish of the north Russia. The only grayling in the lower 48 is in Michigan and in the upper Missouri headwaters. More

Arctic grayling are cousins of the trout. During the short summer season, they feast on huge numbers of drifting aquatic insects. They prefer to feed in clear flowing rivers so they can see their prey. More

Arctic Grayling ReportsPrint Version 2004 A Summary of Angler Surveys from the Upper Ruby River (1999-2003)2004 A Summary of Angler Surveys from the Upper Ruby River (1999-2003)Angler surveys were collected from six locations in the upper Ruby River drainage over the period More

Grayling, Sailfin Arctic Grayling, Arctic Trout, Tittimeg, Poison Bleu DESCRIPTION - This species has an average length of 12-15 inches and weighs in at 1-3 pounds. More

The arctic grayling has a typical, elongate, trout body. Growing to a length of 38 cm, this fish has a short head and a long slender caudal peduncle. The most striking feature is its single dorsal fin, which is large and tall-rayed. More

dwindling fluvial (river) arctic grayling population teeter on the edge of federal endangered species listing. More

Some love the way a winged Arctic Grayling will treat a well-presented dry fly. Others are fascinated by it's rarity and appearence. Either way, this fish provides ample action for a great light tackle experience. More

* Arctic grayling have a slender body, short head, unusually large eyes, small square shaped mouth, and a greatly enlarged dorsal fin. More

Status of Arctic Grayling in Montana - Emily Rens & Patrick Byorth Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks Dillon, MT 59725 January 2010 Legal Status Arctic grayling Thymallus arcticus are native to northern North More

Arctic grayling Thymallus arcticus (Pallus) is a rare freshwater game fish symbolic of the clear, cold streams of the northern wilderness. The Arctic grayling is an elegantly formed cousin of the trout. More

The Arctic Grayling, Thymallus arcticus, is beautiful sport fish that is easily recognizable due to its large sail-like dorsal fin. The silvery to light purple colors on the sides and bluish-white on the belly are the distinctive colors of Arctic Grayling. More

Arctic Grayling Image credit: US NOAAHint: click the markers on the map above to show the details See marker A on map above 1.8 lb. More

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Order : Salmoniformes
Family : Salmonidae
Genus : Thymallus
Species : Thymallus arcticus
Authority : Pallas, 1776