THREE THOUSAND TROUT PER MILE OF STREAM

THREE THOUSAND TROUT PER MILE OF STREAM

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Amazing Brown Trout Stream. Fall seems to be trout season for brown trout. The Great Smokey National Park is home to the largest population of wile trout in the country. Some streams carry over 3000 wild brown  trout per mile of stream.  While most of these trout average 6 to 9 inches in length, Fall  is the time of year the the larger trout come out from their hidden coves, and crevices to spawn. The average size of these trout are between 15 and 24 inches long.

Trout easily adapts to and populatse rivers and streams worldwide and feeds human populations world wide as well as wild animal life.

 About nine months out of the year the brown trout in the park are very responsive to a dry fly set up. The brown trout is all over the world. The species is broken up into brown freshwater trout and sea trout. There are other species of trout however, but the brook trout, rainbow trout, Apache trout  and the  brown trout are the dominant species that are sport fished. Because of the value to humans as a food source, brown trout have been introduced into many countries and inhabit every continent except Antarctica

In the United States, brown trout was introduced in 1883. The original trout eggs were said to have come from the German Fishing Society, and were distributed into  Michigan and Long Island  hatcheries. Subsequently, Scottish, English and German species  were interbred giving us American Generic Brown Trout,