The Rainbow exhibits a flashy and exciting fighting style when hooked, often including spectacular jumps and long runs.

Average weight: 0.5 - 1.8 kg (1-4 lb).
Record size: 21.77 kg (48 lb) Lake Diefenbaker, 2009

Successfully stocked in lakes throughout the province. Best fished with light spinning or fly tackle, using worms or a variety of small spoons or spinners. Average weight: 0.5 to 1.8 kg (1 to 4 lb).

The beautiful rainbow trout has distinctive black spots and a pink lateral stripe from gill cover to tail. It exhibits a flashy and exciting fighting style when hooked, often including spectacular jumps and long runs.

How to catch: Use light spinning or fly tackle, lures with worms or miniature marshmallows, or a variety of small spoons or spinners.

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