Splake Information

GENERAL INFORMATION

Common Name:

Splake

Scientific Name:

Salvelinus namaycush X Salvelinus fontinalis

Diet:

Prefer fish, however will eat zooplankton and invertebrates

Habitat:

Cold waters of deeper lakes and reservoirs

Spawn:

Do not spawn

Distribution:

Fish Lake, Mill Meadow Reservoir, Causey Reservoir, and several other lakes and reservoirs

Origin:

Hatchery produced hybrid

Characteristics:

Lake Trout and Brook Trout hybrid, that do not spawn. The top portion is dark olive with white spots. The caudal fin is slightly forked. The pectoral fins have a dark background with white spots (Rainbows have silvery background with dark spots). Can grow large relatively quickly.

UTAH RECORD CATCH & RELEASE

Date:

August 12, 1999

Length:

16 Inches

Fisherman:

Michael Richard Wakefield Jr.

Location:

Moon Lake

UTAH RECORD CATCH

Year:

1999

Weight:

15 pounds 4 ounces

Length:

32 1/4 Inches

Girth:

21 3/4 Inches

Fisherman:

Mitchell Thomas Stewart

Location:

Fish Lake



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