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    Anyone ever catch one of these very rare fish in the wild. Never new that a rainbow or brown can just change colors. What a mutation.
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    Never caught one, nor even heard of blue trout. I have seen yellow rainbow trout in captivity. The only atypical fish I've ever actually caught in the wild was a tiger trout, which was very pretty.

    I have heard the phrase "blue trout," but in reference to the French cooking method. You soak the whole fish in vinegar, then gut it and poach it in vegetable broth.

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    • #3
      We get tigers stocked here so I’ve hooked into a good bit of them. The past couple of years they are stocking more and more golden rainbows so I managed to hook up to at least 2 of them.
      For the blue it’s a hormone deficiency from a thyroid mutation is what they say. It so rare if the hatchery gets one if goes in a fish aquarium for show. They do not reproduce and can die very easily so if they get one they baby it.

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      • #4
        Incredible looking fish. Great post

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