Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis)

Brook TroutDescription: Brook trout (also known as speckled trout) has coloration of olive-green, brown or black with the belly silver or white. This species has light wormlike markings and spots on dark background; some are red and blue with white leading edges on lower fins, set off by a black line. The mouth extends backwards exceeding the eye.

Habitat: It prefers clear water, as well as plenty of cover from overhanging logs, branches, and rocks. Typical habitats consist of clear, cold lakes and beaver ponds.