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Cutthroat or Rainbow
While fishing the Green River last week I pulled in this trout, assumed to be a rainbow, until I put the video in slow motion.

Itís spots and lack of pink lateral stripe make it look like a cutthroat.

Especially if you look at the picture of the rainbow trout caught earlier in the day.

What does everyone think?

Link to the video is below if you want a better look.

https://youtu.be/wQoFjt6FrbI

Rainbow at 01:50

Possible Cutthroat at 04:12
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Re: [T-DOG91] Cutthroat or Rainbow In reply to
Looked like a rainbow to me.
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Re: [T-DOG91] Cutthroat or Rainbow In reply to
Rainbow.
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Re: [T-DOG91] Cutthroat or Rainbow In reply to
Rainbow. Be thankful.
Just one more brookie........
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Re: [T-DOG91] Cutthroat or Rainbow In reply to
I would have guessed a cutbow, personally.



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Re: [Duckbutter] Cutthroat or Rainbow In reply to
Duckbutter wrote:
I would have guessed a cutbow, personally.

Why?
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Re: [TubeDude] Cutthroat or Rainbow In reply to
because of the white-tipped fins.

Oh, wait. That means it's a rainbow.


OK -- then because of the spots on the head.

Oh, wait. That means it's a rainbow.

Then because of the pink stripe down the side.

Oh, wait...



Because cuttbows are magical.



I couldn't help it. It just popped in there.
Dr. Raymond Stantz

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Re: [T-DOG91] Cutthroat or Rainbow In reply to
When I look at that fish, I see hatchery rainbow through and through because of the dorsal fin. That fish is most likely not a wild fish at all. So, that eliminates the cuttbow thought.
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
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Re: [wormandbobber] Cutthroat or Rainbow In reply to
wormandbobber wrote:
When I look at that fish, I see hatchery rainbow through and through because of the dorsal fin. That fish is most likely not a wild fish at all. So, that eliminates the cuttbow thought.


Yep.

I know cuttbows can be created in hatcheries, but really, how often do they occur in the wild?


Fishrmn

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Re: [Fishrmn] Cutthroat or Rainbow In reply to
In Utah, not very often. We have some hybridization in some streams, and I know Kolob Reservoir has some hybridization. But, most of our reservoirs don't get any natural reproduction.
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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Re: [wormandbobber] Cutthroat or Rainbow In reply to
I think I saw it dripping. Obviously a rainthroat.



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Re: [RockyRaab] Cutthroat or Rainbow In reply to
nice little bow...great colors.

TIGHT LINES

>c((((@

-RICH
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Re: [T-DOG91] Cutthroat or Rainbow In reply to
That's a rainbow with a preference for New Zealand mudsnails. Dark colored rainbows have literally always had those snails in their stomach whenever I've seen them.