Family: Salmonidae
Common Family: The Trout Family
Common Name: Tiger Trout
Scientific Name: Salmo trutta x Salvelinus fontinalis


Tiger trout are produced from a man-made cross of a brown trout and a brook trout.  And as such, will have characteristics of both parents.  

Range and Habitat

Tiger trout can be found in most state waters stocked with catchable-sized trout during the stocking season except waters where the endangered candy darter or Guyandotte River crayfish are found.

Fishing Facts

Tiger trout are typically aggressive feeders and often will strike a bait or lure quickly and ferociously.

Similar Species

Brown Trout and Brook Trout.