The Trout

The Trout

The Trout family (Salmonidae) include about 38 species in North America with only two species known to exist in Kansas, both of which have been introduced. They are very valuable sport and commercial fishes and have been introduced into cool waters all over the world.The trout

The Trout that have been placed in Kansas, are not known to reproduce due to the lack of proper breeding conditions and must be stocked from fisheries to replenish their numbers. This subject has been the topic for many debates with many wondering if the money spent to increase the numbers of trout in less than ideal habitats could better be spent for conservation of the species that are native to Kansas.

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