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T is for Trout

A artistic impression of a cutthroat trout.

Yellowstone is famous for its beautiful Cutthroat Trout. They got the name cutthroat because of the bright red slash under their mouths.

 

Did You Know?

Fishing Bridge.

You cannot fish from Fishing Bridge. Until 1973 this was a very popular fishing location since the bridge crossed the Yellowstone River above a cutthroat trout spawning area. It is now a popular place to observe fish.