Cutthroat Trout

Fishing for Cutthroat trout

The cutthroat trout is a fish species of the family Salmonidae native to cold-water tributaries of the Pacific Ocean, Rocky Mountains, and Great Basin in North America. As a member of the genus Oncorhynchus, it is one of the Pacific trout, a group that includes the widely distributed rainbow trout. Cutthroat trout are popular gamefish, especially among anglers who enjoy fly fishing. The common name "cutthroat" refers to the distinctive red coloration on the underside of the lower jaw.

How Frontiers can help your dream Cutthroat Trout become a reality. 

We have five decades of experience and our services are FREE.  There are no surcharges for our efforts and advice.  So why not give one of our Team a call!

Remember, we want to speak to you so we can best advise you! Below you will find a list of our experts on freshwater fishing. Contact one of our consultants and they will do the following for you:

  • Talk you through the options and provide you with impartial advice that you will not receive direct from a lodge.  We have 50 years of experience in doing this!
  • If you like what you hear, we will book your trip and assist with all preparations.
  • Frontiers will provide you with our industry leading pre-trip prior to your departure, which will tell you what to pack and how things will work.
  • If you need equipment, we will put you in touch with some of the most knowledgeable people in the business. They will provide you with exactly what you need.
  • While you travel, Frontiers provides 24-hour emergency contact.

Where can you Fish for Cutthroat trout?

Fishing for Cutthroat trout can done in thew western rivers of the USA, namely Montanna, Nervada, Colarado and parts of Rockie montian range.

Fishing Tackle for Cutthroat trout

A 8ft 5 weight is your typical weapon of choice when taking on trout. However, there are many different ways to catch trout. You may be streamer fishing in the Lakes for bigger fish, this would require somthing with a little more power. Or perhaps you are dry fly fishing in the small spring creeks of Montanna. Pick up the phone to hear our expert advice, let us chose the right option for you.

Fishing Flies for Trout

Cutthroat trout can be caught on a varitey of flies, dryflies are most popular. You can also catch these fish on a number of streamers, nymphs and buzzers.


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