Rainbow trout swim in pure river.

Rainbow Trout vs. Brown Trout: A Tale of Two Species

If you’ve ever been trout fishing, chances are you fished for rainbow or brown trout. For a seasoned angler, identifying the two is very easy. But for a first-timer, knowing the difference between a “bow” and a “brownie” can be challenging. In fact, I used to carry pictures of trout to see the difference!  Rainbow …

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Danny fishing in the river.

Are Brown Trout Native to Pennsylvania? Wild vs. Native Trout

Brown trout are not native to Pennsylvania. They’re native to waters overseas in Europe, Asia, and Africa. However, Pennsylvania has many populations of wild brown trout. These fish can naturally reproduce and don’t need any help from humans to survive. Brown trout are some of most anglers’ favorite fish to land in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania is …

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