How many species of trout are there?

Two brown trout swimming in a river

The exact number of trout species is ambiguous and debated by taxonomists. Some conservative opinions consider the brown trout Salmo trutta to be the only true trout. While others are willing to identify, dozens if not hundreds of unique trout species In this article, I will explain why and will attempt to answer how many … Read more

Why barometric pressure does not affect trout fishing

Barometric pressure and trout fishing

Barometric pressure does not directly affect trout or their feeding patterns. But, barometric pressure does have an indirect influence because air pressure is one of the fundamental drivers of our climate, and changes in weather can influence when or how trout are more likely to feed. Barometric pressure can also change water levels, during periods … Read more