Wild Trout Questionnaire

Definitions

  • Wild trout: A trout that was born in the wild and lives its life cycle in the wild, regardless of the origin of its parents.
  • Native trout: A trout that was originally found in its California home waters prior to human influence. Examples include: California Golden Trout and Eagle Lake Rainbow Trout
  • Non-native trout: A trout that was introduced to California from other places outside the state. Examples include: Brown Trout, Brook Trout

A California native trout can be non-native when it is introduced to waters that were not part of its original native range. Example: Rainbow Trout introduced to waters east of the Sierra Nevada crest.

Questionnaire

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Public Input Opportunity

The regulation simplification package is currently being revised based on public input. Public review of a revised package will be available through the California Fish and Game Commission (FGC). Visit the link opens in new windowFGC website to follow meeting dates and agendas.