If a bull trout is hungry, then it’s got to eat. We just didn’t know that it would eat like this.
Historically known as the dolly varden, bull trout are notorious eaters, as you’ll soon see.
This one saw a cutthroat trout struggling in the water next to him and heard the dinner bell ringing.
The bull trout is generally distributed in the rivers and mountainous areas of northwestern North America. Although called trout, this species is a char belonging to the family Salmonidae.
They look very similar to the brook trout; other than sheer size, they are differentiated by the lack of distinct spots on their dorsal fin.
A fish that can grow up to three feet long and weigh 30 pounds can eat just about whatever it wants, including that guy’s 10-inch cutthroat.