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Did You Know Brook Trout Eat Snakes?

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Apparently there isn’t much a brook trout won’t eat. 

Brook trout are known for their massive jaws and ready-to-eat attitude at a moment’s notice. However, not many people probably know just how big of an appetite that brook trout really have. As you are about to see, this good sized brookie had quite an appetite, and was even still looking for more.

A Reddit user shared this incredible picture and for good reason. This is something you just don’t see everyday.

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Apparently we need to starting using bigger flies. Incredibly, this snake was half in, half digested, and half out while still remaining intact inside this fish. What’s even more incredible, this brook trout was still out looking for a meal when the fly fisherman caught it!

Despite the reputation that these trout enjoy, this has to be more of an exception than the rule. Of course, mice are great flies for big rainbows and frogs catch huge bass. So shouldn’t a snake work?

I’ve still yet to fish in water that brookies inhabit, but when I do, I expect to find success based on what I just saw in this photo.

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Did You Know Brook Trout Eat Snakes?