Cutthroat

Large mouth that extends past the eye toward tail.

Red colour under jaw

Silver body. Heavily spotted

  
With a wide habitat that includes both saltwater and freshwater, the Cutthroat is named for the distinctive, red colouring along its lower jaw.

Length

25 to 30 cm (10 to 12 inches)

Weight

1 to 2.5 kg (2 to 5 lbs)

Habitat

Rivers and tributaries across West Coast of North America. In B.C., prevalent in lower Fraser River tributaries.

Fishing

Peak times August and September. Regional opportunities in the winter and spring. Spinning and fly-fishing are popular

Cooking

Pan-frying and baking are popular.

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