Weber river brown trout
Stocked fish with a Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission tag.
This small trout (only about 10cm) was feasting on bees. A large swarm of bees had landed on the rocks in the stream and were crowding to the water's edge trying to drink. With so many bees it was inevitable some were crowded into the water and the trout took advantage of this.
The brown trout (Salmo trutta) is a European species of salmonid fish that has been widely introduced into suitable environments globally. It includes both purely freshwater populations, referred to Salmo trutta morpha fario and S. trutta morpha lacustris, and anadromous forms known as the sea trout, S. trutta morpha trutta. The latter migrates to the oceans for much of its life and returns to fresh water only to spawn. Sea trout in the UK and Ireland...