the head looks very wide?
Fish are returning to the hatchery for spawning.
Wild steelhead on the North Fork of the Lewis River near Woodland, WA.
Another one found dead but this time in the home.
Found dead on the shore.
I think this is a young brook trout. It has the white edged fins. The markings are not very clear though. Photo taken through the water in a brook. Had an odd encounter with this fish. I shined my light in the water and though some fish scattered this one came back and kind of posed. It appeared that it almost tipped onto it's side as though it was sunning itself. I need some help with the id.
Salmonidae are a family of ray-finned fish, the only living family currently placed in the order Salmoniformes. It includes salmon, trout, chars, freshwater whitefishes and graylings. The Atlantic salmon and trout of genus Salmo give the family and order their names.