Little Kern Golden Trout

Little Kern Golden Trout

Little Kern Golden Trout

The Little Kern Golden Trout is a brightly colored fish with several spots on the back and tail. The belly and cheeks are bright red to red-orange, the lower sides are bright gold, the lateral band is red-orange, and the back is deep olive green. The Little Kern Golden Trout is native to the Little Kern River and the accessible reaches of its major tributaries in Tulare County, California. Little Kern Golden Trout average between 6 and 7 inches long.

Little Kern Golden Trout

  

  


 

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READ MORE more about California Department of Fish and Wildlife's efforts to conserve Little Kern Golden Trout.   

 

 

The Kern River Valley Historical Society announces the publication of its most recent book, “The Golden Trout Wilderness: The Forty Year Struggle to Preserve the Ancient Territory of the California Golden Trout.”  Click here!

Little Kern Golden Trout Photo Gallery

Little Kern Golden Trout.  Photo courtesy of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. 

Little Kern Golden Trout. Photo courtesy of California Dept of Fish and Wildlife

 

These two photos of Little Kern Golden Trout are both courtesy of Dave Lentz, California Department of Fish and Wildlife.