Apache Trout

Featured Story – How Do We Monitor Apache Trout Recovery Streams?

The Apache Trout (Oncorhynchus apache) is native to streams in the Black, White, and Little Colorado rivers in Arizona and is currently listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.  Populations have fluctuated over time, with declines caused by many… Continue Reading →

Native Species of the Month- Apache Trout

Apache Trout are one of two native trout species in Arizona and also Arizona’s state fish! Common Name: Apache Trout Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus apache Appearance: Apache Trout are yellow-gold in color along their sides and dark olive on their backs…. Continue Reading →

A Day in the Field- West Fork of the Black Survey

This summer Arizona Game and Fish crews backpack electrofished West Fork of the Black River to remove non-native species and access the population of Apache Trout. During surveys several large Apache Trout were captured. Arizona Game and Fish is working… Continue Reading →

Featured Story: Gila Trout Management in Arizona

Native to the Gila River drainage in Arizona and New Mexico, Gila Trout (Oncorhynchus gilae) are one of Arizona’s two native trout species. The Arizona Game and Fish Department (Department), in cooperation with New Mexico Department of Game and Fish,… Continue Reading →

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