Trout Identification

1. Bull Trout

2. Rainbow Trout

3. Brown Trout

4. Cutthroat Trout

5. Brook Trout 

The Bow River is home to mostly Rainbow and Brown Trout. According to the latest electro-shocking done by Fish and Wildlife there are about 2000 to 2500 trout per mile. There are also a few Bull Trout, Cutthroat trout and some Cut-bow Hybrids in the river. Please practice "catch and release" to ensure healthy trout populat ions for years to come.