Fish of the People: Lahontan Cutthroat Trout at Summit Lake

Amid snowcapped peaks in a remote stretch of sagebrush-covered Nevada desert sits Summit Lake, a watery refuge for the stunning and threatened Lahontan Cutthroat Trout. Thought to be the largest growing inland trout in North America, Lahontan Cutthroat can reach 50 inches and 40 pounds, though stories from mining boom days describe fish reaching 60 … Continue reading Fish of the People: Lahontan Cutthroat Trout at Summit Lake