in North Dakota
The 5 primary trouts are the rainbow, brook, brown, cutthroat and
lake trout. Brown trout are considered the most difficult to catch
and brookies are the easiest. Pure cold water is key to survival
of the trouts and the brook trout is the most sensitive to temperature.
The others are comfortable in slightly warmer waters.
Trout Fishing Lakes In North Dakota
Most of the trout caught in North Dakota come from streams and
rivers. Lake Sakakawea, Garrison Tailrace and Powers
lake have healthy populations of trout as well as The Missouri
River. The North Dakota state record brown trout, cutthroat trout,
trout all came out of Garrison Tailrace.
Visit the North Dakota Game & Fish Department for details regarding
in North Dakota.
Organizations & Resources
The states list to the left can direct you to information about
trout fishing in other states.
All About Fishing for Trout in North Dakota.