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What Do Trout Eat

What Do Trout Eat
Mayfly duns have opaque wings and ride the water in an upright position. Ted Fauceglia Photo

Beginner bug blueprintsmayflies, caddis, stoneflies, midges, terrestrials, and more of what trout eat

Trout eat a host of aquatic insects, terrestrial insects, other fish, crustaceans, leeches, worms, and other foods. The food items that are most important to trout and fly fishers are the aquatic insects that spend most of their life cycles underwater in rivers, streams, and stillwaters. They grow to maturity underwater and transform to flying air-breathing adults that mate in the air above our...

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