Monday, March 29, 2010

Verinag, Rainbow Trout

Guest post by Man Mohan Munshi Ji. I remember reading that Rainbow Trout from Isleman in Denmark was first introduced in Kashmir in the 1950s.

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Verinag Spring
   At one time only the local Kashmiri Fish (Sater Gad) used to be in
 Verinag Spring but since a number of years Rainbow trout has also
found its way

2 comments:

  1. Dear Vinayak,

    The photograph is of a Brown Trout and not a rainbow trout.

    There are brown trouts in Verinag spring and the stream which flows further down. Though they have added some rainbow trouts as well, but brown is dominant.

    I know it becoz I have am a pro angler and visited Verinag Trout Beat quite many times.

    Just FYI..

    Yaseen.

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  2. This fish in the pic does not look brown, its kind of rainbowy:) I don't know much about fish. I will try to get back to Man Mohan Ji on this one.

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