California's Lake Amador Cutbows

Lake Amador in California is known for its hard-fighting hybrid trout, hatchery raised but bred for strength. “Amador has gained its reputation for producing giant Donaldson-strain cutbow salmonids. Lockhart says that more than 50 years of research went into producing this fish, which is 30 percent steelhead, 50 percent rainbow and 20 percent cutthroat.” Don Vachini in California Game & Fish magazine.

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