splake


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splake

 (splāk)
n.
A hybrid fish that is a cross between a male brook trout and a female lake trout.

splake

(spleɪk)
n
(Animals) a type of hybrid trout bred by Canadian zoologists
[from sp(eckled) + lake (trout)]
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In addition, DEC will stock nearly 1.5 million yearling lake trout, steelhead, landlocked salmon, splake and coho salmon this spring.
Chateaugay is one of the more diverse hatcheries in the state, rearing numerous fish species: brook trout (150,000), brown trout (180,000), rainbow trout (300,000), lake trout (100,000), splake (a hybrid cross between brook and lake trout; 25,000), and Temiscamie x domestic hybrid brook trout (250,000).
"We catch incidental browns, steelhead, and splake, too, so the hooks must be strong.
Roughly 2.05 million yearling lake trout, steelhead, landlocked salmon, splake and coho salmon will be also be stocked by DEC this spring to provide exciting angling opportunities over the next several years.
Of course, humans are also responsible for the splake in our old Muskoka lake.
Kilgore Splake continues to provoke an unusual and thought provoking brand of poetry.
As for tiger trout - my son recently caught a pin fish (meriting a state award) that really excited him - Ted calls them "Frankenstein fish." He perceives them and other man-made genetic cocktails as insults to our biota (he loves brookies, browns and rainbows, fights for their survival and strongly feels there should be no reason to tamper with their natural perfection).Williams has no doubt that hybrids like tiger trout, splake, wipers, saugey and tiger muskies grow bigger and faster in certain waters, and that triploid salmonids grow bigger and faster, too.
While smallmouth are the best target for fly rodders the bay also has golden carp, northern pike, walleyes lake trout, rainbows, browns, brook trout, splake, perch, rock bass, crappie, Chinook, and coho.
The younger fishermen talked about more recent changes--how a new MNR hybrid, "splake" were pushing out the whitefish and how the "donkey fish" (splake and, later, back-cross) were not breeding.
Species stocked include Atlantic salmon, aurora trout, brook trout, brown trout, splake, lake trout, lake whitefish, rainbow trout, walleye, muskellunge and Chinook salmon.
As a DEC regional biologist who specializes in brook trout management, I needed to confirm that the fish was indeed a brookie and not a splake (a cross between a brook trout and lake trout).
Although beaded spoons have had little application beyond Great Lakes perch, the aggressive meatless technique has potential for big bluegills, crappies, trout, and splake across the Ice Belt.