Record Shows 20 Pound Speckled Trout Hybrid-Caught In Texas!

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Did you know there was a speckled trout hybrid stocking program in Texas at one point? The fish you see on the right is the key. Oh and the official state record is over 20 pounds!

It’s a story few in the modern era have heard.

And it involves the hybridization of speckled trout with a close cousin from the Pacific that were not only stocked in Texas but produced an official 20 plus pound state record.

Listen to this weeks edition of Higher Calling Wildlife to hear the full story and the big concern of biologists about this program.


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