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Is trout a bottom feeder?

Asked: Curt Bell, Last Updated:

Q: Are trout bottom feeders? A: Trout can be bottom feeders but they do not only eat off the bottom. Typically they will eat from the surface and middle of the water column. All of this is based on the water and weather conditions as trout prefer cold water.

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