20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A rainbow trout leaping in the water

Adult rainbow trout (otherwise known as steelhead) migrate upstream to spawn in the spring. This fish was leaping up the water of a fishway, trying to make it past.

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Date Taken: 03.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Bowmanville, Canada
Copyright: © Kathryn Peimn