20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Rainbow trout leap

Adult rainbow trout (otherwise known as Steelhead) migrate upstream each spring to spawn. This adult leaped out of the water to ascend a fishway. I was standing on the fishway and so the fish's body was directly below me.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Port Hope, Canada
Camera: Canon EOS R6
Copyright: © Kathryn Peimn