Story: Volcanic Plateau region

Stripping a rainbow trout

Stripping a rainbow trout

Trout were sliced and gutted after being caught. This trout is being stripped at a state hatchery in the Rotorua area in the 1940s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: 1/4-000046; F
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - The lure of trout', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 March 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015