Origin of bull trout
First recorded in 1645–55
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Examples from the Web for bull trout
I feel sure that if he had tried to catch the bull-trout he would have fallen in.
They have been down all the morning at the pool where the alder is, trying to catch that bull-trout.'
But it is the bull-trout which falls victim, as a rule, to the troll.Tenting To-night
Mary Roberts Rinehart
The bull-trout, for some obscure reason, is not at all responsive to his efforts, except in its kelt stage.
Salmon and bull-trout, sea-trout, and finnocks divide their time between fresh water and salt water.Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire
John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
- any large trout, esp the salmon trout
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