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"I caught a golden trout! But the real treasure? Friendship." —New Horizons
Golden trout Gallery

The golden trout is a river fish introduced in New Horizons. It is found in the clifftop rivers at night. It is one of the most valuable fish along with the coelacanth, dorado, great white shark, and stringfish, selling for 15,000 Bells.

Donation to the museum[]

In New Horizons[]

Upon donation or selecting "Tell me more about this!", Blathers the curator will say:

"The golden trout is a beautifully colored fish that can only live in very clean waters. They are difficult to come across since they are found only in high mountain streams. As a side note, I find it much easier to appreciate fish that aren't such prima donnas about everything."

Capture quotes[]

"I caught a golden trout! But the real treasure? Friendship." —New Horizons

Japanese Quotes

「ゴールデントラウトを 釣り上げた!まばゆい美しさ!」 —New Horizons

"I caught a golden trout! It has dazzling beauty!" —New Horizons (translation)

Encyclopedia information[]

New Horizons[]

Encyclopedia Information
NH-encyclopedia-Golden trout
Habitat River (Clifftop)
Months active (north) March to May, September to November
Months active (south) March to May, September to November

Further information[]

Golden Trout

A real-life golden trout

Main article: Golden trout on Wikipedia

The golden trout is native to several rivers in California. These small fish are famed for their beautiful bright yellow and red bodies. Sadly they are now endangered in their native range due to years of over-fishing and introduced trout species, including the rainbow trout which it hybridizes with.

In other languages[]

Golden trout
Language Name Translation
Japan Japanese ゴールデントラウト Gōrudentorauto -
France French Truite dorée -
Spain Spanish Trucha dorada -
Germany German Goldforelle -
Italy Italian Trota dorata -
The Netherlands Dutch Goudforel -
Russia Russian Золотая форель Zolotaya forel' -
China Chinese 金鳟/金鱒 Jīnzūn -
South Korea Korean 금송어 Geumsongeo -

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