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

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 river fish along with the dorado 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

Fish
Encyclopedia Information
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Habitat River (Clifftop)
Months active (north) March to May, September to November
Months active (south) March to May, September to November



Gallery

Further information

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
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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