Eyed EggsTroutlodge is the world's leading supplier of eyed salmonid eggs. Troutlodge offers eggs of Rainbow trout, Kamloops Rainbow trout, Silver Steelhead, Atlantic salmon, and Arctic Charr. Troutlodge specializes in the production of all-female and triploid (sterile) eggs.
Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Availability: Every week of the year
Troutlodge maintains four strains of rainbow trout, all developed from strains originating here in the Pacific Northwest, the native home of the rainbow trout. Maintaining four distinct strains allows Troutlodge to supply rainbow trout eggs every week of the year without the use of photoperiod manipulation. All rainbow trout eggs are produced from Troutlodge's comprehensive Genetic Selection Program which is designed to maximize value to customers by optimizing hatch-out rates, feed conversion, growth, and marketability.
Specialty Rainbow trout strains:
Kamloops Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Availability: Late June - October
Kamloops Rainbow trout are prized for their fast growth, vibrant color, and ability to withstand stress. Like Troutlodge's other strains, the Kamloops are a part of the comprehensive Genetic Selection Program.
Silver steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Availability: November - April
Troutlodge "Silver Steelhead" trout are specially bred to have a distinctive silver color and excellent growth in both seawater and freshwater, making them ideal for use in net-pen operations. Like Troutlodge's other strains, the Silver Steelhead are a part of the comprehensive Genetic Selection Program.
Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
Availability: December - early February
Troutlodge's sister company, Landcatch, located in Scotland, can help supply your Atlantic salmon egg needs. Landcatch has applied state of the art genetic selection to its stocks for superior performance, including resistiance to several diseases. Please contaact us for more information.
Arctic Char (Salvelinus alpinus)
Availability: October-November, May-June
Troutlodge is proud to serve as the authorized representative for Miracle Springs Arctic Char eggs. These eggs will result in a superior finfish product which commands a premium price in the marketplace. Compared with other strains of arctic char, thesee eggs should exhibit exhibit better hatch and survival rates, grow faster, and grow to a larger size. All Artic Charr eggs are shipped directly from Miracle Springs facilities near Vancouver, Canada.