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Splake

Definition of the noun Splake

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noun - plural: splakes

  1. A hybrid fish derived from a male brook trout and a female lake trout

Explanation

The splake or slake is a hybrid of two fish species resulting from the crossing of a male brook trout and a female lake trout. The name itself is a portmanteau of speckled trout and lake trout, and may have been used to describe such hybrids as early as the 1880s. Hybrids of the male lake trout with the female brook trout have also been produced, but are not as successful.

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Google previewAnother Lousy Day in Paradise (2010)

by John Gierach

A splake is a hybrid fish made by crossing a brook trout with a lake trout: the kind of thing people do because they can,

as a cuttbow, but once produced artificially the splake is an unusual hybrid because it can and does spawn successfully.

Google previewTrout Streams of Wisconsin and Minnesota: An Angler's Guide to More Than 120 Trout Rivers and Streams (Second Edition) (Trout Streams) (2001)

by Jim Humphrey, Bill Shogren

The splake is a cross between a female lake trout and a male brook trout. A Guide to Lakes Managed for Stream Trout is available from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Much of the fly-fishing action along the shore is for trout ...

Google previewThe Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia (2000)

by Vin T. Sparano

DESCRIPTION: The splake is a trout hybrid created by crossing lake trout with brook trout. The name is a combination of .vpeckled (brook) trout and lake trout. The first important crossing of these two trout species was done in British Columbia ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

ache, awake, bake, betake, Blake, brake, break, cake, crake, drake, fake, flake, forsake, hake, Jake, lake, make, mistake, opaque, partake, quake, rake, sake, Shake, Sheikh, slake, Snake, Splake, stake, Steak, strake, take, undertake, Wake, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

permit, puffer, remora, sauger, splake, sucker, tarpon, tautog, war- saw, wrasse 7 anchovy, boxfish, buffalo, cabezon, capelin, cavalla, chimera, cowfish, crappie, dolphin, grunion, haddock, hogfish, jewfish, mojarra, muddler, mudfish, oarfish, ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia (1999)

by James H. Marsh

Splake or wendigo, a fertile hybrid of lake and brook trout, has been developed and introduced to many parts of N America, primarily Ontario, where a breeding and stocking program has existed for some time. E.D. Lane Charbonneau, Robert, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York State (2005)

by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss

Unusual species such as heritage strain brook trout, paddlefish, pure strain muskellunge, splake, temiscamie, and lake sturgeon were also cultivated at a few sites. The Rome Fish Disease Control Center (Rome Lab) conducted research and ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

splake /spleɪk/ 7noun a hybrid trout of North American lakes. 3Produced by crossing the speckled trout (S. fontinalis) with the lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush). – origin 1950s: blend of speckled and ...

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Small photo of A large fish (trout) caught by a fly fisherman - splake, Lake Trout and Brook Trout hybridSmall photo of Boy dressed for cold fishing on a lake in a float tube or pontoon, with a large trout fish (Brook Trout hybrid with Lake Trout, called Splake) he caught with a fly rodSmall photo of Man fly fishing from a pontoon or float tube with his catch, large trout fish (Brook Trout hybrid with Lake Trout, called Splake)Small photo of Man fly fishing from a pontoon or float tube with his catch, two large trout fish (Brook Trout hybrid with Lake Trout, called Splake)Small photo of Man fly fishing from a pontoon or float tube with his catch, large trout fish (Brook Trout hybrid with Lake Trout, called Splake)Small photo of Man fly fishing from a pontoon or float tube with his catch, large trout fish (Brook Trout hybrid with Lake Trout, called Splake)Small photo of Man fly fishing from a pontoon or float tube with his catch, large trout fish (Brook Trout hybrid with Lake Trout, called Splake) More...

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Scrabble value of S1P3L1A1K5E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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