Who Said Size Matters?

Although rainbow trout aren't native to Missouri this dude is pretty rad. Rainbow trout as a species aren't native to Missouri but this dude is born and raised in the Ozarks. I see a lot of bullshit on fishing forums about how rainbows aren't native and and they're a planted game fish. Which I agree to some degree. The bullshit I see about "spawn rapping" is fucking ridiculous, these guys are special being born and raised in the Ozark streams and being survivors without the help from supplement stocking makes them special. Their ancestors might be from somewhere else but I'm sure yours are too. Show some respect for these little guys and handle with care maybe in a few years he'll be that 20 inch monster you tell your grandkids about.