Cutthroat Trout is the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America. This is a highly variable fish, particularily in coloration and size. Sea run forms of the cutthroat trout normally do not exist more than 100 miles inland. They are known to occur from the Eel River, California north to Prince William Sound, Alaska. Inland forms occur from southern Alberta Canada to as far south as New Mexico, as far east as Colorado and most of Montana and west as far as Alberta and eastern California. The flesh of the cutthroat varies from white to red and is very highly regarded. can reach weights of at least 33 lb.