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Temperatures

Lower, upper and optimum temperatures for different fish species

These temperatures have been gathered from several sources, and even though we have used the average and cross checked our data, please use them only as indications of the preferances for the different species. If you have better and more precise knowledge or know the temperature data for species not yet on the list, please direct a mail to the Kasper or Martin and let us know. See the data in a table here. Read the whole article on temperatures here.

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Chinook      
1°C/34°F
7°C/45°F
13°C/55°F
Coho      
2°C/36°F
7°C/45°F
13°C/55°F
Pollock      
1°C/34°F
7°C/45°F
16°C/61°F
Haddock      
3°C/37°F
8°C/46°F
11°C/52°F
Atlantic Cod      
-1°C/30°F
8°C/46°F
15°C/59°F
Winter Flounder      
2°C/36°F
10°C/50°F
18°C/64°F
Artic Charr      
0°C/32°F
11°C/52°F
24°C/75°F
Grayling      
2°C/36°F
11°C/52°F
25°C/77°F
Sea Trout (Sea run brown)      
1°C/34°F
11°C/52°F
24°C/75°F
Steelhead      
4°C/39°F
11°C/52°F
24°C/75°F
Lake Trout      
6°C/43°F
12°C/54°F
16°C/61°F
Tautog      
7°C/45°F
13°C/55°F
24°C/75°F
Chum      
1°C/34°F
13°C/55°F
25°C/77°F
Cutthroat      
0°C/32°F
13°C/55°F
24°C/75°F
Sockeye      
3°C/37°F
13°C/55°F
26°C/79°F
Whitefish      
2°C/36°F
13°C/55°F
25°C/77°F
Atlantic Mackerel      
6°C/43°F
14°C/57°F
21°C/70°F
Salmon      
2°C/36°F
14°C/57°F
24°C/75°F
Big Eye Tuna      
11°C/52°F
14°C/57°F
19°C/66°F
Brown Trout      
7°C/45°F
14°C/57°F
24°C/75°F
Red Snapper      
10°C/50°F
15°C/59°F
19°C/66°F
Bluefish      
10°C/50°F
15°C/59°F
27°C/81°F
Rainbow Trout      
1°C/34°F
16°C/61°F
27°C/81°F
Skipjack Tuna      
10°C/50°F
16°C/61°F
21°C/70°F
Weakfish      
8°C/46°F
16°C/61°F
26°C/79°F
Sea Catfish      
10°C/50°F
17°C/63°F
21°C/70°F
Atlantic Croaker      
7°C/45°F
17°C/63°F
21°C/70°F
Muskellunge      
13°C/55°F
17°C/63°F
22°C/72°F
Albacore      
15°C/59°F
17°C/63°F
19°C/66°F
Striped Bass      
12°C/54°F
18°C/64°F
24°C/75°F
Yellowtail (Pacific)      
16°C/61°F
18°C/64°F
21°C/70°F
Fluke      
13°C/55°F
18°C/64°F
22°C/72°F
Yellowtail      
16°C/61°F
18°C/64°F
21°C/70°F
Kelp Bass      
17°C/63°F
19°C/66°F
22°C/72°F
Swordfish      
10°C/50°F
19°C/66°F
26°C/79°F
Nothern Pike      
13°C/55°F
19°C/66°F
23°C/73°F
Walleye      
10°C/50°F
19°C/66°F
24°C/75°F
Atlantic Bonito      
16°C/61°F
19°C/66°F
26°C/79°F
Bluefin Tuna      
10°C/50°F
19°C/66°F
27°C/81°F
White Seabass      
14°C/57°F
19°C/66°F
23°C/73°F
Amberjack      
16°C/61°F
20°C/68°F
24°C/75°F
Bigeye Tuna      
11°C/52°F
20°C/68°F
27°C/81°F
Mullet      
13°C/55°F
20°C/68°F
35°C/95°F
Smallmouth Bass      
14°C/57°F
20°C/68°F
23°C/73°F
Striped Marlin      
16°C/61°F
22°C/72°F
27°C/81°F
Crappie      
16°C/61°F
22°C/72°F
24°C/75°F
Largemouth Bass      
10°C/50°F
22°C/72°F
29°C/84°F
Spotted Seatrout      
9°C/48°F
23°C/73°F
31°C/88°F
White Marlin      
18°C/64°F
23°C/73°F
27°C/81°F
Blackfin Tuna      
14°C/57°F
23°C/73°F
28°C/82°F
Perch      
10°C/50°F
23°C/73°F
28°C/82°F
Snook      
16°C/61°F
23°C/73°F
32°C/90°F
Yellowfin Tuna      
18°C/64°F
24°C/75°F
29°C/84°F
Dolphin fish      
21°C/70°F
24°C/75°F
28°C/82°F
Dolphinfish      
21°C/70°F
24°C/75°F
28°C/82°F
King Mackerel      
20°C/68°F
24°C/75°F
31°C/88°F
Permit      
20°C/68°F
24°C/75°F
33°C/91°F
Red Drum      
11°C/52°F
24°C/75°F
32°C/90°F
Pompano      
19°C/66°F
25°C/77°F
30°C/86°F
Bonefish      
17°C/63°F
25°C/77°F
31°C/88°F
Barracuda      
13°C/55°F
25°C/77°F
29°C/84°F
Carp      
7°C/45°F
25°C/77°F
40°C/104°F
Black Marlin      
20°C/68°F
25°C/77°F
30°C/86°F
Jack Crevalle      
18°C/64°F
25°C/77°F
32°C/90°F
Blue Marlin      
21°C/70°F
26°C/79°F
30°C/86°F
Sailfish      
20°C/68°F
26°C/79°F
31°C/88°F
Jack Crevelle      
21°C/70°F
27°C/81°F
32°C/90°F
Tarpon      
22°C/72°F
29°C/84°F
39°C/102°F
Sand Seatrout      
32°C/90°F
35°C/95°F
38°C/100°F


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