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Trout Tattoos And Designs-Trout Tattoo Meanings-Trout Tattoo Gallery

Updated on August 15, 2012
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Richard Hale is a tattoo enthusiast who studies and researches tattoo symbolism, meanings, and history.

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One interesting tattoo that men and women may consider is the trout tattoo. Trout tattoos are actually chosen by men and women, but tend to favor men more. Since there are several different species of trout, trout tattoos also come in a variety of different types. Trout tattoos can also hold symbolic value to those who wear such a tattoo.

Fish have been symbolic throughout history by a variety of different ancient cultures and civilizations. Fish can symbolize protection, fertility, guidance, strength, and even Christianity. The trout has also been a symbolic symbol. In Celtic mythology, the trout is associated to springs and sacred wells. The Celts believed that the trout was a symbol of spiritual rebirth and healing, which can also be associated to Christianity. The trout tattoo can also represent these meanings.

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The trout tattoo can hold a variety of different meanings. But remember, in the end, your trout tattoo symbolizes what you want it too. Some men and women choose the trout tattoo because they fish, hunt, or have a passion for wildlife. With saying that, below are the meanings that can be applied to the trout tattoo.

  • Prosperity
  • Vitality
  • Rebirth
  • Healing
  • Energy
  • Morals
  • Achievement
  • Self-Worth
  • Fertility
  • Perfection
  • Straight Forwardness
  • Mobility

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Trout tattoos can be designed with a variety of different symbols and elements. Trout can be designed with water or without water. They could be portrayed swimming in the water or splashing. Trout can be designed with a variety of plants and flowers. They may be designed with other fish or with wildlife, such as a hawk or bear. Truth be told, you can do several things with trout tattoos. Make sure you take the time to view all the different trout tattoo designs in this article. This will give you a general idea of what trout tattoos are available, plus you can pick up some ideas and inspiration for your own tattoo.

There are some things that you need to remember before you get your trout tattoo or any tattoo. Make sure that you take the time to research your tattoo. Make sure that you fully understand what your tattoo represents and stands for. Don't rush to get inked! Men and women that get inked on an impulse usually have regrets about their tattoo. If you are not completely sure, don't get tattooed. Give it time and make a choice later. If you feel that the trout tattoo is not for you or you want to view more tattoos, please feel free to follow the links below. Thanks for your visit.

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    • thelyricwriter profile imageAUTHOR

      Richard Ricky Hale 

      6 years ago from West Virginia

      Max, thanks for taking the time to comment pal:) It is, truly works of art. These artist are highly skilled and credible. Would love to do an interview with them sometime, just to get their perspective on all the meaning and symbolism behind their tattoos.

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      6 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      It's like real works of art! It's hard to imagine how much time it took to bring them to life! Truly magnificent.

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      6 years ago from New York

      Trouts are my favorite fish. Indeed they look great on colorful tattoos. Great info thelyricwriter. ;)


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      6 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Very colorful and cute designs. I love it! Wonderful!

    • thelyricwriter profile imageAUTHOR

      Richard Ricky Hale 

      6 years ago from West Virginia







      Thank you all for taking the time to visit, comment, and vote:) I welcome you all with open arms! LOL Faith, thank you so much, you are always inspirational to me:) Bill, good point. Personally, I would have to agree. KJ, you always give me a smile:):) Double for you:):) Ruby, You always have the eye out or eyes for the best ones. Thanks for viewing them so closely. Gypsy, plenty of color for those who like the beauty. Alocsin, I didn't at first either. The rainbow trout is beautiful. While researching, I learned that there was a rainbow fad a decade or so ago. Just interesting to know. Thanks again all.

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      Aurelio Locsin 

      6 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Who knew that trout could make for such colorful tattoos. I guess that's why they're called rainbow trout. Voting this Up and Beautiful.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      These are so colorful.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      These really are gorgeous. I esp. like the blue one..Cheers

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      6 years ago from Florida

      thelyricwriter....this hub seems " fishy " to me....some beautifully done usual an outstanding job on the info.....

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      Bill Holland 

      6 years ago from Olympia, WA

      I would rather catch them than wear one, but once again the pictures are fantastic and your explanation was excellent.

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      Faith Reaper 

      6 years ago from southern USA

      My friend, who is here on hub pages, will those these, as she loves to fish -gottabegod. I am always amazed at the details of all the tattoos and the beautiful color in them. Great job once again. In His Love, Faith Reaper


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