Many people consider brown trout more of a sport fish and it is very common for anglers to catch and release brown trout. However, there are plenty of people who enjoy eating brown trout. Some people think brown trout have a strong taste. Some people love it and others think it is just ok or not good at all. Many people eat brown trout and enjoy them. Try cooking them a variety of ways to see what you like the best. Anglers fry them with their favorite batter, grill them and bake them.