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Salmonflies
Pteronarcys californica

The giant Salmonflies of the Western mountains are legendary for their proclivity to elicit consistent dry-fly action and ferocious strikes.

Chasing Golden Trout high in the Cascades

By Troutnut on September 3rd, 2017
I just posted a report on my Labor Day weekend fishing adventure, trying to add a Golden Trout to my life list. Physically, this was the hardest thing I've ever done by far, and it was the only adventure that's ever left me committed to never doing anything remotely like it ever again. But I did encounter some interesting fish -- read the Golden Trout trip report to see how that went.

On-stream insect photos by Troutnut from Upper Lake in Washington

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