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Artistic view of a Male Pteronarcys californica (Pteronarcyidae) (Giant Salmonfly) Stonefly Adult from the Gallatin River in Montana
Pteronarcys californica

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

Ventral view of a Hydropsyche (Hydropsychidae) (Spotted Sedge) Caddisfly Larva from the Yakima River in Washington
With a bit of help from the microscope, this specimen keys clearly and unsurprisingly to Hydropsyche.
27" brown trout, my largest ever. It was the sub-dominant fish in its pool. After this, I hooked the bigger one, but I couldn't land it.
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Catskills - Livingston Manor, NY

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Flymom on Jun 10, 2008June 10th, 2008, 9:05 am EDT
Super Sunday at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center
Summerfest-Anglers’ Market-Jubilee Day
Sunday, August 10 2008 , 8:30 AM-4PM

For Immediate Release
Contact: CFFCM 1-845-439-4810 June 10, 2008

The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum has combined it’s Annual Summerfest, Angler’s Market, and Jubilee Day to create the largest single day event in it’s 27 year history. Traditionally held on the last Saturday of August, The Anglers Market and Summerfest, now moved up to August 10. This single event brings out the best in fishing treasures discovered over the past year from the closets, attics, and basements. Every year attendees search over 100 tables in the quest to find that unique outdoorsy thing, hard to find fly tying material, fly fishing collectible, gadget or obscure book. Combined with the highly successful Jubilee Day it will be a Super Sunday in the Catskills.
The Catskill Fly Fishing Center will come alive at 8:30AM with the opening of the Anglers Market, Summerfest and Jubilee Day that will include many local civic organizations, health centers, farmers produce market, crafts and games for kids. The CFFCM will once again celebrate birthday and anniversary milestones ending in a 0 or 5. Everyone is welcome and cake will be provided. . Share your celebration with your family and community. It’s a great day for families and friends to gather. Call the CFFCM and be included, the more the merrier.

The days activities will include a ‘kids only (12 and under) fishing derby’ will be held at 11:30AM at the CFFCM pond with prizes for first fish, most fish, largest fish and smallest fish. Kids are to bring their own tackle and favorite baits. Many features include: Mike Canazon and the Bamboo Guys will host a bamboo rod casting clinic and be glad to assist those interested in cane rods, The Fly Fishing Antique Roadshow will be held from noon until 1PM to help you identify and appraise attic finds, The Great Willowemoc 50/50 fish race at 1:30 and cake will immediately follow. And there is more…live fiddle music, BBQ, petting zoo, pony rides, and: guaranteed fun for all. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to see old friends and spend a special Sunday at the CFFCM. For more information on how to participate or become a vendor, contact the CFFCM at 845-439-4810 or visit the website at www.cffcm.net.

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