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Lateral view of a Male Baetis (Baetidae) (Blue-Winged Olive) Mayfly Dun from Mystery Creek #43 in New York
Blue-winged Olives

Tiny Baetis mayflies are perhaps the most commonly encountered and imitated by anglers on all American trout streams due to their great abundance, widespread distribution, and trout-friendly emergence habits.

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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Underwater Brownie!
menomonie, WI

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Freepow on Apr 13, 2009April 13th, 2009, 7:10 am EDT
I recently got an Olympus Stylus 850 underwater camera...I wanted to put up a picture and see if anyone else is having luck with any underwater shots of trout?
"I fish...because I suspect that men are going along this way for the last time, and I for one don't want to waste the trip..."
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York & Starlight PA

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Wbranch on Apr 13, 2009April 13th, 2009, 9:49 am EDT
How long did you have to hold your breath to get this picture? Thanks for sharing.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
Pleasant Gap, PA

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Shawnny3 on Apr 13, 2009April 13th, 2009, 10:22 am EDT
I was wondering how long you had to hold your hand under there until the fish swam into it.

Amazing fortitude, and nice shot.

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