The giant Salmonflies of the Western mountains are legendary for their proclivity to elicit consistent dry-fly action and ferocious strikes.
|General Region||New York and Pennsylvania|
|Dates Fished||May 6-8|
|Time of Day||Afternoon|
|Fish Caught||Browns and Rainbows|
|Conditions & Hatches||Showers and some wind. sulphurs, tan caddis, march browns, apple caddis, hendricksons.|
Here's a photo of a brown caught on this trip.
Beautiful fish! Quite the use of perspective, too -- makes a really nice fish (I'm guessing 23"?) look like a world record until I realize it also makes your hand look bigger than your head. :)
As for the actual size of the fish . . . I'll have to leave that up to your imaginations. :)