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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.

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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This discussion is about Toughannock Creek.

My then-girlfriend, now-wife took this picture with my camera.

From Toughannock Creek in New York
I believe this is the highest free-falling waterfall in the East.  The pool below it is off-limits to fishing but probably isn't that great, anyway -- by all accounts the stream's trout population is mediocre at best.

From Toughannock Creek in New York
Toughannock Creek in New York
Toughannock Creek in New York

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SLink on May 9, 2013May 9th, 2013, 4:10 am EDT
This is why I love the outdoors. Great pictures.

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