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Al514June 5th, 2008, 7:17 pm
Central New York

Posts: 139
Got to my first Adirondack Brookie stream of the year the other day and was pleased to find good numbers of Brook Trout, even though nothing was of any size. It is still a really cool experience walking way into the middle of no where and then catching fish! Here are some pictures.
Chris_3gJune 6th, 2008, 11:44 am
Posts: 59Thanks for the post. Great pics, and beautiful fish.

I know brookies aren't exactly the most particular of the lot, but which flies seemed to work out the best for you? I'm heading there for a backpacking trip in late June and possibly again in July / August.
Al514June 6th, 2008, 12:04 pm
Central New York

Posts: 139
I used a size 18 caddis for all of the fish I caught that day. There were small yellow stoneflies hatching and some large mayflies as well, but like you said, the brookies aren't too paticular about what is being offered. I guess it just comes down to what you have confidence in. Size 10 WB's and other streamers of that size also work well, especially if you hit a section that has a lot of creek chubs.

Where are you planning on fishing when you come up?
BGrnFlyfishJune 6th, 2008, 2:28 pm
Wisconsin

Posts: 37
Those are some awesome little brook trout!
Seth-Big Green River, WI
LastchanceJune 7th, 2008, 7:14 am
Portage, PA

Posts: 377
Pretty fish. I always get a kick out exploring for brookies.
TroutnutJune 10th, 2008, 12:02 pm
Administrator
Fairbanks, AK

Posts: 2216
Beautiful fish!
Jason Neuswanger
The Troutnut
Shawnny3June 10th, 2008, 1:39 pm
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Pleasant Gap, PA

Posts: 1197
Very nice fish. Congratulations.

-Shawn
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