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General RegionAbove the Route 305 bridge
Specific LocationRR Trestle near dairy farm
Time of Day7:30 - 1:30 & 5:00 - 8:30
Fish Caught5/22 - 5/24 dozens of little 5"- 8" browns
Conditions & HatchesMostly caddis, some Sulfurs, and a few #18 Baetis.

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WbranchMay 27th, 2017, 1:13 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2550
Arrived at the RR trestle above the 305 bridge at 7:30 a.m. Fish were rising well to emerging caddis. I don't know this river and water very well at all. It is only my 3rd trip after living in PA for 32 years!

I caught a bunch, maybe 20, little browns from 6" - 10". They look wild but as I said I don't know diddly about that stream.

I was getting bored with all the little fish and finally saw a very respectable rise form. I covered the fish twice and it ate the #18 CDC wing Baetis really well. It fought very strongly and ran about 60' of line out. It was very stubborn and when I slipped it into the net I was really surprised, and elated, at how big it was. I waded over close to shore and was able to put a tape on it and it measured 19".
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
TaxonMay 27th, 2017, 2:04 pm
Site Editor
Plano, TX

Posts: 1300
Very nice, Matt. Thanks for sharing.
Roger Rohrbeck
PartsmanMay 27th, 2017, 2:45 pm
bancroft michigan

Posts: 265
Matt, beautiful fish, thanks for sharing the photo. I have had nothing but problems with cell phones and computers, along with a hernia and knee surgery since Janurary. I'm fed up with the cell phone, takes great pics, that whats its known for. But over quality sucks, second phone in 4 months, and I still cant figure out how to get pics here! The only good thing I have going on today is my gloomis nrx 5 wt. arrived today, lawn casting its awesome! But we shall see about the real thing soon I hope.

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