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Pursuing Golden Trout with my Wife

By Troutnut on June 13th, 2019, 3:25 pm
This blog post is just a quick teaser for the long-form photo-journal I wrote about my favorite trip of last summer (2018), in which my wife and I backpacked into some high mountains for three days in pursuit of Golden Trout and had one of the prettiest places on Earth all to ourselves.

A few favorite images will serve as teasers for the full story:






Read it here.

Note: The bugs showing up below this post on the front page are only there because I uploaded them on the same day I posted the note about this story. They're from a different state and time of year.

Closeup insects by Troutnut from the South Fork Snoqualmie River in Washington

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WbranchJune 14th, 2019, 4:29 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2505
Is that your first alpine lake golden trout?
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
TroutnutJune 14th, 2019, 4:59 pm
Administrator
Bellevue, WA

Posts: 2543
Nope, I caught one the previous year (2017) in a much, much more difficult adventure here near Seattle. This trip was plenty of work but comparatively easy.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist
MartinlfJune 19th, 2019, 10:16 am
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2911
Breathtaking photos. Thanks for sharing this.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
Jmd123June 19th, 2019, 12:23 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2379
All beautiful, especially the little fishie.

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...

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