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Photo of the Day: Big-Time Alaska Rainbow

Written by: Phil Monahan

There’s a reason anglers are willing to face the challenges of fall fishing in the Last Frontier.
Photo courtesy Crystal Creek LodgeX

My buddy Dan Michels, owner of Crystal Creek Lodge in Alaska, sent in this astonishing photo over the weekend. No, that is not a steelhead; it’s a rainbow trout fattening up before the long . . .