Pictures of the Day: North Park Brown Trout and Salmonflies

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Giant salmonflies on the surface will bring big trout out of hiding, as Scott Graham found out.

photo courtesy Scott Graham

Scott Graham of North Park Anglers, in Walden, Colorado, sent in these photos from a recent outing to the Upper North Platte River in the Platte River Wilderness, where salmonflies were on the water and big browns were greedily and incautiously rising to them.

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The telltale sign that salmonflies are afoot: giant shucks on streamside rocks.

photo courtesy Scott Graham

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