Photos: Brookies of the Laurel Highlands


The native brook trout of the Allegheny Mountains are beautiful and perfectly adapted to the region.
Photos by Evan Sanders

Check out these great photos from the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania. Reader Vincent Piasecke has been chasing mountain brook trout with his trusty 3-weight and sent in . . .

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Photo: Why a Montanan Travels to Pennsylvania

Written by: A.L. Swanson


That is a beast of a rainbow, no matter where you fish.
Photo courtesy A.L. Swanson

As a Montanan exposed to some of the finest trout waters on earth, why is it that I venture to central Pennsylvania annually to fish for trout? Because it is truly a special place, with a. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LVI: Mike Steiner


Steiner likes the Youghiogheny for its large, powerful brown trout.
All photos courtesy Mike Steiner

I sat next to Mike Steiner on a flight to Missoula, Montana, last spring, as we were both traveling to the Orvis Western Guide Rendezvous. I didn’t know much about the southwestern corner of. . .

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Photos: Managers’ Day on “The Yough”

Written by: Joe Maxim, Fishing manager of Orvis Pittsburgh


The author with a fine rainbow that fell for a nymph.
Photos courtesy Joe Maxim

I have heard that the people that you are out on the water with can play a big part in making the day successful. I recently found two great buddies, whom I look forward to spending more. . .

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Video: Spring Fish Reel 2015

If you like fly-fishing videos that cut right to the good stuff, then you’ll enjoy the latest from Jake Patton. Combining scenes from trips to big-brown waters to gorgeous mountain brookie. . .

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