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Submitterwildtrout2More Photos from wildtrout2   CategoryFish   Last Update2010/5/3 19:58
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I caught this fat 11" native today on Black Creek in Carbon Co. It was my first of only four trout, but it's one of my best brookies to date!

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salmo
Published: 2010/5/4 12:42  Updated: 2010/5/4 12:42
Joined: 04/24/2009
From: South Jersey
Comments: 354
 Re: Healthy native
Wow! That certainly is a trophy. Great work and thanks for sharing the picture.

Salmo
PennKev
Published: 2010/5/6 3:17  Updated: 2010/5/6 3:17
Joined: 09/09/2006
From: New Castle, PA
Comments: 135
 Re: Healthy native
No offense but that looks like a typical stocked fish. The fins are a give away. Grey and kinda stubby. Sorry, but that's what I see in the picture.
3wt7X
Published: 2010/5/6 12:24  Updated: 2010/5/6 12:24
Joined: 11/19/2008
From: Hagerstown, MD
Comments: 165
 Re: Healthy native
Nice fish...but I second Pennkev's observation.
wildtrout2
Published: 2010/5/6 19:55  Updated: 2010/5/6 19:55
Joined: 02/19/2009
From: Mont Co, Pa
Comments: 251
 Re: Healthy native
Unless it traveled a mile and a half upstream from the Lehigh, I don't see how. This stream is on the Class A list and isn't stocked.
PennKev
Published: 2010/5/6 22:36  Updated: 2010/5/6 22:36
Joined: 09/09/2006
From: New Castle, PA
Comments: 135
 Re: Healthy native
A couple miles is not that much, particularly if the fish was stocked pre-season. You might recall, the PAFBC did a study on this and some of the fish bugged out and ended up miles away from their stocking location.

Don't take it too personally, I think everyone of usa who fishes wild trout streams wants to catch a big wild brookie. Maybe the fish looked better in person, but if that was my photo, I wouldn't feel comfortable claiming it was wild with only that picture to offer.

Kev
salmonoid
Published: 2010/5/8 23:24  Updated: 2010/5/8 23:24
Joined: 06/19/2007
From: Lancaster County
Comments: 497
 Re: Healthy native
Stocked brookies definitely move. Of the three species stocked, they move the most. I caught a stocked brook trout on Gray's Run in Lycoming County - at least two miles from the nearest potential stocking point (Lycoming Creek, I think). If I caught the fish, I'd want to believe it was wild, but I think its a stockie...
pcray1231
Published: 2010/5/10 11:12  Updated: 2010/5/10 11:14
Joined: 01/31/2008
From: Pretty much everywhere at some point, Thorndale today.
Comments: 2084
 Re: Healthy native
I cannot see the fins well enough to judge. But the coloration looks a lot like the larger wild brookies I've caught, which is different than the little guys. It could be a long time holdover or something, and they will move well more than a mile and a half. But based on the picture and the information given, I'll go with wild... Nice catch!
scotty
Published: 2010/5/19 5:49  Updated: 2010/5/19 5:49
Joined: 04/30/2010
From: gotham city
Comments: 190
 Re: Healthy native
nice





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