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Wild brown stream massive hole
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SubmitterPSUFishMenaceMore Photos from PSUFishMenace   CategoryStreams   Last Update2010/9/20 1:06
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I hooked a 12-14" brown under that big slanted rock at the base of the falls, fought it for a while, and got it up to the surface. Then I realized that there was no way I could get him up to the top of the falls where I was standing (at least 5 or 6 feet above the pool) and no way to get down to the fish. No choice but to give it slack and just let that one get away.

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salmonoid
Published: 2010/9/20 20:49  Updated: 2010/9/20 20:49
Joined: 06/19/2007
From: Lancaster County
Comments: 385
 Re: Wild brown stream massive hole
No way of knowing for sure, but my brother landed a similar size fish from there in late June of this year. I hooked what I'm pretty sure was the same fish two weeks earlier than he did but lost the fish at my feet.
PSUFishMenace
Published: 2010/9/20 23:49  Updated: 2010/9/20 23:49
Joined: 08/12/2009
From: chester county
Comments: 54
 Re: Wild brown stream massive hole
I would bet it was probably the same fish. An adult trout could live almost its whole life in a spot like that without ever having to move more than a few feet except to spawn.
crs5942
Published: 2010/10/6 21:18  Updated: 2010/10/6 21:20
Joined: 09/11/2006
From: Harrisburg (originally Lititz)
Comments: 0
 Re: Wild brown stream massive hole
I am pretty sure I know the location of this hole. You can PM to verify, if you so desire. Anyway, if it is indeed the hole I think it is, I lost a very nice trout there last year. I caught a few browns in the 6-8" range that day, and then I had something much bigger latch onto a green weenie. It bent my 7' 4wt into a U shape and proceeded to break me off after a few seconds. I did not get a real good look at the fish but I estimated it to be in the 15-16" range.





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