Photos will be posted weekly at PG Rod & Gun Club. Winners of 2011 Trout Photo Contest are not eligible. Winning photos in categories Big Fish, Kid Stuff and Artsy Shots will be published in the print and web editions of the May 20 outdoors page.
Name: Sarah Myles
Town of residence: Oil City, Pa.
Fish species: Rainbow Trout
Size: 16.5 inches
Body of wWater: Oil Creek
Photographer's name and town: James Malys (my dad), Oil City, Pa.
Additional information: My mom and dad taught me how to fly fish when I was 14.
This was my first day of fishing for the year and I drove home from college just to spend the evening on the stream with my dad. I had a hole in my waders and my right leg was soaked up to my thigh, but it was worth it to catch this gorgeous rainbow! Took about 20 minutes to bring in. Caught with a parachute caddis at the Catch and Release Fly Fishing Only section of Oil Creek on April 13.
Angler: Earl Dean Snyder
Town of residence: Somerset, Pa.
Fish species: Golden rainbow trout
Size: 20 inches
Body of water: Laurel Hill Lake
Photographer: Brian D. Snyder
Photographer's town of residence: East Pittsburgh, Pa.
Optional Information: After MANY years of fishing, he finally landed that once-in-a-lifetime trophy!
Jake Napoleon 7, Brady Napoleon 9, Hunter Napoleon 7.
From Mt. Lebanon.
Caught in somerset county.
Picture taken by dad Jim Napoleon.
First opening day for the boys.
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