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Trout Photo Contest

Written by John Hayes on .

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2012 Post-Gazette Trout Photo Contest, and thanks to all of the participants for sending in your photos. Scroll down to see the category winners and additional entries.

Read more about winners and other participants at post-gazette/sports/outdoors.

Big Fish Winner

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Connor Dayton, 17, Whitehall.
Brown trout, 27 inches, Spruce Creek

We believe this a native brown because of the fins' beautiful colors. It was caught with a 4-weight fly rod and took a sculpin pattern.

Photo by Steve  Dayton

Kid Stuff Winner

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Katie Yanni,  7, of Wexford.
Rainbow trout caught on pink Powerbait while in a canoe on North Park Lake.

Photo by Matt Yanni

Artsy Shots

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Angler and photographer: Greg Reynolds of Penn.
Above, a small wild brook trout caught on a dry fly at Linn Run.

Additional Trout Photo Contest entries

Angler and photographer: Greg Reynolds of Penn Township.
Above, an 8-inch wild brook trout caught on a dry fly at Linn Run in the autumn. Below, a 14-inch rainbow trout caught on a nymph at Laurel Hill Creek in the autumn.