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New York Reader Stories: Catching brook trout on little Catskill stream worth the drive

After losing a newly purchased fly when trying to land a small Catskill brook trout, Waite tied on another fly and went back to fishing, eventually landing the same fish. Waite and his partner enjoy fishing for small wild brook trout, which they consider as trophies. (Photo provided)

A three-hour drive may seem like a substantial trek for some. For us two young fly-fishermen, it is an easily feasible day trip.
Time flies by when you are daydreaming of a small mountain stream and the almost mythically colored 6-inch apex predators that inhabit those streams. As we drove southbound on New York Route 17 we looked down to see numerous drift boats drifting down the Delaware River, like mayflies bobbing down a tiny stream.

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