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Fishing Pictures & More

A 20-inch brown from the Clear Fork River.
A Clear Fork River brown taken on a 3-wt fly rod.
A 13-inch brown caught while nymphing the Clear Fork River

“Learn to fly fish” program, CFRTU teams up with OHIO DOW.

Instructions for the “Learn to fly fish class.”
Learn to fly fish students fishing ponds at Ohio Dow ponds at Portage Lakes
A fat yellow perch from the DOW ponds.
A rainbow trout caught on the fly.
Fishing the lower Clear Fork River.
Last class, students and instructors pose for picture after picnic dinner on the Clear Fork.
Ken Fry, Outdoor skills instructor for the DOW and “Learn to fly fish” coordinator.

Trout in the Classroom, May 2018

Students from Old Trail School prepare to release rainbow trout raised in classroom into Apple Creek, May 8, 2018.
Looking for aquatic insects, food for newly released trout.
Ready to stock rainbow trout fingerlings in Apple Creek.
Last of the trout to stock.
Five rainbow trout fingerlings checking out their new home waters in Apple Creek.

Trout in the Classroom, April 2018

Dalton Middle School students with buckets of rainbow trout fingerlings to stock in Apple Creek. It was a rainy day and a muddy walk to the stream April 24, 2018.
Dalton Middle School Students getting ready to acclimate trout fingerlings as the final act of their Trout in the Classroom project.
Some of the 75 fingerling rainbow trout raised by Dalton Middle School students in the Classroom.
And off they go!
Makeshift raingear was the order of the day.
Taking a rest after stocking Apple Creek with rainbow trout fingerlings.

Winter & Fall Steelhead, 2017-18

A cold but beautiful day for steelhead fishing.
Five-pound steelhead caught and released from Ashtabula River. 3/26/18
Randy Rowe with a pretty buck taken with a White death streamer. 3/19/18
Randy Rowe with a pretty hen. 11/5/17
Harry Hoitink with a big buck steelhead.
Skip Nault with 8.5 pound steelhead 12/5/17

Wounded Warriors, November 2017

November 10, 2017, CFRTU members instructed Wounded Warriors to fly fish on Castalia’s Cold Creek.
Another happy Wounded Warrior.
WW with the biggest fish of the day, a 5-5 pounder.
Paul Swarmer with a happy Warrior. Yes it was cold that day.

Stocking Apple Creek, Fall 2017

Dan Curtis unloads netfull of trout from stocking truck. 10/14/17
Buckets of fish taken to Apple Creek. 10/14/17
Rainbow & brown trout swim away. 10/14/17
Checking to see how trout are doing in new home.

When fish go in, trash comes out of the creek.
Second fall stocking. 11/18/17
Nice fish going into creek.

Water was high & muddy for 11/18/17 stocking.