Fracking in trout country

May 5, 2014

The strike was solid and distinctive as a fat and brightly colored rainbow trout attacked a Pheasant Tail nymph bouncing across the rocky bottom of the Youghiogheny River during a recent float trip through parts of Ohiopyle State Park in Fayette County.

The guided fishing adventure was part of a weekend-long Trout Unlimited media tour focused on potential impacts of shale gas extraction on trout fishing in Pennsylvania's Appalachian Mountains.


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