Photo Essay

Graduation

Photo Essays - Stories|Graduation Trip

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Many of the signs in Roscoe sport illustrations of trout and other wildlife. The town is aptly nicknamed “Trout Town, USA” for obvious reasons, and boasts the title well.


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The early morning fog creeps in before getting into a fishing session.


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Roscoe has three fly shops on the main block of town because, well, why not?


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A humble home spotted on the road to a new fishing spot on the Beaverkill.


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My family’s graduation tradition is to give the graduate a lei after receiving the diploma. I gave my flowers a front row seat to the road trip.


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The Beaverkill River calling me from the front seat of the car.


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The biggest brown of the trip, one that fell into a size twelve rusty spinner and was brought to the net.


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Watching my brown speed back to the depths from which he came. Sometimes, watching them return safely puts a bigger smile on my face.


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Rainbow on the Beaverkill


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Living off of PB&J for a few days isn’t bad when the trout are eager to eat.


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When your feet start to hurt from sliding around on rocks all day, tying flies and sipping strawberry lemonade is a nice compromise. Perfection looks something like this.