Outdoor Life Online Editor

On my third day fishing in Maine I landed a 14-inch wild brook trout. It was huge. Well, it was huge by my standards. The Mainers I fished with, though, laughed and told me to throw it back without taking any pictures. These seasoned trout anglers knew the secret: the brookies in Maine rivers and ponds are oversized brutes. Sure enough, the next day I landed a 4-pounder. That’s when the cameras started flashing. Here is a photo essay of that week in Maine at trout camp.

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