Pennsylvania Trout (Caught by Bear Jr)

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Awesome my friend! Fresh trout filets are so tasty! That breading and the ninja combo looks like a winner! Bear Jr I’d say is one great guy… maybe due to the folks that raised him! 😉
 

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Looks good John. My BIL gives us a few lakers ever now and again. Always appreciated it.

Point for sure
Chris

Thank You Chris!!
The biggest Trout Bear Jr ever caught were the 2 he caught in Upstate New York:
a 31 1/2" Buck and a 29 1/2 Roe, on a Fly Rod.
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Thanks for the post Bear. Nothing beats fresh trout. Years ago we used to fly fish Wills creek in Somerset County. We have a hunting cabin there. PA has a very good stocking program

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Thank You RG !!
3.2 Million Trout Stocking in 2022:
The PFBC will stock approximately 3.2 million adult trout in 696 streams and 128 lakes open to public angling. These figures, which are consistent with the number of trout stocked over the past decade, include approximately 2.2 million Rainbow Trout; 686,000 Brown Trout; and 293,000 Brook Trout. As with past practice, the average size of the trout produced for stocking is 11 inches in length with an average weight of .58 pounds.

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Those are some fine looking trout! Even better looking meals Bear. Just looks delicious.

Are those Brook Trout?
Thank You SE !!
These are very badly discolored from being in a bag for hours, but I have to say they are all Rainbows, which is also what they mostly stocked in "The Little Bushkill" Creek.
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Ha yeah I saw the row post. I have been calling my house in Masthope - a house in losthope in Lackofaction PA but we love it here. - Thx
ON EDIT:
If you're still interested, I checked with Bear Jr, and he caught 10 Trout in the Little Bushkill Creek, between where it passes under Rt 209, and where it dumps into the Delaware River. Just South of where Pike & Monroe Counties meet.

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ON EDIT:
If you're still interested, I checked with Bear Jr, and he caught 10 Trout in the Little Bushkill Creek, between where it passes under Rt 209, and where it dumps into the Delaware River. Just South of where Pike & Monroe Counties meet.

Bear
Thanks, that is about 1.5 miles away. Probably not happening this weekend. My dad had to be taken to the ER at Wayne memorial in Honesdale yesterday. More problems related to his congestive heart failure (89 YO)
Thankfully they did not keep him but we have been down this road before. The next step is hour twenty to Geisinger's in Scranton if needed.
 

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praise the lord for pre-cleaned filets and air fryers.

Thank You FX !!
Appreciate That !!

Bear

Now that's a meal I'd tear up fast. Nice work to you and the breading machine John!
Thank You Jake!!
Yup---They don't make breading machines like that any more!

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Looks like some fine meals bear .

Thank You Jim!!
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Looks real good John. Would you believe I've never had Trout before?
LOL. I've had many kinds of Fish and I prefer breaded. Those Mushrooms look great too. Nice work.
Is that because you don't have any cold freshwater streams??
Up here they stock over 3 million trout in cold water streams, but not much in warmer streams.
Then we have special streams that can sustain their own trout, including spawning.
They're treated as "Natural Streams" and don't stock trout in some of them, to let them thrive on their own.
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Thank You Jim!!
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Is that because you don't have any cold freshwater streams??
Up here they stock over 3 million trout in cold water streams, but not much in warmer streams.
Then we have special streams that can sustain their own trout, including spawning.
They're treated as "Natural Streams" and don't stock trout in some of them, to let them thrive on their own.
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Bear
Good info. The lakes around here I think were man made. I'll check with my Son to see if there's any freshwater streams. Not being a Fisherman, I'm not up on the situation. My Son fished for a while, 2-3 years, but I think he only Bass fished. That's cool they stock so much Trout up there.
 

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We love fresh fried fish, spectacular meals there Bear and so nice of your son to look out for his parents like he does...
Thank You Charles!!
I appreciate that!
Yup---He is a Great Son!

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Very nice Bear, those were some nice looking filets! Jr and you did good!
Thank You Civil !!
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just awesome Bear! Sorry I’ve been late to the party, but those look incredible. We’re loving the Ninja air fry that we got because of you. My wife just did some chicken thighs in it that were awesome. That’s a meal I would crush!
 

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Nice John! Fresh trout are fabulous!

Thank You Steve!!
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Bear

Your right about the smoker. Smoked trout is the very best! Looks like you did good. Those fish look really good. I need to start gathering some of my ninja cooks to post. Been doing grilled shrimp quite a bit in it.

Thank You Brian!!
Shrimp is one of the few things I don't usually do in the Ninja.
I just love Shrimp so much sautéed in lots of Butter.
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Hard to beat fresh trout!
And those look delicious John !

Keith

Thank You Keith!!
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Bear , great post on the Trout and nice of Jr. to share with you, lol

All looks great. I could go for a big feed of fresh Trout.

David
Thank You David!!
Yup, He takes care of his Old Man!!
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Late visiting this one Bear.

Never thought about scrambled eggs and fish, but it looks mighty good to me.

Your breading machine is a modern marvel. Perfect results every time.

POINT for you, and your breading machine
 

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Ha yeah I saw the row post. I have been calling my house in Masthope - a house in losthope in Lackofaction PA but we love it here. - Thx
That's Great, Cliff!!
However, if you're ever in hip boots, in the Lackawaxen, and you hear the alarm go off, don't take too long to get out of the water. The water level will be going up soon.

Bear
Those look great John!
It’s been a long time since I have had fresh trout!
I’m jealous!!
Al
Thank You, Al !!
You guys make up for it with your huge Largemouth Bass!

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