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Of brook trout and Adirondacks adventure

The upper Hudson River, far removed from Manhattan, is the scene of an extraordinary float trip.

Updated: August 17, 2005, 6:07 PM ET
By Ken Schultz | ESPNOutdoors.com Fishing editor

Editor's note: ESPNOutdoors.com Fishing editor Ken Schultz also is a commentator for "BassCenter," which air Saturdays on ESPN2; look for his "Reel Speak" segment.

TUPPER LAKE, New York — "The biggest trout usually strike ferociously," said guide Walt Boname. "No bumping or fooling around. They slam it."

Sure enough, just before 8 o'clock, with the last streams of mist rising off Sperry Pond, something ripped into my streamer — a flashabou-laced, smelt-imitating Boname ...

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