Show off your catch in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s annual Trout Photo Contest.

Submit your high-resolution .jpgs (1MB minimum) to by May 20. Include:

  • photographer’s name and town
  • the angler’s name
  • age (for children)
  • town
  • species
  • size
  • body of water
  • date of catch
  • phone number (not for publication)
  • details of the catch

Categories are: Big Fish, Kidstuff and Artsy Shots.

The winning photos will be published with angler interviews on May 27.

Submissions will be shown below as they are received.


A 22 ½-inch 5-pound golden rainbow took the bait fished by Caitlin Pegher, 11, of Allison Park on April 7, Mentored Youth Fishing Day.
Emily Bubash photo.


Levi Cardillo of McDonald took this 24-inch rainbow on Mentored Youth Fishing Day.
Patrick Cardillo photo.


Joshua Pisarcik of Venetia picked a 16-inch brook trout off the bottom while nymphing with a 3-weight 6 ½-foot fly rod on Linden Creek, not far below Canonsburg Lake.
Joshua Pisarcik photo.


While casting an orange salmon egg at about noon on opening day, Bryan Hnetinka of West Chester, Chester County, landed a 24-inch 6-pound golden rainbow at Loyalhanna Creek, Westmoreland County.


James Swearingen of Windgap released a nice rainbow trout and a hefty golden rainbow while fishing Standing Stone Creek, Huntingdon County, on opening day of the statewide trout season.
Hank Lavrich photo.


Joe Baker of Canonsburg christened his new boat on the Ontario-New York border by catching two huge Niagara River brown trout — one on the first cast from the vessel.
Joe Baker photo.


Taking advantage of the Stocked Trout Waters Approved for Year-Round Fishing regulations at North Park Lake, Ronan Karavlan, 8, of McCandless caught a 13-inch rainbow trout on a paste bait mouse tail April 4.
Scott Karavlan photo.



Jeff Coles released a 21 1/1-inch rainbow (top) and 19 1/2-inch tiger trout Jan. 27 above the Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only area on Loyalhanna Creek, Westmoreland County. Tigers are sterile hybrids of brown and brook trout almost always created in a hatchery.
Jeff Coles photo.