September 2, 2011
Trevor Nelson, an Arizona Game and Fish employee, released a large group of mature trout into Tonto Creek, Tuesday, Aug. 30. Nelson, Larry Duhamell and Marc Severson loaded a tank truck full of trout and spent several hours dropping the large fish along Tonto Creek.
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Writer gets tangled in the karmic complexities of three-pound trout
The monsters circled lazily in the crystal clear Tonto Creek pool as I threaded my fly, poised on the unheeded cusp of a karmic breakdown. My hands fairly trembled with my proximity to those three-pound rainbows, holding fast in the eddy just as Mark Severson, the Tonto Creek Hatchery manager, had promised.