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The amazing struggles of big brown, rainbow, and cutthroat trout leaping waterfalls at Dry Run Creek, a tributary of the North Fork and White River near Mountain Home, Arkansas.
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Gene's Trout Fishing Resort, site sponsor, is one-half mile from where the 2Cooleys trout photos were taken.

Trout Traffic Accidents - Photos 61 - 66

Why it's so hard for trout to get over the falls

trout accidents 1
61. not high enough

trout accidents 2
62. hitting rocks

trout accidents 3
63. wrong direction

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trout accidents 4
64. hitting banks

trout accidents 5
65. competition

trout accidents 6
66. jumping too soon

Because trout fail on most attempts to scale the falls, it looks as though they will kill themselves. Fortunately for them the ordeal is not as bad as it looks. While they crash into rocks, the bank, each other, and get tumbled by the fall waters, they recover and get right back to it. It is their unfailing determination which keeps these wild trout strong.

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