On his first opening day, Adrian Jerabek, 3, of Robinson, caught his first trout.
"He had a blast," said his mom, Kelly Jerabek, "but I think I had an even better time."
Submit your trout photos to the Post-Gazette Trout Photo Contest. Through May 11, email high-resolution .jpgs to FishingReport@post-gazette.com, including the angler's name, age (if a minor), town, where caught and optional details, and photographer's name, town and phone number (not for publication).
View reader trout photos at the Post-Gazette Rod & Gun Club blog at blogs.post-gazette.com/sports/rod-gun-club. Winners in the categories Big Fish, Kidstuff and Artsy Shots will be interviewed and the photos published in print and online later this month.
Find it hard to get around, especially on the water? The Post-Gazette will hold a free mobility-challenged fishing event Sun., May 18 on Loyalhanna Creek in Westmoreland County. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the state will block motor traffic on the low cement Sleepy Hollow bridge connecting eastbound and westbound Route 30 west of Ligonier, one mile east of Route 217. The Fish and Boat Commission will waive license requirements and provide participants with rods, tackle and adaptive gear, and outdoors editor John Hayes and members of Forbes Road Trout Unlimited will serve as fast-water fishing coaches. Live bait, bottled water and pizza provided. Registration required at 412-263-1991 or firstname.lastname@example.org.