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Resting Cutthroat Trout
Photographer: Thomas J Astle
Location: Beartooth Mountains, Montana
Story: 
I was backpacking on the Beartooth Plateau, and doing some fishing. These cutthroats weren't feeding -- they were resting, post-spawning. You could actually reach down and touch them, so I stopped fishing and just took pictures. I liked the dappled effect of the wind on the water.
Digital Alterations: 
Exposure adjustment, minor cropping
Camera Information: Fuji X Pro-1, 60mm
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