Summer at the Stone House #5

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Event Date(s): Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Railroad from Olean

The fifth of six in the Civil War Event Series to commemorate the the fourth year of the Civil War sesquicentennial.  Each of the six events will highlight a different aspect of the Civil War, this one being "Railroads During the Civil War".  Speaker will be Larry Kilmer, who has collected railroad artifacts, books, maps, pictures and memorabilia since he was a child.  His father was fascinated by the railroad industry and collected information and research on local railroads.

For more information on this event please visit http://www.cattco.org/museum

This event will be held at:

The Stone House
9824 Rt. 16
Machias, NY 14101
United States
42° 23' 29.5908" N, 78° 35' 50.3052" W
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Cattaraugus Creek has been listed in the top 10 sites for Steelhead Fishing (rainbow trout fishing) by 2 outdoor magazines. Steelhead Trout AKA Rainbow trout are very similar to Salmon in both taste and habits. Unlike other areas of the United States, our native Rainbow trout (Steelhead Trout) spend a majority of time in Lake Erie a freshwater lake and spawn in the Cattaraugus Creek and other tributaries.

The following is from the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation's article "Steelhead Fishing in Lake Erie Tributaries"

Lake Erie's tributary streams, both big and small, receive an annual run of migratory rainbow trout called "steelhead." From October through April, thousands of steelhead ascend New York's Lake Erie tributaries on their mission to spawn. Excellent fishing opportunities await any angler who wishes to try their hand at steelhead fishing. Between the acrobatic leaps, long drag-screaming runs and rod quaking head shakes, the fight of an early run steelhead is a truly exhilarating experience.

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