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 Post subject: Thanks to a couple of friends...
PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:31 pm 
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Brook Trout

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...I was able to have personal best fly-rod catches for both brown & rainbow trout this weekend.

Thanks Travis:
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And thanks Maniac:
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Learned an interesting new rigging technique; it's called a Lewis Trot Line:
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Plus I caught my first lake trout:
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All right...you guys have put me on some fish; now it's my turn for you and anyone else who wants to go after some winter muskies. Searching patterns that ran true on test today:
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 Post subject: Re: Thanks to a couple of friends...
PostPosted: Mon Oct 25, 2010 5:05 am 
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hell to the yeah!!!!!!!!! great fish! Congrats! Did you catch those browns on top water patterns?

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 25, 2010 8:10 am 
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Nice fish John.....congratulations.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:46 am 
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Nice work J4..Scott called to rub it in..lol


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Damn, John! How much bacon did you cut offa them pigs?
Nice work, sir.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 25, 2010 1:02 pm 
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Is the motor working?


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 Post subject: Re: Thanks to a couple of friends...
PostPosted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 9:48 am 
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Riverview, caught the brown on a black streamer - zonker tail with spun deer head.

And yes Kyle the motor is working! Happy Days are here again!! :D


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 Post subject: Re: Thanks to a couple of friends...
PostPosted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 11:22 am 
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jkilday4 wrote:
And yes Kyle the motor is working! Happy Days are here again!! :D


Sweet! Where we going this weekend?


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 Post subject: Re: Thanks to a couple of friends...
PostPosted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 3:02 pm 
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vids of J4 landing a good 'urn...sorry, the battery in the Optio died right at the critical moment, but then it came back to life a few seconds later...dang proprietary Optio batteries!! J4 did a great job hauling this one in in the really fast water!

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part 2 below:

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pictures don't really do this fish justice, it was about the same diameter as an NFL football...


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 Post subject: Re: Thanks to a couple of friends...
PostPosted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 6:31 pm 
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These are from the same area in 2008....

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found this tail & roe at the boat ramp:

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