Big Red One

Discussion in 'Trip Reports with Pics' started by Curtis King, Dec 17, 2006.

  1. Curtis King Fish Magnet

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    ptyd No, not the Lee Marvin movie. Just wanted to share this with you WFF'ers. The rod is a 9.5' 8 WT with a 7/8 large arbor reel. This is definitely the largest Steelie I have ever landed on the fly.

    I love this game........:beer2:
  2. papafsh Piscatorial predilection

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    Beauty!

    LB
  3. Zen Piscator Supporting wild steelhead, gravel to gravel.

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    Very nice fish! Mainstem columbia?
  4. John Hicks Owner and operator of Sea Run Pursuits

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    beautiful, simply beautiful
  5. Curtis King Fish Magnet

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    :thumb:
    Zen, as usual you are correct...Mainstem Columbia somewhere between the ocean and Canada.....

    BTW, I enjoyed your article on steelie nyphing, but just haven't put it to practice yet. I'm a little slow....

    :beer2:
  6. Steelie Mike Active Member

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    Nice fish my friend! You got to love those Christmas colors on him.
  7. Zen Piscator Supporting wild steelhead, gravel to gravel.

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    Hot damn, thats where I gotta be tomorrow. Please warm up.
  8. Bluepilot5 New Member

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    Bothell
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    You found my fish. I was looking all over for him...hehehe:rofl:
  9. Ryan Nathe Member

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    Wow, that is a huge buck! Must have been fun
  10. agent montana This Must be a sickness!! MARINATE!!!

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    Groove City!
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    nice work bro'..Keep hope alive!