Cutthroat/steelhead hybrid

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  1. The Quan

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    Here is a photo of one of the hybrids I caught. I have a picture somewhere I am trying to dig up of one that is a few inches bigger than this. This one had what I would call a half slash under the throat. I have rarely caught one with a full slash. I have caught fish that are very distinguishable resident cutthroat and resident rainbows the same system , either a full dark slash or no slash at all. Then there are these that seem to fall in between ! The interesting thing is they are all good size fish. I would say the smallest hybrid I have caught has been 14". The largest 24". I would say about 25% of the fish I have caught in this area are hybrids of sort.Another observation I have made is they hit really hard and I mean really hard :eek:. I have been broke off many times just on the take with 6 lb maxima !!!![​IMG][/IMG]
     
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    nice fish and SLT
     

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