Lightning strikes!

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  1. SciGuy

    SciGuy Active Member

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    32" x 20" is 16.5 lbs according to the online weight estimator that I used. The leader was 6' of 15 lb Maxima Ultragreen.

    Tim, in that case I will be very uncareful for the next few weeks!
     
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    About 4" in length:

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  3. Peter Pancho

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    one word, awesome!
     
  4. Ron McNeal

    Ron McNeal Life's good!

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    Sheesh. That - is - one - really - nice - big - fat - hunk of salmon. Good for you!!!
     
  5. Rob Ast

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    Awesome fish Bill. Makes me glad I'm following the guru's advice about 15lb leaders. Was that on a 6wt or 7wt?
     
  6. Josh Smestad

    Josh Smestad aka Mtnwkr

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    I've been fishing 12lb, maybe I need to step it up! Great looking fish there Bill. Don't you fish an 8wt?
     
  7. SciGuy

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    Josh, I usually fish an 8 weight starting in mid-July but I dropped some coin this Spring and picked up a 9'6" 7 weight Sage One...it is a super sweet rod and even with the Nook I felt it had the power to maintain good pressure on the fish. I'm glad I made the invesment.
     
  8. Randy Lindahl

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    Wow congrats Bil!!!l...it was a very slow morning and day out there and you were the talk of the town. "Some Fly Guy..." Good job!
     
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    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    Nicely done!
     
  10. Caveman

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    WOW. Jealouse........
     
  11. John Weston

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    great job, thanks for the info.
    Outlaw
     
  12. porterHause

    porterHause Just call me Jon

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    Oh hell yeah! Nice job!
     
  13. Jim Speaker

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    NICE!!! Can't think of other words... just... NICE!!! :D
     
  14. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

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    Bill,
    I'm glad you got your King when you did. Looks like chinook retention will be closing in MA 9 starting Monday.
    That makes it only a 19 day chinook season this year in MA 9.
    SF
     
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    That sucks. Stonefish hiw did you find this out?
     
  16. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    That is really great stuff!!! Nice! Very nice!
     
  17. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

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    Thanks Stonefish. I guess I should have known that.
     

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