Src Monster

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by Matthew Gulbranson, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. Dale Dennis

    Dale Dennis Formally Double-D

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    As a searun fanatic of over 35 years I have yet to put a cutt of that size to hand. Congrats Matthew that is a real trophy for sure.
     
  2. Just.Mark

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    That's awsome, congrats
     
  3. Matthew Gulbranson

    Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    Jordan, yes, using a two hander on the beach. Sometimes I use it as a single hand, and sometimes with both hands, just depends on the conditions or my mood. James, it's a 5wt.

    Thanks for all the replies. I'm not one to usually post a report, but this just had to be shared. I know I may very well never see another fish like this in my lifetime, but I'm happy to know they are out there! I hope this bodes well for the src populations in the future.
     
  4. Jonathan Tachell

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    Nice fish, that truly is a monster searun. I can't get over the size of the tail on that thing, awesome!
     
  5. jeff bandy

    jeff bandy Make my day

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    Good thing you posted this before today. NooooooOne would believe you.


    You sure you didn't Photoshop that.;)
     
  6. Tool Fly

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    Congrats on a real trophy! Well done.
     
  7. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide

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    That's a real dandy, Matthew! Very good work being there in the right place at the right time and with the right 'tude!

    We sure as hell will be suspicious of your hero shots from now on, Jeff!:D
     
  8. Matthew Gulbranson

    Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    Good one Jeff, but I posted it yesterday! :D
     
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    Very cool! Nice work!
     
  10. Upton O

    Upton O Blind hog fisherman

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    I've been wondering about these outsize sea-runs since I caught my big one a few years back. I wonder if these aren't cutt-bows that got the urge to go to the salt. The rainbow genetics giving them more upside growth potential, sort of a steel-bow?

    Regardless, crazy fish, glad that rod still has it's mojo workin! The Z-Axis 5110 is the best Puget Sound beach rod for SRC & rezzies in my opinion.
     
  12. lfpguy

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    WOW - nice fish! I'm getting all tingly...
     
  13. 1morecast

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    WoW!!!!
     
  14. Go Fish

    Go Fish Language, its a virus

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    A fabulous fish. Think how
    beef it'll get latter this
    year. Congrats!
     
  15. Ryan Nathe

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    Beautiful fish, a true pig! If more SRC were in this size range I would be tempted to fish for them more often.
     
  16. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    Congratulations, that's one for the memory bank!
     
  17. Bob Balder

    Bob Balder Willing to learn anything...

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    Now that, that right there, that's one hell of a fish! NIce job.
     
  18. SeaRun Fanatic

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    Quite a beautiful fish! Cherish it... those are the top 1%, if not the top 0.1%!
     
  19. Skysoldier

    Skysoldier Trout Hunter

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    Outstanding fish! Congrats!
     
  20. SaltyCutt

    SaltyCutt Beach Bum

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    Thank you for posting that. Amazing fish brother.
     

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