A Bad Day on the Skagit

Discussion in 'Spey Clave' started by miyawaki, Jan 25, 2008.

  1. miyawaki

    miyawaki Active Member

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    First this buck has a nasty run in with a net then he grabs the wrong bug to eat. It’s tough being a steelhead these days.

    Caught him Thursday at 2:35 pm.

    Leland.
     
  2. yellowlab

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    SWEEEEEEET Leland. Way to go. Nice Native Fish!!! Looks like he got past the gil net or a seal and made his way up to spawn another day.
     
  3. Matt Burke

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    Geezus Leland, how big did ya figure it was.
     
  4. MauiJim

    MauiJim ka lawai'a

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    Niiiice fish Leland! :thumb:
     
  5. bhudda

    bhudda heffe'

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    that'll jolt the pulse rate:) nice one Leland!
     
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    Sweet!:thumb:
     
  7. Jeff Hale

    Jeff Hale B.I.G.F.F.

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    Leland...that is a BIG steelhead.
     
  8. miyawaki

    miyawaki Active Member

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    Matt,

    John kept yelling twenty but I'm thinking a bit less, maybe 17-18.

    Leland.
     
  9. Davy

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    .....thought I had seen that pic just the other day... nice fish indeed Leland. :thumb:
     
  10. Coach Duff

    Coach Duff Banned or Parked

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    Big and ugly, how we likes em. Congrats
     
  11. Riane

    Riane Mouse doctor

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    Whoa man, I am jealous. Really nice fish, congrats! I need to get out!!
     
  12. Mark Speer

    Mark Speer It's all good.....

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    Since I am land locked this weekend....It's refreshing to see some from a distances.... very verrry nice.
     
  13. sashjo

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    Man, I thought someone died by the thread title. Nice fish anyway.
     
  14. yuhina

    yuhina Tropical member

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    That is a Fine fish! awesome photo.
     
  15. Bruce Davidson

    Bruce Davidson formerly hatman

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    Awesome! Would've liked to see the smile on your face. :)