Best Fish of 06

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  1. Richard Olmstead

    Richard Olmstead BigDog

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    I'm with you, Gig. My best fish was far from the biggest, but was my first Golden trout from high in the Rockies a 2 1/2 day hike from the road.
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  2. Tim Lockhart

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    2 nice browns at Pass in same weekend - early Dec. (finally...fished there entire Fall and hit lots of rainbows but no browns till these...began to think it was a load of crap that this place had any browns...not any more). Was bummed not to have pics until I saw 'Yard's monster....that's fish of the year plus you got a great photo...frame it dude...:thumb:
     
  3. SteelieD

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    'Yard, that brown is AWESOME!!:thumb:
     
  4. Jason Decker

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    Hey Jason, was that Cedar bow caught on a big 'n ugly streamer on the swing or a stonefly nymph?
     
  6. Jason Decker

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    streamer - of course!
     
  7. ibn

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    So many great fish.

    I gotta add this one, although I it was more of a end to the 2005 season fish.

    Caught this wild OP hen this year in march, biggest steelhead to date, really pretty fish, so fresh and so bright, she had a metalic color to her face. I saw her move into a slot and hooked her the next cast, very memorable fish, I worked all year for this fish.

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  8. Kevin J. Burnham

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    Ibn, Usted es una cucaracha que apesta!
     
  9. Steelie Addict

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    This is my best one of (06). Got it in late June on the Snoqualmie and couldn't top it the rest of the year.
    Steelie Addict
     
  10. Mulligan

    Mulligan Stephen Mull

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    That is a huge snoqualmie fish!
     
  11. otter

    otter Banned or Parked

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    To all -

    Beautiful fish, every one! I had too few days to steal away from work this year, but I caught a few, and treasured each and all. The attachments are slightly NFR, but this is our "best of 2006", launched 17 December. 164' and stone gorgeous, built in Port Angeles, Washington, USA by an outrageously talented crew.

    otter
     
  12. Jason Decker

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    nice boat otter! how much $$$? who bought it?? what did you do on it?
     
  13. Mulligan

    Mulligan Stephen Mull

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    That boat is amazing. Is it a personal yacht for someone? Any outrageous amenities or is this one built for utility?
     
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    otter Banned or Parked

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    Jason -

    The boat is the second in the series, hull #5002.

    Base price is $30 million, then you can add what you want.

    An American gentleman, and his wife, bought it for their personal use.

    I sweep the floors, grease the zerks, and run this perpetual motion machine so that the the production guys and gals get what they need when they need it. My offeeshal title is V.P. Manufacturing, although I am a cabinetmaker and carpenter by trade.


    otter
     
  15. hendersonbaylocal

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    You guys have been turning some cool boats out there. Nice work!

    I think even if I had the money I'd never have a boat that big, but dang... they are fun to look at. :D