Enlightened finally joined the club...

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by triploidjunkie, Oct 27, 2013.

  1. Jeff Dodd

    Jeff Dodd Active Member

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    That is awesome! What a fish and good to see enlightened is the one hoisting it up!

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  2. Jim Speaker

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    Nice!!!
     
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  3. later_Peter

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    reminds me of the old Winston ads...
     
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  4. enlightened

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    Tell me about it! I was at the breaking point:)
     
  5. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    I.......... Need a couple of those!!! Nice.
     
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  6. triploidjunkie

    triploidjunkie Active Member

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    Yes, yes she's hot! Some of my favorite spots for fall are missing majorly this year, and some new ones are paying off like they just dumped a hatchery truck there lately(which hasn't happened). Hit or miss.
     
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  7. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    After the puget sound steelhead season ends I'll be back on the hunt for the biguns over on the pond . Be fore warned I'll be the prowl somewhere off pearl hill road starting in january...
     
  8. triploidjunkie

    triploidjunkie Active Member

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    By that time I'll be all about the Big O! But until then I'll be waaaaaaay upriver of you. IMO the first ten miles of that tailwater are the best fishing, but come "runoff" alot of fish get washed down and stacked up behind the dam(or become what's known as washovers and make it over Chief Jo). And from reports I've been hearing, making it up the Met:(
     
  9. Tacoma Red

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    Uhhh yeah! Nice fish too!
     
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  10. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I figured that. But you know how some people balk on taking fish out of the water.
     
  11. Steve Call

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    Outstanding fish! Good to get the stink off.

    A couple of my usual spots have been very lean over the last few weeks. Not sure why or how, but I've been trying everything and still not doing so well.
     
  12. Freestone

    Freestone Not to be confused with freestoneangler

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    I understand E's plight. I had to take a few months off this summer/fall due to some health issues. It's been a while since I felt the tug so I couldn't resist when I saw this hatchery truck back up to a lake the other day, lol. I didn't land anything but felt the enormous weight of a 3" fish for a few seconds and entertained the bystanders.

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  13. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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    They plant 3 inch fish??? And I thought the 8 inchers (they call them "catchable") they plant in some lakes in Oregon are too small.
     
  14. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    They even plant them smaller. Fry I believe they are called. You get a bucket full of them and you can fry them.
     
  15. Bob Rankin

    Bob Rankin Chasing fur and fish every second I get :)

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    Ya, that's a big one!!!!! Way to go!
     
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