Finally caught my first one!

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  1. freshie

    freshie Member

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    After three years of trying I finally caught my first steelhead! A hatchery buck on the Cowlitz at Blue Creek. I know it's not as exciting as catching a wild one on the Hoh but I figure the fish gods are having me work up to that. Thanks to everyone who posts here for all the great info and support!
     

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    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    Congratulations to you, Freshie!
     
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    On the swing too! Nice work man.
     
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    Salmo_g Well-Known Member

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    Congratualtions! Don't dispair; most steelhead, hatchery or wild, aren't exciting. What I discovered is that most steelheaders are excitable, so that covers for the fish's performance.
     
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    Well Done!
     
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    Nice fish! Right on.
     
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    Nice!
     
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    Way to go! You are screwed for life! It will never be the same!
     
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  9. NW_flyfisher

    NW_flyfisher if it's not this, then what?

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    Fantastic, perseverance paid off!
     
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  10. wgeoff

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    Getting your first catch is always a nice feeling. Congrats!
     
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