finally got my 20 pounder

Discussion in 'Spey Clave' started by Panhandle, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. golfman65

    golfman65 Guest

    I got one up north this year...if I didn't have a tape I would have sworn it was 40"...Ok, it was just over 33" I was pretty sure my tape was screwed up..lol...

    kind of wish I didn't have that tape on me...40 sounds so much better... :)

    hot fish with fat tails tend to do that to you sometimes!!!
     
  2. Flyborg

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    Dang. It's big and beautiful.
     
  3. Red Shed

    Red Shed "junkyard spey"

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    The first time he measured it he used Poppy's "special" Red Shed tape. After 12" every number is 40".

    Nice fish Pan!
     
  4. Mark Bové

    Mark Bové Chasin tail

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    Nice fish but no where near 20...
     
  5. Panhandle

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    Actually a few pounds short, Mark, but once again, thanks for your expert opinion. Your odd ego never ceases to amaze us that know you.
     
  6. Wayne Kohan

    Wayne Kohan fish-ician

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    I keep a tape measure like that in my bedroom....

    wayne
     
  7. Mark Bové

    Mark Bové Chasin tail

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    Adam you know me, I am just a guy who looks to get a rise out of people like you because its fun and with out joking and sarcasm life would be boring!!! And whom are you speaking for when you refer to we?? You and your fish or the mouse in your pocket?

    ;) its just for fun lighten up purist
     
  8. Panhandle

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    Read your post. Where would one detect humor or sarcasm? Its a cop out to be passive aggressive then blame the person for being sensitive. Now, if you were just trying to get a reaction, that makes you an asshole with a weird sense of humor.
     
  9. Mark Bové

    Mark Bové Chasin tail

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    Like I said, you know me so if I was an asshole with a strange sense of humor I would have left you on the other side of the river all day with no lunch. Next time you bonk a fish weigh it to prove its a 20 instead of posting "I caught a 20 pounder on the CW!!" When in actuallity it is slightly above average sized b run ( something like 15-16 pounds) which is still awesome. Actions speak louder than words, just sayin. Nice fish and I know the feeling its hard to contain your excitement when you catch a big fish! But dude do you really want to see posts from me about some of the critters that find themselves on the end of my line??
     
  10. Panhandle

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    Ya, I would love for you to post pics of your huge fish. Here's the conditions though: The fish must be caught on a fly rod, without an indicator, no bead, not on the SF, and prior to march. Now what?
     
  11. Stewart

    Stewart Skunk Happens

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    Nice fish, man.

    I am almost done with all this study shit. Maybe then I can tag along and take a try at this steelhead thing. I did do the Koot float with my kids this summer. It was a blast.
     
  12. Mark Bové

    Mark Bové Chasin tail

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    No twenties just a couple in the low teens for this years swung fishes... Now this is just dumb... comparing fishes...

    :beathead:
     
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    Wow. No pissin' contest like a steelhead pissin' contest. Smells like a port-a-potty in here.
     
  14. Panhandle

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    No its not, comparing fish is awesome, especially when it produces pics like that. Nice fish.
     
  15. Big Tuna

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    Beautiful fish and nice work, but give your mom her glasses back:)