Largest Freshwater Fish Caught on a Fly Rod?

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  1. Brookie_Hunter

    Brookie_Hunter aka Dave Hoover

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    Flyborg Active Member

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    Awesome!
     
  3. Olive bugger

    Olive bugger Active Member

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    Wonder what he caught it on.

    Chironomid?
     
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    mtskibum16 Active Member

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    That's pretty crazy!
     
  5. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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    Geezus! That is one ugly fish!!!
     
  6. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    Great press for Wright McGill... Sage, Orvis, Winston and the rest must be green with envy. I'll tell you one thing for sure, there is no damn way I would jump waist deep into that primordial stew to get a picture. One has to wonder what other critters are around -- especially the ones that swim up the old pee-tube :eek:.
     
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    Breck The Whisky Guy

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    Probably sipped a #24 midge off the surface.
     
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    Skysoldier FUBAR

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    Very cool!
     
  9. Nick Clayton

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    I bet he took a chartreuse/pink clouser.
     
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    I might agree with the #24 Midge
     
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    Looks like Wright & McGill is trying to make a come back. That's a pretty nice looking reel and apparently, it is capable of handling BIG fish.
     
  12. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Now that is f_____ing kool! :eek:
     
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    Big enough to eat you.