Monster Madison brown washed up on bank

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  1. Derek Young

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    Keeping and mounting a dead fish, found on the bank? Seems like the angling equivalent of keeping the photo of the pretty girl that comes with the new picture frame by your bedside...
     
  2. luv2fly2

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    my next trip to the Madison will stop in at the slide inn and witness the beast. mike w
     
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    That's a huge fish! But looking at it in proportion I don't think it would top sixteen pounds. That's not intended to take much away from a leviathan like that! While it IS the fish of a lifetime it's not a record or comparable with the dead fish in question. I can't imagine catching a fish like that though. You would honestly wonder what the hell you had on the line! Assuming it couldn't possibly be a trout! Knowing it was and sight fishing it must have been amazing.
     
  5. Gary Thompson

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    I can't believe someone would touch that ole dead boot.
     
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    Old Man are you using treble hooks and 6 oz sinkers again??????
     
  7. Ron Eagle Elk

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    I'm working at Campfire Lodge Resort between Hebgen and Quake Lakes. Quake holds some big fish. They make a feeding run up into the Madison in the evenings. The fishing is good, it would be better if the water would drop a few degrees. If your in the area stop by the shop and try fishing about 50 yards below Hebgen Dam.