My first steelhead!

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by troutpounder, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. TROUTsniffer

    TROUTsniffer Member

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    it's people like you that ruin the native run....:D
     
  2. troutpounder

    troutpounder Active Member

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    yeah just like fighting a fish for five min and it jumping multiple time is doing less than 3 secs out of the water for a picture..........
     
  3. JesseC

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    The law was probably put in place to save the fish from people who insist on having 15 hero pictures taken over the course of 10 minutes with the fish out of the water.

    The only way to stop that was saying.... ok.... no more out of the water. Enjoy it while you can. Pretty soon, no smiling in pictures.
     
  4. Porter

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    Very well done! u got the fever now?
     
  5. troutpounder

    troutpounder Active Member

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    thanks porter! Ya its a problem now.... I might have to quit my job and find a way to make money steelhead fishing.......
     
  6. ZenDavid

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    Looks like a finned rocket! Congrats ....still trying for my first on the swing....and as many as possible after that!
     
  7. skyrise

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    anytime you see a wild Steelhead on the Stilly give thanks. after all that river has been through.
    poor river has taken more sediment load than the Toutle . At least according to the figures i last read.
    way to go.
     
  8. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    Another poor soul committed to a life of lonely, wet and cold days on a river... congratulations!
     
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    Awesome, congrats.
     
  10. francis james hunnycut

    francis james hunnycut Redneck Hippie

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    wow! beautiful fish! I'm still trying for my first one on the swing. way to go!
     
  11. Etamaman

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    Nice job! What a gorgeous native steelie. That is a prized little gem you were graced by for sure.
    Just try to pick up a 3wt weight now and go hike/fish for some small trout on a small stream....nada, don't think that will happen for a while. ;)
     
  12. FlyinFish

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    Wow, that's just plain awesome! Nicely done.
     
  13. Davy

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    thats great !
     
  14. Spencer Woods

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    Nice pic Troutpounder! Pay no attention to the d-bags on here. Most of them have never caught a Steelhead.
     
  15. Upton O

    Upton O Blind hog fisherman

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    Congrats and well done.