Nick's First Brown

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  1. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    For you Nick, taken New Year's Day around 9:30 AM ish.

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  2. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Caught my first and second brown near that very spot.
     
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    Nice fish...gotta ask, do I count 4 rods on that 'toon, or are some of the reels not attached to a rod?
     
  4. Nick Clayton

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    4 rods, you got it. I hate changing lines. Much prefer carrying rods rigged with the lines I expect to fish. 4 in
    the tion can be pretty hectic. Its a fine art for sure.
     
  5. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    Thus the reason he bought a pram and now carries 5 rods rigged and ready.

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    I can't tell for sure from that pic but it looks like a tiger to me.
    Great fish either way
     
  7. Blake Harmon

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    Def a nice fish Nick. Looks like a tiger to me as well. Either way, its got some brown in it so well done!
     
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    Nice fish Nick.
    Wasn't that from Pass? I don't think there are any tigers in Pass.
     
  9. Nick Clayton

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    Yep, it was indeed Pass. I don't know that I would know a Tiger in my hand if I landed one. I don't believe I've ever heard of Tigers in Pass either.
     
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    Funny, tiger was the first thing I thought when I looked at this pic, too.
     
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    Definitely a tiger.
     
  13. Gregg Lundgren

    Gregg Lundgren Now fishing on weekdays too!

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    It does seem like the spots on Nick's fish are merged into that tiger-like pattern. Here are a couple of browns I caught at Pass last year. Both a younger and a more mature fish. The spots seem much more defined.

    View attachment 47244 View attachment 47245
     
  14. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    Hmmm? Looks like a brown to me and I've caught both tigers and browns, but no tigers out of pass. I know there are the occassional atlantics that pop up out of there that are also brownish but I'm fairly certain that his fish is a brown.

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  15. fisherjon

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    im pretty sure thats a brown the spots dont always have to be fine and perfect i have seen browns with wierd shaped spots even though i have seen reports of people catching tigers out of pass but not many so with that fish it could be either but i remember hearing somewhere that some were accidently put tigers in there when they stocked some 6 inch browns a few years back but thats just talk and talk is unreliable