Now that's a brown trout......

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  1. Nathan B

    Nathan B Love em and Leave em

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  2. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

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    I wonder why a fish that size would feed on mayflies. Guess it might have been snack time.
     
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    Holy crap. I love the lunge with the net at the end.
     
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    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    That fish probably ate just about anything it wanted to. From mice to baby ducks. Small children and little people.
     
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  5. tediousthumper

    tediousthumper Hello My name is Thad and Im addicted to flyfishin

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    I remember that vid, it caused quite a stir. Was he casting to a spawning fish? Was it foul hooked? Was it caught many times before, and many times after. I can't answer those questions for sure, but I can say... that it certainly is a big brown.
     
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    Caught in 2009 on the Little "T". Fished that area many times. He picked it off a redd. Notice the SPLASH at 18 sec. mark. Awesome fish though.
     
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    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    I wonder if that was on the Truckee River? Wherever it was, that is a great catch and one that will be solidly lodged in his CPU for life.
     
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    It's amazing a 30-inch brown would be located in such shallow water. Maybe there just one very large trout in the entire river :)
     
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    Red raper. Guy is pretty infamous because of this video.
     
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    jumbo215 Jasper hickman

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    What a cool experince that must have been!
     
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    Here we go again......only thing legit about this video is the fish. Regardless, gorgeous Brown!
     
  12. Thomas Williams

    Thomas Williams Habitual Line Stepper

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    I'm in Nevada now back home visiting. I've been fishing the Truckee hard and have done pretty well. People don't know the monsters that lurk in the Truckee. My first day I lost what looked to be about a 6lb rainbow. Came unbuttoned at the net but I got to fight it awhile. Then yesterday I landed a 22in brown on a 14 Adams dry. Put up quite the fight on my 4wt CT. The Truckee supports healthy populations of fish and its a very challenging river. I'll post a good report in the trip section once I fly home. I'll be fishing pyramid lake on Tuesday.

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    That video made it onto some TV commercial
     
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    Lugan Joe Streamer

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    Love how he stumbled through the redd twice before tackling pinning her to the rocks.
     
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    Browns spawn in the winter time. That picture didn't look like it was winter there.

    Here where I live they close down the Beaverhead from December to May for the Brown trout to Spawn.