Src Monster

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by Matthew Gulbranson, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. Thomas Mitchell

    Thomas Mitchell Active Member

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    I've been wondering about these outsize sea-runs since I caught my big one a few years back. I wonder if these aren't cutt-bows that got the urge to go to the salt. The rainbow genetics giving them more upside growth potential, sort of a steel-bow?

    Regardless, crazy fish, glad that rod still has it's mojo workin! The Z-Axis 5110 is the best Puget Sound beach rod for SRC & rezzies in my opinion.
     
  2. lfpguy

    lfpguy New Member

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    WOW - nice fish! I'm getting all tingly...
     
  3. 1morecast

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    WoW!!!!
     
  4. Go Fish

    Go Fish Language, its a virus

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    A fabulous fish. Think how
    beef it'll get latter this
    year. Congrats!
     
  5. Ryan Nathe

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    Beautiful fish, a true pig! If more SRC were in this size range I would be tempted to fish for them more often.
     
  6. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    Congratulations, that's one for the memory bank!
     
  7. Bob Balder

    Bob Balder Willing to learn anything...

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    Now that, that right there, that's one hell of a fish! NIce job.
     
  8. SeaRun Fanatic

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    Quite a beautiful fish! Cherish it... those are the top 1%, if not the top 0.1%!
     
  9. Skysoldier

    Skysoldier FUBAR

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    Outstanding fish! Congrats!
     
  10. SaltyCutt

    SaltyCutt Beach Bum

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    Thank you for posting that. Amazing fish brother.
     
  11. Peter Pancho

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    WOW, thanks for boosting my motivation to get out there. The high gas prices,boat/trailer/suv tabs and licensing,discovery pass,etc has really discouraged me to fish this year..
     
  12. Steve Saville

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    Very nice, Matthew. Worthy of the pic.
     
  13. Chester Allen

    Chester Allen Fishing addict and scribbler

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    What a great fish! Nice photo as well. I also tend to drop the rod in the water next to the fish and then snap a couple of quick shots before the release. Nicely done.
     
  14. Matthew Gulbranson

    Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    Thomas, I was kind of wondering the same thing. I didn't see any slashes under the throat, but then the 12" that I got a few casts later didn't have them either. It kind of reminded me of a small summer steelhead in a way, especially looking at the tail and the long sleek body. Most of the big cutts I've caught had big shoulders, but this one was a little different. At first I almost thought it was a small steelhead, but it certainly looks like a cutty too. So I think it's totally plausible for it to be some kind of mix! Interesting.

    And thanks Gents for the comments. I'll be remembering this fish for a long, long time!! What a gift!
     
  15. Andrew Lawrence

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    Awesome fish!