Tiny Creeks, Huge Fish

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  1. Josh Johns

    Josh Johns New Member

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    I love this post and congrats on the hard work. The best part about fishing is the exploration and the hunt. You could always throw down some money and travel to a known river to take a guided trip with the best info on how to hook the big one but it’s far more rewarding to put in the hours and find one on your own. I fish for an excuse to travel and explore new places.
    I look forward to you next report.
    Josh
     
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  2. Patrick Gould

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    I wish I could have joined you. I haven't been so jealous since seeing Freestone's grandaddy Cutty from the Meathow!
     
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    Nice fish. It goes to show u don't have to travel to other states for monster trout. Need some leg work and diligence to find them. Well done!
     
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  4. Richard Olmstead

    Richard Olmstead BigDog

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    Nice pics; I especially like the cloud and stream views.
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  5. 10incher

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    Tabled rock formations. Clearly a spring creek. I'm thinking south central to south eastern Wa. East of the Columbia by a margin but not close to the Idaho border either. Narrowed it down to about one fifty square miles? I'll find it ;)

    As mentioned... Tell no one!

    EDIT: Walla Walla valley? Wait... Tell no one.
     
  6. Creatch'r

    Creatch'r Heavies...

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    Gaper alarm is sounding. "Fought it for almost an hour with 6x?" Give me a break. I feel bad for that poor brown trout. Probably took ten years to grow to that size and some jackass with a distended labia probably killed it for a picture.

    My buddy and I have caught dozens of browns topping 22" from that creek on 10# flouro P Line and had them in the net in under a minute with 6wts. There may not be a more unique and special fishery in the state, so next time you saddle up and ride into the desert, leave your purse at home and have some respect for the fish. What a joke.
     
  7. jmara6864

    jmara6864 Joey Mara

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    Most of that time was spent letting the fish rest in the pool while I prayed my friend would come look for me so we could net it. He swam away fine. He was there the next day too. Anyway thanks for your concern, or jealousy whichever it was.


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  8. Creatch'r

    Creatch'r Heavies...

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    Can you not hear yourself?

    You literally let a beautiful brown trout from a special river struggle around a small pool for almost an hour attached to your line while you waited patiently for your buddy to hopefully come find you and net it for you? That's sad shit. "I remember my first beer."

    You also said earlier in the thread that you would have seen the carcass the next day if it had died, now you say you saw it the next day? Which is it?

    Believe me guy im not jealous. But when you post an ego stroke a thon on the Internet about a special place that doesn't need more attention you are asking for it. I'm not impressed.
     
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    jmara6864 Joey Mara

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    It's both... like I said the fish was fine. All I do is catch and release.


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    jmara6864 Joey Mara

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    It's kinda funny that that the pussy an purse jokes are coming from a guy who can be quoted as saying "I like men" in other posts. :)


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  11. Nick Clayton

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    Just curious, what would you have done if your buddy was busy chasing tail at the local watering hole and had no interest in coming to check up on you, and subsequently helping you land that fish? You already admitted to being completely unable to do anything about it solo, so if nobody had showed at what point would you have given up and broken it off? Or would you have tied your line to a tree and let the fish gently swim around the pool while you went home for a bigger net?
     
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    jmara6864 Joey Mara

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    Probably would have just used some dynamite.


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    jmara6864 Joey Mara

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    It does make me feel good that people can enjoy an experience I had, just as I enjoy hearing and seeing those of others as well. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy this post. Maybe we can go fishing together soon??


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  14. Creatch'r

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    Ok guy. Carry on tiddling yourself over your heroic triumph in the desert. Edit that video up maybe you'll get famous. You are a hell of a fishermen.
     
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    jmara6864 Joey Mara

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    How did you know??


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