When you're alone.. noone can hear you WOOOOHOOOOOOO!!!

Discussion in 'Spey Clave' started by stilly stalker, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. stilly stalker

    stilly stalker Tuna sniffer

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    I talked to a few guys at the gold bar mini mart who had done well with spoons at Reiter. All natives, not a single hatchery fish seen caught by anyone. I always like talking to spoon fisherman about good water because out of all the gear fishers, they are the ones who like the same kind of water we do, and I often learn about quality water to fish.
     
  2. stewart dee

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    Good Work. Now you just need to wait a year to do it again.:beathead:
     
  3. stewart dee

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    You know what we are proud of you man! It is a good indication that you managed the fish correct and passed on the hero shot (that means a lot to me anyway).
     
  4. stilly stalker

    stilly stalker Tuna sniffer

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    Its really hard to let em go without a photo, but I just couldnt feel good about bringing it onto the rocks to get a pic and risk removing all its slime layer. It was probably my biggest fish this year, it certainly would have been nice to get a pic. Oh well, the HOH DOWN approaches, hopefully I can get some love out there
     
  5. Matthew Gulbranson

    Matthew Gulbranson Resident Swinger

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    Nicely done. What a way to end the S river season. I sure would have liked to get out more this winter, and would have liked even more to land a damn fish. At least I've been enjoying tying up some juicy ass intruders.

    Congrats on a great day.
     
  6. stilly stalker

    stilly stalker Tuna sniffer

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    you still have 2 more weeks on some quality water if they don't close it down early. Maybe we should all do a Fortson hole takeover one of these days. That would amuse me!
     
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    Great job you don't need a photo, better to play it safe. maybe you'll catch its offspring in three years gongrats!
     
  8. Itchy Dog

    Itchy Dog Some call me Kirk Werner

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    2 more weeks? Where? Congrats on the great Sky fish,by the way. However without a photo I really don't believe you. Unicorns...heh.
     
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    Some times, alone and without a camera, is a very good thing. Looking back, with one exception, the 'exceptional fish' I've hooked have no photos .. except those burned in to my brain.
     
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    stilly stalker Tuna sniffer

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    I am just as happy with it in my memory. Out of all the fish I caught this year, I have a pic of the one that means the most to me... And although it was smaller than this last one, the size for where it was from makes it a double trophy to me. 34" is a good fish, but not a tropy sized fish on the Sky
     
  11. Ian Broadie

    Ian Broadie Flyfishing is so "Metal"

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    HooRaahh!! and Evan's right... you bastard :D
     
  12. Richard Torres

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    Burned into the brain is an excellent choice.
    At least you got some rough measurements which is more than I can say so far this season.
    Congrats is all that is needed.
     
  13. orangeradish

    orangeradish 1/2 an Ira

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    Tough to miss it. It's purple.

    Nice job on the fish, man.