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Me and Bro went on a trout hunting adventure. 1st lake was a couple mile hike into the wilderness. water was way up very little open shore to fish in only hiking boots. 4 hrs we got 3 brookies all 18-20". bros big was 3.61 lbs. not bad for a brookie. Mine went 18".

That night camped at a big lake and threw some bait out then did some eating and drinking. never got bit but I left my rod out all night and in the morning most of the line was gone and no fish.

So we drove about 35 miles to the next lake. drove right up to the shore on a main-lake point on the windy side. Took 4 casts to get bit and it was brooks and browns for the next 2 days. i landed 45 and Bro landed 37. We missed/lost 2 or 3 times that many. Fished from 7am till 10PM both days.
Took thunderstorm/lunch breaks of like 2-3 hrs both days.

Most rookies were 14-16" and FAT. browns were all 16-19" and chubby. Maybe 1 or 2 hit 20". I got the big brown at 7.5 lbs on a silver/ orange kasty. Most any metal worked but kastys were best. Tried flies and rapalas but not a touch.

Left this morning at 630am and got home at 130pm. I'd go back for sure.

Met Alan of "Lakefinder" fame and he got 9 or 10 in a couple hrs.










 

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Nice fish Slayer! And bro!

That brownie is a brute..err was a brute?

LOL

Nice brookies too.
 

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BTW

Whats up w/the pic of the big brown? you usually have good quality photos, just too dark?
 

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Yah it was caught at 930 pm. I had to lighten it up after the fact. it's still swimming, in fact the lake where we caught all the numbers has a limit of 1 fish. We let all them go-
 

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Does it hurt a little when you let them go? :biggrin1:



Man that trip sounds like one helluva "weekend".

I hope to get out next weekend. Hell I might go tomorrow and try and catch some blue gill. They won't even be eating size(not that I would eat'em), but I have to stay in town for work.
 

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Hamsta! Nice fish and report!:thumb::thumb::thumb: Pig ass brookies.
As usual sounds like it took a bit to find 'em but when you did you were "Hammerin 'em"!!
 

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Man, I thought you were crazy driving all that way, when the walleye bite was on. Now I know you are. Fishing a lake with a 1 trout a day rule.....LOL!

Gorgeous country there, and the fish are so healthy.

Skeeters out?
 

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No skeeters or bugs to speak of. Another couple weeks and it'll be brutal!

Christ I've caught buttloads of walleyes since February 7th Im sick of it.
Well, sort of.
 
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