Originally Posted by fredaevans
... in the UK and that sized fish is the norm for much of their stream fishing.
That is also the norm for trout here in Silicon Valley/SF bay. It is sad yet amazing the little natives survive in such stressed water.
"By the time I was a teenager I fit the standard profile of a lifelong angler. I was lazy, shiftless, unambitious and willing to work hard only at things that were widely considered useless." ~John Gierach