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The deli near my house when I was a boy sold a smoked fish they called chub. As I recall, it was pretty oily, but picked up the smoke flavor well. The whole smoked fish was about 8" long, and the flesh was scraped off the bones and eaten on crackers.
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Caught some big guys over 20" last week...luring those spooky fish is very exciting
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JP: Looking at the colors on those Chubs and knowing you only sight fish, it must be pretty difficult spotting those guys in the water.
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Default Re: Chasing big chub.....update...

We have chubs,,but we don't have those big'a ones ! I'd love to get into some that size. Good fishing, pard !
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Larry,It's not too difficult to locate the big guys...except when they're deep.You have certainly noticed they have a big mouth...seeing big chub gently taking your dry or...swallowing your nymph is very exciting...but you have to wait till the mouth is closed before striking
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JP: Now that would be the hard part for me to do, with those big guys I would be too excited and set the hook early. Argh!
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Default Re: Chasing big chub.....update...

Awesome looking fish! My little girl caught a chub on her first time out fly fishing. Thanks for sharing.
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