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Old 07-08-2011, 07:51 PM
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Default Monster Trout Tease

This morning while fishing I was fortunate to witness a truly eye opening event and wanted to share it with everyone.

I had just cast my fly and it hadn't been on the water more than 2 seconds when the wake of a big fish appears and is headed toward my fly from about 10 feet out. Neither fin nor tail ever appears above surface but the fish is pushing a wake over 2 inches high. About 4 feet from my indicator the fish does a quick broadside turn and raises a wake from the turn that is instantly over 3 feet long and 6 inches high. With that turn he disappears and is gone.

What I believed happened is the monster was coming for a trout rising to my fly. No other fish but trout live in this section of the river and I am quite certain judging from the wake size and the fact the fish never actually broke surface that it must have weighed at least 30 lbs.


Even though I now know where the brute lives it doesn't do me much good as I only have a 5 wt rod, so the fish is safe for now...lol Gotta start thinking about up-sizing some streamers though in preparation for a new fly rod.

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Old 07-08-2011, 08:07 PM
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Must of been a good fish..
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Old 07-08-2011, 10:50 PM
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Default Re: Monster Trout Tease

ive had big bass, even musky follow a hooked bluegill or crappie in on a few occasions.


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Old 07-08-2011, 11:10 PM
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What do you figure the adrenalin surge pushed your heart rate up to?
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What do you figure the adrenalin surge pushed your heart rate up to?
Don't know fysh, still taking liquid sedative to slow it down.

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LOL! Liquid sedative should help.
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Wow Dave,

I know how that can get you going, and now if you weren't already hopelessly hooked..........
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