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Brookies and browns hands down. Can't pic a favorite between the two.....

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Somewhere between these guys..

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and this little dude from the weekend

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The blues/reds/purples on that little rainbow so SO incredibly tense, it was just amazing.
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Probably the fish from my avatar caught last fall.
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I caught one in California Dec.23rd that was like a bigger more burgundy version of the above, but no camera... I need a good small waterproof camera.
Many beautiful brookies in Boulder Creek higher up in the mountains, but no decent photos to share.
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Brookies and browns hands down. Can't pic a favorite between the two.....

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I really love the coloration of the brookie fin....white, black, reddish fading to orange...very unique i believe.

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Here is the best looking fish I caught last year. The fish is a Westslope Cutthroat trout caught on a high backcountry river in late July. Both of these pics are just crops of the original. I don't own photoshop or anything like that so yes that fish has some bright colors.



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Great looking cutthroat too.....
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Good topic!

All of your photos demonstrate the range of color and markings that make trout a fine thing to capture. This makes for a tough choice, I've caught all sort of beauties but seldom photographed them. Last year I got 2 into digital format that were very good to look at. One trout and one grayling stood out for unusual coloration and markings. They were not large fish but they made for a great trip.

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This was taken from a different fish but gives you an idea of how these light up if you expose them to direct sunlight.

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I havent caught many trout as of yet so here is a sample of some bluegill variants in texas.

first the native strain:
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and next what I call the ghost strain:
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upon further reflection the picture above me is of a female blue gill.
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I guess I'm surprised that we have no bass/panfish/saltwater shots here. The original post didn't say only salmonids allowed? Some of those saltwater fish are so colorful?? Roosters or Dorado or???

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we got a couple of "green sunnies" on the cross river last year - the light is hitting this one just right -

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i would have some good looking speckled sea trout but i dont have a water proof camera.
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