Yes, on New Year's Eve!

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Yes, on New Year's Eve!

Post by MickyFinn » Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:52 pm

Hey, I'm more impressed with SBRtool's three wild browns--but this was my catch on 12/31/20--one of those fall-stocking 15-inchers. I'd seen this fish holding in a certain hole--and had fished for it on several different outings--without success--a tricky lie: undercut bank and submerged roots to contend with--short casts and sweating it not to snag on every drift. And then, the thought crosses my mind: You're not letting taking advantage of the full length of the drift. So, I let the rig go farther toward the tail of the pool and--Bang!
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Re: Yes, on New Year's Eve!

Post by Rusty Spinner » Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:45 pm

Great fish, but a Kamloops rainbow that you can thank Shannon's for stocking. :D
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Re: Yes, on New Year's Eve!

Post by lightenup » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:19 pm

Rusty Spinner wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:45 pm
Great fish, but a Kamloops rainbow that you can thank Shannon's for stocking. :D
Hey now, don't forget us little folks...I put money in that coffee can. ;)

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Re: Yes, on New Year's Eve!

Post by MickyFinn » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:26 pm

How can it be identified as a "Kamloops" rainbow?

Thanks to Shannon's for their winter stocking, anyway--but that fish came from downstream of Clinton. :)

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Re: Yes, on New Year's Eve!

Post by Rusty Spinner » Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:26 pm

lightenup wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:19 pm
Rusty Spinner wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:45 pm
Great fish, but a Kamloops rainbow that you can thank Shannon's for stocking. :D
Hey now, don't forget us little folks...I put money in that coffee can. ;)
I'm one of the little folks myself! :D And you are correct, Shannon's takes in a lot of donations from anglers while in the store putting spare change or bills in the stocking bucket on the front counter.
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Re: Yes, on New Year's Eve!

Post by BiggerThomas » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:01 pm

Rusty Spinner wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:26 pm
lightenup wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:19 pm
Rusty Spinner wrote:
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:45 pm
Great fish, but a Kamloops rainbow that you can thank Shannon's for stocking. :D
Hey now, don't forget us little folks...I put money in that coffee can. ;)

I'm one of the little folks myself!
....but "A sinking fly is closer to Hell" - Unknown

:lol:
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Some to Misery are Born
Every Morn and every Night
Some are Born to sweet delight
Some are Born to sweet delight
Some are Born to Endless Night
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Re: Yes, on New Year's Eve!

Post by Rusty Spinner » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:16 pm

BiggerThomas wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:01 pm
Rusty Spinner wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:26 pm
lightenup wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:19 pm

Hey now, don't forget us little folks...I put money in that coffee can. ;)

I'm one of the little folks myself!
....but "A sinking fly is closer to Hell" - Unknown

:lol:
I understand "Unknown" is a brilliant literary giant when not restoring rivers. :lol:
"A sinking fly is closer to Hell" - Unknown

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