My First Land Locked Salmon?

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My First Land Locked Salmon?

Post by Twism86 » Sun May 13, 2018 7:02 pm

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Caught this guy at Seneca Lake today (finger lakes of NY). I was just messing around off a dock with a bunch of fish under it and this one grabbed my jig. So I'm wondering if this is my first LLS?
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Re: My First Land Locked Salmon?

Post by martalus » Mon May 14, 2018 9:44 am

I honestly have a hard time differenting them from brown trout, especially when they are smaller. Something about the tail is supposed to be different I think.

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Re: My First Land Locked Salmon?

Post by Kronk » Mon May 14, 2018 2:41 pm

The eye is too far forward for a landlock,tail is to square and the telltale red spots therefore I believe it is a Brown Trout.

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Re: My First Land Locked Salmon?

Post by joe_panella » Mon May 14, 2018 3:00 pm

Kronk wrote:
Mon May 14, 2018 2:41 pm
The eye is too far forward for a landlock,tail is to square and the telltale red spots therefore I believe it is a Brown Trout.
I looked at a 100 pics this morning and eye head are the only things i could say didn't look quite right. Hatchery fish have been known to be mutants though from time to time so i didn't comment. I assume they hatchery fish at least.

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Re: My First Land Locked Salmon?

Post by Twism86 » Tue May 15, 2018 8:34 am

Yea looks like just a regular old stocked brown. Damn. I know the finger lakes have LLS so I was hopeful.
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Re: My First Land Locked Salmon?

Post by troutfishing4life » Wed May 23, 2018 8:10 am

Either way its pretty cool to just be jigging under a dock and get a brown trout

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Re: My First Land Locked Salmon?

Post by Twism86 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:16 am

troutfishing4life wrote:
Wed May 23, 2018 8:10 am
Either way its pretty cool to just be jigging under a dock and get a brown trout
Yea, there were a ton of fish, mostly sunnies, perch and shiners but this guy grabbed it out of no where. This is at the lake where im getting married in October. I plan to fish the morning before the wedding.......
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Re: My First Land Locked Salmon?

Post by troutfishing4life » Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:24 am

Twism86 wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:16 am
troutfishing4life wrote:
Wed May 23, 2018 8:10 am
Either way its pretty cool to just be jigging under a dock and get a brown trout
Yea, there were a ton of fish, mostly sunnies, perch and shiners but this guy grabbed it out of no where. This is at the lake where im getting married in October. I plan to fish the morning before the wedding.......
Now thats a great plan!!!

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Re: My First Land Locked Salmon?

Post by Castaline » Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:14 pm

That would be cool to fish the morning of your wedding. You should do it... it will be something you alway remember! Ha!

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Re: My First Land Locked Salmon?

Post by garden hackle » Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:20 pm

Twism86 wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:16 am
troutfishing4life wrote:
Wed May 23, 2018 8:10 am
Either way its pretty cool to just be jigging under a dock and get a brown trout
Yea, there were a ton of fish, mostly sunnies, perch and shiners but this guy grabbed it out of no where. This is at the lake where im getting married in October. I plan to fish the morning before the wedding.......
There better not be an evening hatch going on or there will be HELL to pay on your wedding night.

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Re: My First Land Locked Salmon?

Post by Twism86 » Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:23 pm

Castaline wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:14 pm
That would be cool to fish the morning of your wedding. You should do it... it will be something you alway remember! Ha!
The real question is, will it also be something my WIFE always remembers!
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