Originally Posted by Brownie
So are the stories I have heard about Browns around the Sinks not true?
It is not a matter of the presence of large browns, but the presence of large populations of willing trout that 95% of the tourists target. Very few venture more than 1 mile off the roads in search of fish, and even fewer spend the effort targeting the large browns like you did recently. So my recommendation was based on the fact that I want to give a visiting angler the best opportunity to catch trout.
I have attempted to find large browns up and down LR, and have spotted them numerous times. However, I have not yet been deserving enough of such a prize.